News briefs: South Lake Tahoe births, sign application fee revision and more |

News briefs: South Lake Tahoe births, sign application fee revision and more

LAKE LEVEL — Lake Tahoe

As of Friday, Oct. 16, the lake elevation was reported as 6221.86. For more information, visit Truckee River Operating Agreement at


David Galindo was born Oct. 15 to Juan Galindo and Laura Lopez Gonzalez of South Lake Tahoe.


South Lake Tahoe City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday, Oct. 20, to revise sign application fees for businesses. Minor sign permits that follow Tahoe Regional Planning Agency guidelines, or for specific areas of the city, will cost $130, down from $878. Major sign application costs will be capped at $300. A full story will follow online and in Friday’s print edition.


El Dorado County wants to hear from its residents. Take the survey now at

As part of El Dorado County’s Strategic Planning Process, a citizen engagement survey is being conducted. This survey gives residents an opportunity to provide the Board of Supervisors and the goal-setting teams thoughts about why they live in El Dorado County, and what would improve the quality of life for its citizens. To learn more about services provided by El Dorado County government before completing the survey, explore the website at The survey will close Nov. 2, 2015.

The results of this survey will be published on the county website in the near future.


The Kiwanis Aktion Club of Lake Tahoe invites the public to a dinner fundraiser at Chevys Fresh Mex on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 5-10 p.m. Twenty percent of profits will be donated to the local Kiwanis Aktion Club’s efforts. Visit the Kiwanis website to print out the flyer required for event participation:

Aktion Club is a branch of the Kiwanis of Tahoe Sierra that teaches leadership skills and community service to its members who have developmental disabilities.


Chabad Center will host an educational event on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. It will be led by Ziva and Ephraim Lamdan, clinical psychologists, and it will focus on imago therapy, regression and reincarnation. The Lamdans are observant Jews, and integrate their professional work with their beliefs. They have given presentations, workshops, and seminars all over the world.

Refreshments will be served. This event is free; kindly RSVP. Donations are appreciated.

Learn more about the Lamdans here:


Posh Finds will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 30, from 4-5:30 p.m. Since opening in 2014, the clothing store has filled a need in the South Shore community for gently used women’s clothing and accessories. The ribbon-cutting event provides an opportunity for the community to check out this locally owned store and shop for the winter season.

Posh Finds is located in the rejuvenated Swiss Chalet Village at 2520 Lake Tahoe Blvd., #4, South Lake Tahoe. For more information, visit

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