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Posted on: August 7, 2020

City launches ‘Community Conversations’ town hall series

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A new town hall series from the City of South Lake Tahoe will launch this September. The series, called “Community Conversations,” will be a quarterly discussion and a chance for a real dialogue about topics you c...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Nomination period to run for City Council extended through next Wednesday

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe, along with the El Dorado County Elections Department, will be holding an election November 3, 2020 for two South Lake Tahoe City Council members.

State elections law says when an incumbent is not running ...

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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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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Woman airlifted to Reno with severe injuries after hit and run

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A woman riding a Lime scooter Tuesday on Pine Hill Rd., was hit by a car. The vehicle struck the woman head-on, and the driver took off.

It happened around 5:45 PM in the 3300 block of Pine Hill Rd. Officers got there to find a 31-yea...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

David Stevenson sworn in as SLTPD Police Chief

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Chief David Stevenson was sworn in at City Hall today. The Chief reflects on his career with SLTPD, and his plans on moving the department forward. Click the video below to watch.

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

New Police Chief, COVID-19 update, and body cameras are 'What's Happening'

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A new police chief, staying safe from COVID-19 and plans for the new recreation center are ’What’s Happening’ in the City this week! Click below to watch!

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Posted on: July 28, 2020

City Council approves the purchase of body cameras for SLTPD

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- After a lengthy discussion City Council approved the purchase of body cameras for the police department at their meeting today.

Council approved the purchase of 42 body cameras, 28 in-car cameras, and cloud base storage for both. The ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

David Stevenson selected as new Police Chief for the City of South Lake Tahoe

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – After a lengthy process, the City has selected David Stevenson to be the newest Police Chief for South Lake Tahoe.

Stevenson has been in the City since he was 5-years-old and even attended South Tahoe High School. Stevenson...

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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: July 24, 2020

City of South Lake Tahoe to reopen boat ramp following temporary closure

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – Following a two-week closure the City of South Lake Tahoe plans to reopen its boat ramp starting Friday, July 24th. The City closed the boat ramp in order to evaluate its operating plan after a significant increase in visi...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

REMINDER: Virtual community Q&A for Police Chief candidates happening tonight

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The five finalists have been selected to be the new Police Chief in South Lake Tahoe and tonight they’ll be answering questions sent in by our community.

The community submitted questions through last week to make sure their...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Finalists announced for police chief candidates, interviews, community Q&A scheduled for July 23rd

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The five finalists have been selected to be the new Police Chief in South Lake Tahoe. They are:

  • Captain John Gunderson, Redwood City Police Department
  • Bachelor’s Degree Criminal Justice, Master’s Degree Public Admin...
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Posted on: July 16, 2020

SLTPD resumes Live Scan fingerprinting with enhanced safety procedures

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Beginning July 21st, South Lake Tahoe Police will start doing live scan fingerprinting again. It will be offered on Tuesday and Thursdays, by appointment only. Please call (530) 542-6100 to make an appointment and to call when you ar...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

City Council places South Lake Tahoe fire protection, city services measure on the November ballot

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The South Lake Tahoe City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place the South Lake Tahoe Fire Protection, Emergency Response, City Services Measure on the November 2020 ballot. If approved by voters, the measure would enact a 1-cent...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

City Council postpones all special events until the fall

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council decided today to postpone all special events until at least September 22nd. Council made that decision as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“Safety is our number one priority and we know we can&rs...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

Governor announces new round of statewide closures amid COVID-19 surge

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new round of closures today as COVID-19 cases rise rapidly across the state.

Effective July 13, 2020, ALL counties must close indoor operations in these sectors:

  • Dine-in restaurants
  • Wineries and tasting roo...
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