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Posted on: February 26, 2021

March 'At Lake Level' debuts

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe is pleased to publish its monthly newsletter - "At Lake Level." Articles from this month's newsletter include the South Lake Tahoe Police Department's Annual Report, Zoom Train...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Hours-long police standoff ends with convicted felon in custody

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- South Lake Tahoe Police were involved in an hours-long standoff in the 3700 block of Alder Ave.

The suspect, 55-year-old Scott Nevin, drove up from Santa Cruz County after a search warrant was executed on his home by the Santa Cruz Co...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue saves multiple lives in morning fire

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- This morning, South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue responded to a fire at an apartment complex at 4123 Pine Blvd.

It happened at 11:17 this morning. When firefighters and police officers arrived, they found distressed victims hanging out of t...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Get out your cameras, City launches ‘Capture Tahoe’ campaign

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City wants to see your best images of South Lake Tahoe!

We all know Tahoe is one of the most beautiful places in the world and we want you to capture the best of it. Let your creative juices flow and capture the fun and beauty tha...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Heavy traffic and travel delays anticipated in the Sierra this weekend

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Marysville, CA– Caltrans is advising fresh powder and football enthusiasts to expect heavy traffic and major travel delays in this Sierra during the Super Bowl weekend.

Over the last week and a half, the Truckee and Tahoe areas have seen a signif...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

REMINDER: Applications still being accepted for Small Business Sustainability Loan Program

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Money is still available to help small businesses in our community get through the COVID-19 pandemic but it won't last long!

Earlier this year Council approved a new small business/non-profit loan program. Dozens of businesse...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Salmonella outbreak in Finches across western states including Lake Tahoe area

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Incline Village, NV- The Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) and Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care (LTWC) are asking the public to be on the lookout for sick or dead finches associated with bird feeders.

Finches across the western states are dying from an o...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

Council votes not to use eminent domain to re-route US 50 project through Rocky Point neighborhood

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council today decided that an alternate route for the US 50 South Shore Community Revitalization project works better for the City.

 

The project, commonly referred to as the “Loop Road Project,” has b...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

State, County roll out new websites, answers on COVID-19 vaccinations

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The State and County have new websites up to help with questions and updates about vaccine distribution. 

For information from El Dorado County, click here

Would you like to know if you're eligible for the ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

City staff works hard as winter weather blankets the area

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm, Avalanche, and Blizzard warning are still in effect for the City of South Lake Tahoe as snow removal teams work hard to keep roads clear and make this week safe for everyone.

“The good news is, we had no real issues ov...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Heavy snow creates hazardous road conditions, service delays

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- More than 20 inches of snow overnight are creating dangerous driving conditions. Snow plows are out but with this much snow the removal process can take some time.

“We are asking for patience as our plow operators work very hard to cl...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

City still recruiting volunteers for “Safety Ambassador” program

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe is still recruiting residents to educate our community and visitors on the importance of safety, and mask-wearing during this pandemic. 

“We have said the entire time to do everything you can to s...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Recent storms raise flooding concerns; sandbags available for anyone who needs them

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A wet winter storm moved through yesterday leaving South Lake Tahoe with a slushy mess around town. Storms like that can cause localized flooding in our area and the City wants to remind you that help is available if you need it.

The ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

City Council approves new reimbursements for restaurants, helps local charity provide local support

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council approved several new programs this week aimed at helping those in need and local businesses get through the pandemic.

Today, Council approved $100,000 for restaurants to purchase to-go containers and other items ...

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