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The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s executive director, John Singlaub, will be hosting a “Java with John” meeting on Sept. 30 at the Inn by the Lake in South Lake Tahoe at 8 a.m.

Residents are invited to the coffee session to discuss issues facing communities around the Lake Tahoe Basin.

“Since introducing ‘Java with John’ earlier this summer, we’ve seen an overwhelming response from residents interested in discussing TRPA and general topics facing Lake Tahoe’s environment,” a TRPA statement said.

Inn by the Lake is at 3300 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Further details are at

Meeting set on Heavenly plan

The Forest Service will be hosting a public meeting on Wednesday at 7 p.m. to prepare environmental analysis for the Heavenly Mountain Resort Master Plan Amendment, 2006.

The plan includes operational improvements for ski facilities, better skier dispersal, summer activities and lodge locations.

The meeting will be at 35 College Drive in South Lake Tahoe.

Comments from the public can be provided at the meeting, in writing by mail, or through e-mail. Please send written comments to Janine Clayton, Acting Forest Supervisor, Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Send comments by e-mail to Comments on the scope of the analysis must be received by Oct. 3 in order to be included in the analysis.

The draft environmental impact statement is expected by December and the final environmental impact statement is expected by June.

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