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Possible attempted kidnapping, burglary reported (1)

October 16, 2014 — 

A possible attempted kidnapping and a burglary were reported to the South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) during the past week. Police received a report of what the victim thinks …

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Jury duty warrant scam hits South Lake Tahoe (2)

October 14, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department received several phone calls over the weekend from citizens stating they were called by subjects identifying themselves by …

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Fishing for charity (3)

October 10, 2014 — 

Tahoe Sport Fishing donated six boats and crews for four hours. The fishermen/women caught more than 100 fish that morning for a grand total of more than 150 fish that …

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Perfect pie for autumn (4)

October 9, 2014 — 

It’s time for pie chock-full with fall fruit. A double-crust apple pie is an old-fashioned version that I enjoyed as a kid. My mother turned to Granny Smith apples for …

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Three burglaries in five days (5)

October 9, 2014 — 

South Lake Tahoe was struck by a series of burglaries late last week and early this week. The stolen property was returned for one of the three cases, which are …

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French-style Mac and cheese in the Sierras (6)

October 2, 2014 — 

As a kid growing up in Northern California suburbs I remember macaroni and cheese — a favorite hot comfort food. It was a main dish in our home. There was …

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Bicyclist seriously injured in collision, driver charged with DUI (7)

September 30, 2014 — 

A bicyclist was airlifted to the hospital after a collision with a vehicle on Monday at about 5:40 p.m. South Lake Tahoe Police responded to a traffic collision involving a …

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Young Eagles take flight (8)

September 25, 2014 — 

The Truckee Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) held a Young Eagles Rally at the Lake Tahoe Airport on Sept. 21 and gave free airplane rides to 46 area …

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Warm Sierra scones for fall (9)

September 25, 2014 — 

It’s the first week of fall and change is in the morning air around the South Shore. Recently, I returned from a trip to Canada. Ten-degree mornings and pumpkins lined …

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Police search for Mi Pueblo burglar (10)

September 25, 2014 — 

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) is searching of a man who is suspected of burglarizing the Mi Pueblo Market on Pioneer trail early Sunday morning. The unidentified suspect …

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Good boys behaving badly (11)

September 25, 2014 — 

There are many factors that lead police to a suspect and subsequently an arrest following the commission of a crime, but a fast-acting guilty conscience is not often one of …

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Community gives dog second chance (12)

September 19, 2014 — 

Jeremy Heller spent his last day out with his dog Trango, a black and tan, highly-active and perpetually happy 9-month-old shepherd labrador mix, hiking around in the woods and rock …

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Help offered for dislocated workers (13)

September 18, 2014 — 

El Dorado County Connections – One Stop has programs and services to help people return to work. Through the Dislocated Worker Program, unemployed and underemployed residents who are unlikely to …

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Police search for teenager, offer reward (14)

September 15, 2014 — 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward and is asking for the public’s assistance in the search for Seth Daniel Rogers, 19. Rogers is wanted for allegedly failing …

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Hard Rock to roar in with Jaguar (15)

September 9, 2014 — 

The new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe will award a new Jaguar XJ to one Backstage Pass Rewards Club Member. “We are absolutely thrilled to team up with …

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Couple introduces paint, sip studio to South Shore (16)

September 9, 2014 — 

For a long time Jill and Frank Slipher were looking for a business idea that would allow them to relocate to Lake Tahoe. Their answer was a blend between a …

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How the Humane Society and SPCA help the community (17)

September 9, 2014 — 

I wanted to write this column to let everyone know exactly what the Lake Tahoe Humane Society and SPCA offer our community, as there seems to be some confusion between …

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Weapon fired in restaurant (18)

September 9, 2014 — 

A man reportedly accidentally fired his weapon while he was at a Heavenly Village restaurant with his wife and two small children Saturday evening. “The male subject was very apologetic …

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Audition for ‘Leading Ladies’ (19)

September 2, 2014 — 

The Theatre Arts Department at Lake Tahoe Community College is seeking men and women of various ages and types for its upcoming production of the comedy “Leading Ladies” by Ken …

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Group indicted for drug operation (20)

August 29, 2014 — 

A federal grand jury returned a 17-count indictment Thursday against six people who are charged with conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and heroin. Kenneth Tam, 53; Gerald Osborne, 56; Sherlynn Charles, …

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