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Boil water notice lifted for Cave Rock, Skyland Water System on Lake Tahoe East Shore

May 21, 2018 — A precautionary boil water notice issued for Cave Rock and Skyland Water System on May 17 has been lifted. Several rounds of bacteriological testing showed clean samples, according to an announcement from Douglas County on Saturday. The county issued the warning, a requirement by the

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Volunteers collect over 2,000 pounds of trash at South Lake Tahoe spring cleanup

May 21, 2018 — SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Nearly 300 volunteers dispersed around South Lake Tahoe helped pick up approximately 2,465 pounds of trash during the third annual Spring Cleanup event, put on by Clean Tahoe Program and city of South Lake Tahoe, and sponsored by Harrah's and

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In tourism-driven Tahoe, hotels are turning into homes

May 21, 2018 — After getting divorced, Jazzmin Pereschica moved out of the four-bedroom townhome she shared with her ex-husband and five children and began the search for a new home in South Lake Tahoe. As a newly single parent, a majority of the three-bedroom rentals she came across

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Council: More feedback needed before changes to South Lake Tahoe food truck regs

May 19, 2018 — South Lake Tahoe might be getting more food truck friendly in the near future. At the request of several residents, South Lake Tahoe City Council is taking a look at the regulations that govern food trucks. But after Tuesday's meeting, council is asking for more

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Lake Tahoe AleWorX prepares to open second taproom featuring full bar

May 19, 2018 — Come mid-June, beer will be flowing in one more spot on Tahoe's South Shore: Lake Tahoe AleWorX is opening its second taproom. Located beside Lucky Beaver Bar & Burger in the midst of Stateline's casino corridor, AleWorX's latest spot comes to an already busy area.

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El Dorado County to ask voters for input on cannabis regulations in November

May 18, 2018 — Voters may have the chance to provide input on El Dorado County's commercial cannabis industry this November. At a candidate forum for El Dorado County District 5 supervisor on Wednesday, incumbent Sue Novasel said the county is in the process of formulating a series of

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Tahoe Wellness Cooperative exec turns in signatures for cannabis ballot measure

May 18, 2018 — After countless hours of meetings and workshops on cannabis, South Lake Tahoe City Council's work on an ordinance might all have been for nothing — that is, if a certain initiative makes it onto the ballot and passes this November. On Wednesday, Tahoe Wellness Cooperative's

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Voting underway for 2018 Best of Tahoe finalists

May 17, 2018 — With the initial round of votes counted and the finalists for each category selected, the final round of voting for the 2018 Best of Tahoe is now underway. Voting will run through Wednesday, May 30. The public is able to vote for the finalists in

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Second Lake Tahoe South Shore business earns B Corp Certification

May 17, 2018 — There are now two businesses on Tahoe's South Shore that have earned a B Corp Certification. At the end of April, Environmental Incentives joined South Lake Tahoe-based Eagle Protect, Truckee-based Bigtruck and Incline Village-based Brand Geek on the list of Certified B Corporations that call

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Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care celebrates 40th anniversary with reception

May 17, 2018 — Last month, Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care — the nonprofit focused on raising, rehabilitating and releasing orphaned and injured wildlife — celebrated its 40th year operating on South Shore, and to commemorate the milestone the organization is hosting a reception on Sunday, May 20. The gathering,

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South Lake Tahoe City Council hires interim city manager

May 16, 2018 — South Lake Tahoe City Council authorized the hire of an interim city manager Tuesday. Dirk Brazil comes to South Lake Tahoe after retiring as the city manager for Davis. He previously worked as the Yolo County assistant county administrator, held several positions at the California

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South Lake Tahoe considers lowering VHR fines amid rising tension

May 16, 2018 — After negative national media attention, South Lake Tahoe City Council is considering lowering its fines for vacation home rental violations. Over the last several months, coverage on the fines has emerged in publications such as the San Francisco Chronicle with headlines like "Welcome to Tahoe.

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Truck driver’s last act may have saved Carson Valley man before fatal crash in Woodfords

May 16, 2018 — A bicyclist, who witnessed the rollover of a tanker truck in Woodfords, said he believes the driver tried to avoid hitting him just before last week's crash. The Carson Valley man, who asked not to be identified, said he was riding up the hill when

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Less than 1 week left for California voters to register for upcoming election

May 16, 2018 — Californians who are eligible and want to vote in the upcoming election have less than one week to register to vote. The deadline to register for the June 5 election is 11:59 p.m. Monday, May 21. California residents who are eligible to vote may register

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Calfire: Potential for big fire season ahead in Lake Tahoe Basin

May 15, 2018 — After two heavy winters following five years of drought, grass and brush are thick in the Tahoe Basin, putting local firefighting agencies on high alert for the fire season ahead. "We will see more intense fire because there is more fuel. That's the message we're

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Lake Tahoe Environmental Magnet School wins 34th annual Kiwanis/Katey Fagan Spelling Bee

May 15, 2018 —

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GoFundMe campaign begins for Stateline fire victim

May 15, 2018 — On Monday, April 23, Henry Porter received a text from his landlord stating that his mobile home at Ponderosa Trailer Park on Kingsbury Grade was on fire. "Next thing you know, the whole neighborhood is trying to contact me to make sure I'm not in

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Interim city manager, food trucks, $1,000 VHR fines on South Lake Tahoe council agenda

May 14, 2018 — Another South Lake Tahoe City Council meeting, another packed agenda. On Tuesday, May 15, councilmembers will meet to discuss a range of topics, including the hire of an interim city manager, the future of food truck regulations in the city, and the $1,000 fines for

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El Dorado CAO: County must make choices, sacrifices

May 14, 2018 — "It is not possible to be small and rural, with low taxes and high levels of service." That was the main message of El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Don Ashton's presentation to the El Dorado County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday afternoon. Ashton, who

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Eatery with self-pour wine wall opens in South Lake Tahoe

May 14, 2018 — A new wine bar and eatery is now open in South Lake Tahoe — and just like its beer-slinging neighbor Lake Tahoe AleWorX, you don't need to flag down a waiter to get your drink. Operated by chefs, friends and world-traveling ice sculptors Mark Davis

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