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Posted on: April 9, 2021

US-50 at Echo Summit closed due to rockslide

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At approximately 5:45 am this morning a rockslide occurred on US-50 at Echo Summit near the dry bridge. A Toyota forerunner was involved in the slide but no injuries were reported. At this time, all lanes are blocked and alternate routes are recommended. ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

South Lake Tahoe Police Department arrest man after he sets two intentional fires

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Just before 1:00 am on 4/8/21, a wildland fire was reported in the 1500 block of Al Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue (SLTFR) and South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) quickly arrived to the scene and were able to extinguish the fire. At the s...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

One man killed in overnight shooting in South Lake Tahoe

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South Lake Tahoe Police Department is currently investigating a homicide that occurred overnight. On April 7, 2021 at about 1:00am, the South Lake Tahoe Police Dispatch center received numerous 911 calls reporting gunshots near Sierra Blvd and Alma Ave. O...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue contains house fire on Lost Sheep Lane

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A fire was reported just after 1:00 pm at a house on Lost Sheep Lane. South Lake Tahoe Fire and Rescue along with the assistance of Lake Valley Fire Protection District, CalTahoe EMS Paramedics, and South Lake Tahoe Police Department were able to quickly ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

El Dorado County moves to less restrictive Orange Tier starting Wednesday, April 7th

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The Orange Tier, also known as the Moderate Tier, would increase capacity for many types of businesses and activities in El Dorado County which includes restaurants, movie theaters, and fitness centers. Governor Newsom also announced in a press conference...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Be Safe! Know What’s Below Before Digging!

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April is National Safe Digging Month and a great time to remember to put safety first before starting any digging project. Whether a large-scale project or a simple do-it-yourself job in the backyard, safety should always be the top priority. Utility line...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Police looking for suspect in bank robbery at the “Y”

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – On 4/1/21, at about 2:30pm, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department responded to a robbery at Wells Fargo Bank at the “Y” (1032 Emerald Bay Road).   A suspect approached the teller and said he had a gun.  He is desc...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

April "At Lake Level" debuts

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The City of South Lake Tahoe is pleased to publish its monthly newsletter - "At Lake Level."  Articles from this month's newsletter include the Youth Ambassador Pilot Program,  VHR Code Enforcement, California COVID-19...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Al Tahoe Neighborhood joins Firewise USA® organization

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South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue is proud to announce the Al Tahoe Firewise USA® application has been approved by the National Fire Protection Association. The neighborhood joins the growing number of Firewise USA ® accredited organizations comprised of resid...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

An uptick in COVID-19 cases keeps El Dorado County in more restrictive red tier

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South Lake Tahoe, CA-While several counties in California have moved to a less restrictive tier, El Dorado County along with Calaveras, Imperial, and Napa Counties will remain in the red tier as a result of too many new COVID-19 cases. Per the EDC website...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Communications Manager leaves City to take position with State of Louisiana

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Chris Fiore, the City’s Communication Manager, is leaving the City of South Lake Tahoe after being appointed to a position at the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

Fiore helped the City take communications to a new level, impr...

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