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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Full Closure of U.S. Highway 50 for Echo Summit Project started today

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El Dorado County, CA – The full closure of U.S. Highway 50 for the Echo Summit Sidehill Viaduct Replacement Project that is scheduled for two weeks started today.

The closure is required to install seven 96-foot bridge girders and associated work...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Red Flag Warning in effect, open flames are not allowed

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for critical fire weather conditions from 1:00 p.m. today until 11:00 p.m. PDT on Friday, September 18, 2020 for the greater Lake Tahoe area. This means no open flames are al...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

One lane closure over Echo Summit has started

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EL DORADO COUNTY – Caltrans is reminding motorists that construction has resumed on the U.S. Highway 50 Echo Summit Sidehill Viaduct Project and that continuous one-way traffic control has started.

The continuous one-way traffic control on this $...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

City, TPC work to give free PPE to small businesses

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The Tahoe Prosperity Center has been participating in the El Dorado County Business Protection Workgroup since COVID-19 impacted all in our community earlier this year. 

One of the priorities was helping local businesses find...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

City recruits volunteers for new “Safety Ambassador” program

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

“We have said the entire time to do everything you can to stay safe,...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

City mourns the death of former Recreation Superintendent Judy Crawford

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – Former Recreation Superintendent Judy Crawford has passed away. She worked for the City from 1974 until 2003 and was the first woman to hold that position.

Crawford was also the President of Great Ideas for Tahoe, or GIFT, ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Forest Service Temporarily Closes All National Forests in California

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Vallejo, CA- Due to unprecedented and historic fire conditions throughout the state, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of an additional ten National Forests, meaning all eighteen National Forests in Califor...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Keeping Tahoe safe, fire preparedness City focus for holiday weekend

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – As visitors come to South Lake Tahoe for the weekend, the City wants to make sure we do our part to keep everyone safe. Although people may want to take a vacation, the pandemic doesn’t so make sure you are follo...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

South Lake Tahoe to hold public webinar for City’s draft Climate Action Plan

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The community is invited to a webinar to review the City’s draft Climate Action Plan (CAP).

The City of South Lake Tahoe has completed its draft CAP and is in the midst of the public review period. This CAP is critical for r...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

County Health Officer responds to new State framework for reopening

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Placerville, CA- The following statement can be attributed to the El Dorado County Public Health Officer, Dr. Nancy Williams: 

“Today, Governor Newsom announced a new way for counties to move forward in terms of reopening various busines...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Boater still missing after accident on Lake Tahoe

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- South Lake Tahoe police are looking for a missing boater today. SLTPD was alerted around 5:00 Tuesday afternoon about the incident. The Marine unit responded to a sailboat that saved two people from the water, but a third boater was ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Lake Tahoe agencies, County band together to encourage everyone to wear a mask

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South Lake Tahoe/Placerville, CA – A coalition of Lake Tahoe agencies and local government are launching a new PSA series today to drive home the public health directive of wearing a mask to decrease the spread of COVID-19. (https://youtu.be/2th...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

PPE Reimbursements, restaurant voucher program deadlines approaching September 30th

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council recently approved two programs to help people in our community in their time of need, but the deadline to use those programs are approaching fast.

The COVID Compliance Grant Reimbursement program, which pays local busines...

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