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El Dorado County supervisors set commercial cannabis permit fees

September 19, 2019

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved new fees for commercial cannabis permitting. Costs vary depending on whether the applicant is a prospective cannabis cultivator, retailer, distributor or manufacturer. The revenue generated...







Barton nurses picket Friday in front of hospital

September 20, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — They chanted. They held signs. And they’re hoping Barton Memorial Hospital takes notice. Well over 100 nurses from Barton picketed Friday, Sept. 20, directly across the street from the hospital...


Verizon asks for extension on cell tower discussion

September 18, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Verizon Wireless has asked for an extension for the hearing regarding the cell tower on Ski Run Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. City Manager Frank Rush made the announcement to...


Divers to attempt unprecedented Lake Tahoe clean-up

September 16, 2019

Two Lake Tahoe residents are taking steps to address the lake’s long-time trash problem by swimming the 72 miles around Tahoe. Tahoe Dive Center owner Matt Meunier and Clean Up the Lake founder Colin West...




Fire Chief’s Corner: Wildfires and insurance

September 17, 2019

As you may have heard there is a home insurance crisis in California, and Truckee is no exception. State Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara put on a Town Hall in Auburn and Grass Valley last week...




126 new bike racks added this summer at Lake Tahoe

September 19, 2019

New bike racks appeared all over the Tahoe Basin this summer, 126 to be exact. This was due to an effort by Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition. Funded by grants from Tahoe Fund and Squaw Valley’s...


Scaggs brings blues to MontBleu

September 18, 2019

Prepare to get “lowdown” with Boz Scaggs this Saturday. The 1960s and ’70s rock and blues legend is performing at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21. This show is exactly...


Low-cost flu clinics scheduled in South Lake Tahoe

September 19, 2019

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division will begin conducting low-cost community flu vaccination clinics Sept. 26, with additional clinics offered through November. Seasonal influenza...