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Poetry, prose submissions sought (1)

November 20, 2014 — 

Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) seeks submissions of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction for its 25th annual edition of The Kokanee literary journal. To have their work published, writers must …

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El Dorado County felony arrests rise, violent offense arrests drop (2)

November 20, 2014 — 

EL DORADO COUNTY -- El Dorado County registered a rise in felony arrests as well as a drop in arrests for violent offenses in 2013 in comparison with 2012 figures, …

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South Tahoe woman turns 100 (3)

November 14, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- There were more than 30 people in the room, many more who filtered in and out throughout the celebration, and everyone made it a point to …

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South Lake Tahoe break-in similar to October burglaries (4)

November 13, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- Rami Merrikh thought he was getting satellite TV at his diner, Wildman’s ‘50s Drive-In, Thursday morning. Instead, he got a broken window, cash stolen from his …

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Soroptimist awarding young women (5)

November 11, 2014 — 

Soroptimist International of Tahoe Sierra and Soroptimist International of South Lake Tahoe are accepting applications for the Violet Richardson award. Each year the two local Soroptimist clubs honor girls and …

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Tahoe Arts Project to hold third annual fundraiser (6)

November 11, 2014 — 

Tahoe Arts Project will present its Holiday Festival on Nov. 15 and 16. This fundraiser will feature 30 different arts, crafts and food vendors. Admission is free. Bring a camera …

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TRYP receives grant (7)

November 9, 2014 — 

Tahoe Regional Young Professionals (TRYP) was selected as one of the nonprofit organizations to receive a $1,000 grant from the American Century Championship (ACC), the Lake Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tournament. …

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Tahoe Regional Young Professionals this fall (8)

November 9, 2014 — 

Tahoe Regional Young Professionals (TRYP) has a busy month ahead with events, mixers, and ways to get involved in the community. Plus, this month marks the fourth annual Winter White …

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CHP nab woman in South Lake Tahoe in connection with car theft, reportedly find loaded gun in car (9)

November 7, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- A woman was arrested on charges related to car theft Tuesday after officers investigated a car theft call from hours earlier. California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers …

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Former South Lake Tahoe council candidate avoids rape conviction in plea deal (10)

November 7, 2014 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- A former South Lake Tahoe City Council candidate accepted a plea to three charges that involved burglary and assault after initially being charged with several sexual …

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What’s Cookin in Callie’s Cabin: Soup’s on! (11)

November 6, 2014 — 

Autumn and the big chill around the lake is a perfect time for hearty vegetable soup. Think plenty of fresh, seasonal vegetables and stock for a chunky semi-homemade soup. Garlic …

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South Lake Tahoe skier sentenced for workers’ comp fraud (12)

November 4, 2014 — 

Mark E. Leung, 60, enjoyed the slopes of Heavenly Resort for at least 40 days a season, getting regular use of his yearly ski season pass. Since 1987, he has …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (13)

October 30, 2014 — 

Calls Resulting in Arrests Oct. 17 Warrant in the 900 block of Poplar Street. DUI in the 900 block of Los Angeles Avenue. Oct. 18 DUI at Lake Tahoe Boulevard …

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A treat for Halloween (14)

October 30, 2014 — 

It’s Oct. 31 — the week of Halloween activities including decorating, carving pumpkins into Jack-o’-lanterns, apple bobbing, haunted houses, and watching horror movies. Trick-or-treating is also traditional celebration for kids …

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McFlurry leads to arrest (15)

October 28, 2014 — 

A McDonald’s “McFlurry” landed a man in jail on Sunday when police were able track him down after he allegedly burglarized a motel. The arrest occurred after police reportedly saw …

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Second possible attempted kidnapping reported (16)

October 24, 2014 — 

A man was arrested on drug and other charges Wednesday after a woman reported that he was attempting to kidnap either her or a child who was with her. The …

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South Lake Tahoe Police Logs (17)

October 24, 2014 — 

Calls Resulting in Arrests: Oct. 10 Spousal Abuse in the 100 block of Highway 50 Violation of Court Order in the 2100 block of South Avenue Unlicensed drier at Lake …

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WWII couple 70 years later (18)

October 23, 2014 — 

Every Sunday there was sunshine. The water would have killed anyone who fell overboard within five minutes of hypothermia. There were sections of the USS Pocatello that were always underwater …

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Stateline man charged with unlawful contact with minors (19)

October 22, 2014 — 

Reno Police Department Sex Crimes Detectives have been conducting a follow-up investigation to several cases that were reported to the Reno Police Department. The cases involved a suspicious man who …

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Crime scene weapon sought by police (20)

October 21, 2014 — 

Police are searching for a weapon used in a reported domestic violence crime and are asking for the community’ assistance. On Oct. 16, Thomas Payne allegedly cut his wife’s throat …

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