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Posted on: February 15, 2019

SLTFR responds to snow related roof collapse

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A South Lake Tahoe business is closed after a snow related roof collapse this morning. 

SLTFR responded to Powder House at 4045 Lake Tahoe Blvd.  When they arrived, crews discovered the main load-bearing beams had fa...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Travel concerns still exist during this storm; SLTFR steps in to help family in need

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Snow continues to blanket South Lake Tahoe, as a Winter Storm and Avalanche warning remain in effect. 

Between 1-3 feet of snow is expected from now through this weekend. SLTPD said roads have been a problem in the basin this...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Travel concerns high as another weekend storm hits Tahoe

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm Warning has been extended through noon Sunday as another round of heavy snow blankets South Lake Tahoe. 

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Sunday evening with more than 3 feet of snow expected from no...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Adult-use cannabis documents available online; City begins accepting applications March 11

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council gave the green light to adult-use cannabis businesses in South Lake Tahoe. They made the decision at their most recent city council meeting.

Today, Development Services released the documents which describe how adult use ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

SLTFR responds to snow related gas leak, flooding still a concern with this storm

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until tomorrow at 10:00 PM. Once again, city crews are working to keep roads clear and safe to travel on. Though this storm, with its rain and snow mix, makes travel even more treacherous.

This stor...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Rain and snow mix could create flooding concerns as winter storm looms

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The National Weather Service is predicting a rain and snow event in the city over the next few days. That paves the way for flooding and ice concerns.  

NWS has issued a Winter Storm Warning starting tonight at 10:00PM throug...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Public invited to discuss new proposed parking near Heavenly Village

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A new proposal to City Council would add up to 57 new parking spaces to the Heavenly Village area, and we want to hear from you.

The paid-parking would be added in the public right-of-way along Bellamy Court and Heavenly Village Way. ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

City staff to work around the clock this weekend as another winter storm bears down

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Travel problems, high winds, and heavy snow are the concerns as another round of winter weather hits South Lake Tahoe this weekend.

A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect at 4:00 PM on Friday, with the first round of storms expected...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Wind, winter weather could create travel problems this weekend

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for the City of South Lake Tahoe as we gear up for another round of winter weather. Public Works and snow removal teams will be out in full force trying to keep roads safe.

The National Weather...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Scammer pretending to be SLTPD employee have people on edge

Scam Alert

South Lake Tahoe, CA- People in South Lake Tahoe say a scammer has been calling them pretending to be a South Lake Tahoe Police Employee. Multiple people in the area have called with similar stories.

They say the scammer identifies themselves as either a f...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Snow fighters work all night long clearing roads, travel concerns still exist today

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for the City of South Lake Tahoe as snow fighters work slowly, but surely to keep roads clear and make travel safer.

We have one plow in each of the City’s eight zones (Stateline, Hea...

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Winter storm means snow fighting crews working round the clock, travel concerns exist today

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm, Avalanche and Blizzard Warning remains in effect for the City. City of South Lake Tahoe Crews are working around the clock to keep people safe.

Snow fighters are out with plows, we have one plow in each of the City’s e...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

UPDATE: Winter storm warning in effect; heavy snow, travel problems likely

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm Warning is in effect as the City of South Lake Tahoe gears up for another round of intense winter weather.

Heavy snowfall is anticipated Friday night into Saturday. According to the National Weather Service, snow could...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

SLTFR holds “Stop the Bleed” training this Saturday

SLTFR Fire Life Safety Protection Meeting

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WHAT: “Stop the Bleed” training where participants will learn emergency bleeding control techniques. Everyone who completes the class will get a certificate. This class will be hands on, live-saving training for everyone. Ages 10 and ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

SLTPD warning people about a sharp rise in auto thefts

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Police in South Lake Tahoe are noticing a disturbing new trend, auto thefts are on the rise. The South Lake Tahoe Police Department investigated 70 auto thefts last year, and all but 10 were stolen in our city.  That&rsq...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Limited Preliminary Injunction Agreed On for Maximum Occupancy Limits Only

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SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA- The City has reached an agreement with the plaintiffs (South Lake Tahoe Property Owners Group) in the Measure T lawsuit on a limited preliminary injunction. Both parties have agreed to delay the implementation of the new maximum occu...

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Posted on: January 19, 2019

Local organizations work together to alleviate traffic, weather concerns

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe has joined together with a dozen other organizations to help alleviate weather-related traffic concerns, especially on busy weekends. 

"When people come to visit South Lake Tahoe we see all t...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Winter storm could create travel problems this weekend

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Another approaching winter storm has the potential to create travel issues over the holiday weekend. The National Weather Service says the storm has the potential to impact South Lake Tahoe Sunday morning into Monday. With the holida...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Winter storm causes minor issues overnight, travel concerns exist today

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The first major winter storm of 2019 continues to roar outside and city crews are have been working around the clock, plowing roads and monitoring conditions to keep you safe. The Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until Friday m...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Winter storm raises flooding concerns; sandbags are available if needed

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A Winter Storm and Blizzard Warning are still in effect for the South

Lake Tahoe Area this morning. With this much snow comes concern about flooding.

The City has two locations open for people to come to get sandbags if they need them....

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

Legal Action Filed to Block Measure T; TRO Prevents Implementation of New Maximum Occupancy Limits

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Measure T, the citizen-initiated ballot measure that places additional restrictions on vacation home rentals (VHRs) in South Lake Tahoe, became effective on December 20. City staff began implementation and enforcement of the immediat...

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