News briefs: South Lake Tahoe births, and more |

News briefs: South Lake Tahoe births, and more


Kruz Manuel Rocha Mena was born July 12 to Manuel and Martha Rocha Lopez of Stateline.

Isla Grace Michiko Fox was born July 15 to Edward Fox and Jessica Pheiff of South Lake Tahoe.

Harold Thomas Riddle IV was born July 15 to Harold and Kimberly Riddle of South Lake Tahoe.

Betty Jane Reissle Simpson was born July 16 to Sean Simpson and Shannon Rollins of South Lake Tahoe.

Marie Noel Zuev was born July 16 to Evgeny and Sarah Zuev of South Lake Tahoe.

David Santiago Coyotl Ramirez was born July 17 to Adrian Coyotl Romero and Astrid Ramirez Mendez of South Lake Tahoe.

Gabriel James Miller was born July 17 to Tina Wallick of South Lake Tahoe.


Vacation Bible School — Cavequest-Following Jesus The Light of the World — will be offered at St. Theresa Church Aug. 1-5, from 6-9 p.m. It is open to all children entering Pre-K through seventh grade. There is also a need for volunteers in seventh to 12th grade to help with the program.

There is a $5 per student for the week donation for food and resources.

For more information and registration, contact Danette Winslow, director of religious education, at 530-544-4788 or send an email to


The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) is looking for a part-time volunteer counselor for the South Lake Tahoe community.

The volunteer will provide HICAP services at the Senior Center building located at 3050 Lake Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. HICAP is a volunteer supported, government-funded program that offers free, personalized, unbiased counseling to help persons make informed decisions about their Medicare options.

HICAP gives assistance to Medicare-eligible and Medicare-enrolled persons, including those planning for retirement, who need help comparing Medicare choices, appealing denials, and applying for Medicare financial assistance programs (Medicare Savings Programs).

Volunteer counselors of the HICAP program receive in-depth training and mentoring to assure clients are provided appropriate guidance regarding their Medicare options. HICAP volunteers provide an invaluable service to the community. Those interested in joining the HICAP volunteer team are asked to call or e-mail Emily Haines, volunteer coordinator, at 916-375-3761 or

Additional information on HICAP services can be found at the HICAP website:

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