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    Tuesday, May 03, 2016
    The American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has identified Barton Health, in conjunction with their Lake Tahoe Sports Medicine Fellowship program, as an accredited Graduate Medical Education institution. For years, Barton has participated in Graduate Medical Education in conjunction with other health care systems. Orthopedic surgery residency graduates from across the United ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Papers/Research, Economic, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016
    On April, 29 th 2016, South Lake Tahoe Police Department cited 4 clerks for selling alcohol to minors. The actions were the result of a minor decoy operation in which minors under the direct supervision of officers, attempted to purchase alcohol from 10 retail licensees in the City of South Lake Tahoe. The following individuals were cited at the establishments listed below: - Nathaniel Asavedo ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016
    Locals Day is coming up. We are combining this with the Audubon Sanctuary’s Bio Blitz event this year in honor of Earth Day. $20 per player with 50% of the proceeds going to Live Violence Free. Food and Drink Specials. Every Friday we are having an interactive Pasta Buffet. You pick your pasta, sauce, add ins and we cook it in front of you. Salad Bar and Bread Sticks along with a dessert ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016
    Barton Announcements Participate in a 31-day Mental Health Awareness challenge . In May, enjoy free community activities and events to raise awareness and encourage more conversations about mental health. View the full schedule at bartonhealth.org/mentalhealthmonth and share challenge activities on social media with #EachMindMatters. WeCan! – a four week nutrition and fitness program in ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    On 1/30/16, 40 year old Dennis Wright was shot to death in the parking lot of the Beverly Lodge in South Lake Tahoe during a drug deal-turned robbery/murder. The South Lake Tahoe Police Department has been joined by investigators from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, the El Dorado County DA’s Office, and SLEDNET while investigating this case in several jurisdictions. This ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    In an ever-evolving marketplace, Chase International continues to be a trend-setter when it comes to real estate company culture. In a move that comes from the top, filtering down through all aspects of the firm’s endeavors, Chase International has embraced the practice of mindful leadership to best serve their agents, clients and community. All Chase Realtors are encouraged to integrate ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Water Safety Instructor Class WHAT: American Red Cross Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor Class WHO: All community members WHERE: Recreation and Swim Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. WHY: The South Lake Tahoe Recreation Department is offering an American Red Cross Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor Class. Participants must register for this class by April 28 th at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course WHAT: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training WHO: All community members WHERE: Recreation and Swim Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. WHY: The South Lake Tahoe Recreation Department is offering American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Training. The class is conducted by American Red Cross Certified Instructor Liz Terzian and will provide participants ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    The California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) proposes to adopt the proposed regulations described below after considering all comments, objectives, and recommendations regarding the proposed action. This rulemaking action clarifies and makes specific the authority for regulating off-trail use in Natural Preserves, Cultural Preserves, State Cultural Reserves, and State Natural Reserves ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016
    Join the Barton Foundation for the 22 nd annual Tiki Tee Off Golf Tournament. All proceeds support the Community Health Endowment to benefit the health and wellbeing of South Shore residents. “The Tiki Tee Off is a fun way for people to come together for a common cause,” said Dr. Daniel Norman, a gastroenterologist and golf enthusiast. “Participants experience a little flavor of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    A mountain of star-filled concerts, blockbuster festivals, heart-pounding athletic competitions, fireworks, and tee-to-green celebrity golf action are on-tap this summer at Tahoe South www.tahoesouth.com . TAHOE SOUTH FAVORITES American Century Championship: Sports and entertainment celebrities tee it up July 19-24 as the No. 1 celebrity golf tournament in the U.S., the American Century ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    Kayak Rolling Skills WHAT: Practice your Kayak rolling skills at the Recreation Swim Complex WHO: All community members WHERE: Recreation Swim Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. WHY: Let’s roll on down to the Recreation & Swim Complex to practice your Kayak rolling skills before you head off to your aquatics adventures this season. This is an opportunity for you to practice your kayaking ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    Earlier this week, Liberty Utilities participated in the official groundbreaking ceremony for their first-ever solar facility being built in Mineral County, Nevada. “This project continues Liberty’s commitment to renewable energy sources,” states Greg Sorensen, President of Liberty Utilities-CA. “When completed later this year, the solar project will meet 25 percent of our ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe will be hosting a 4 th of July parade on Monday, July 4, 2016 in honor of our local American Legion Post 795. The Legion will also serve as the parade marshals. Local businesses and organizations are invited to participate in the parade celebrating the 4 th of July. The City encourages parade participants to build floats representing their businesses/ organizations. A ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    For the fourth consecutive year, members of the aviation community will gather outside of California’s State Capitol to promote the benefits of flight to citizens, local communities, businesses, and the overall economy of California. The event, hosted by the Association of California Airports, will be held on Wednesday, April 20 th from 11AM – 2PM on the north steps of the Capitol in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    "The Tahoe community has always had a reputation of drawing thrill-seeking, boundary-pushing personalities." In our "In the Past" section this month, we rounded up some key extreme pioneers throughout Tahoe's history. Did we miss someone you think should definitely be on the list? Check it out here . Summer Lovin' Festival Guide From May to October, the entire West ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016
    The Barton Foundation is giving $50,000 in grant funding to improve community health. Barton Health provides funds for programs and organizations that positively impact the health of the South Lake Tahoe community. In this grant cycle, the Community Health Advisory Committee will award up to $50,000 in grants, with priority going to projects and programs that address mental health, substance ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016
    Junior Giants Program Seeking Coaches WHAT: Coaches Needed for Junior Giants Baseball Program WHO: All community members WHERE: Recreation Swim Complex, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. WHY: The City of South Lake Tahoe Recreation Department is partnering with the Junior Giants Organization to bring a free baseball program to South Lake Tahoe youth ages 5 to 18 years. Coaches are needed for the Junior ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    Distracted driving is such an important safety issue that April is recognized as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In California, Police, Sheriff and CHP officials are joining the Office of Traffic Safety, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), as well as law enforcement throughout the country, working together ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    Ride, socialize, participate, learn, and have fun at the annual TAMBA Tahoe Trails Summit ! The 2016 summit is set for May 6-8 at the Beach Retreat & Lodge in South Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association (TAMBA) will host a weekend long summit involving workshops, movies, photo displays, discussion, and of course riding. Speakers at the Summit include representatives from the ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    The Humane Society of Truckee Tahoe is excited to announce an Adult Spring Speaker Series for high school students and adults, continuing on April 29. The Humane Society aims to give the Truckee Tahoe community information on animal welfare topics, from learning red alert animal behaviors to look for at the park to the latest in animal welfare policy. The series events will be held at the Town of ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe launches nationwide advertising campaign to bring people to Tahoe . Commencing March 30, 2016 a commercial spot produced for the City of South Lake Tahoe will be broadcast nationwide on the cable sports channels of Altitude Sports and Entertainment, American Sports Network and several individual television stations in select markets. Watch commercial at ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a vendor to create an original “Flame” sculpture, preferably bronze, for permanent display at the City’s newly established Champions Plaza. The artist may propose any material for the sculpture they deem suitable. All Proposers must register and complete a “Vendor Information Sheet” to be ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Political
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    Women of all ages are invited to celebrate the health and wellness of women at the fifth annual Mom’s Morning Out on Saturday, April 30. “Mom’s Morning Out is an event just for women that unites the body and mind.” says Natasha Schue, Barton’s Community Relations Coordinator. “It’s an opportunity to slow down, unwind, and be pampered.” The first ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    El Dorado County was made aware of a March 15, 2016 action taken by the City of South Lake Tahoe City Council to unilaterally terminate its contract with the California Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority (Cal Tahoe) to provide prehospital advanced life support ambulance services in the South Lake Tahoe region. The City’s action is slated to take effect April 15, 2016. Cal Tahoe, ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    The Lake Valley Fire Protection District (District) was made aware on March 15, 2016 that the City of South Lake Tahoe would terminate its contract with the California Tahoe Emergency Services Operation Authority (Cal Tahoe JPA) on April 15, 2016. This decision deeply concerns the District, as it would ultimately mean the City would stop providing ambulance services within the City of South Lake ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    In response to press releases issued by El Dorado County and Lake Valley Fire Protection District on March 24, 2016, South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue refutes the inaccuracies by both agencies. The Cal Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority is a partnership between the City of South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue and Lake Valley Fire Protection District, providing paramedic ambulance service to Lake ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Papers/Research, Political
    Tuesday, April 05, 2016
    2016 Valhalla Arts, Music and Theatre Festival Season Line-Up S ummer on the sublime shores of South Lake Tahoe can reawaken youth’s creative bliss, no matter your age. The 37 th season of the Valhalla Arts, Music & Theatre Festival , which runs from opening night June 22 through the finale on August 31, is ambitious and free rolling this year. From high quality Americana & New ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, March 08, 2016
    Barton Urology services are now available in Incline Village! Dr. Bradley Anderson, a board-certified urologist, will see men, women, teens, and children for a wide range of urologic conditions. He is trained in the da Vinci® Surgical System and can perform minimally invasive surgical procedures for prostate cancer, kidney cancer, and bladder cancer. Some of the other diseases and disorders ...read more
    Categories: Education, General News Article, Papers/Research, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe would like to remind residents that sand bags are available at no cost year round. The sand lot is located at the City’s Public Works Yard located at 1160 Rufus Allen Blvd., which is next to Campground by the Lake. To pick-up your sand bags, proceed through the gate at 1160 Rufus Allen Blvd. and drive to the back of the lot. At the back of the lot is a large ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016
    2016 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA TAHOE ROUTES ANNOUNCED FOR WOMEN AND MEN Highlights of the Amgen Tour of California race at Lake Tahoe – both men’s and women’s – will include iconic vistas along the 72-mile circumference of the lake as well as spectacular backcountry terrain through Hope Valley. Amgen officials announced today the routes that will challenge more than 350 of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education, General News Article, Political
    Tuesday, January 19, 2016
    Hike the whole Tahoe Rim Trail with ease this summer WHEN: Aug 13 th - Aug 27 th and Sept 10 th - Sept 24 th WHERE: Tahoe Rim Trail, 165+ mile loop trail around Lake Tahoe COST: Supported Annual Thru Hike - $1,695 INFO: www.tahoerimtrail.org ; Lindsey Schultz (775) 298-4491; lindseys@tahoerimtrail.org Make 2016 a year to remember! The Tahoe Rim Trail Association (TRTA) is proud to announce open ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    As part of the City's continued initiative to increase communications, we will be offering a 12 part monthly series throughout the year highlighting emergency preparedness. Use these tools to prepare yourself for an emergency. More information is available in the City’s website at www.cityofslt.us/emergency Emergency Preparedness—Month 1 - CREATE A FAMILY DISASTER PLAN Your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 05, 2016
    As we welcome in 2016, the City of South Lake Tahoe would like to reflect on the accomplishments of 2015. The following is a summary of accomplishments during 2015. Strategic Priority: Fiscal Sustainability The most important issue facing cities and local agencies is continued steadfast attention to the budget, both short term and long term fiscal impacts. FY 15/16 budget adopted on time and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    Amgen Tour of California , presented by AEG, announced today that professional cycling will return to Lake Tahoe for the men’s Stage 5 finish, as well as the women’s Stage 1 start on Thursday, May 19, 2016. The men will start in Lodi, Calif. and finish at Heavenly Mountain Resort’s California Base Lodge in South Lake Tahoe. The women will also start/finish at Heavenly Mountain ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015
    TAHOE TALKS BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED A schedule of upcoming Tahoe Talks Brown Bag Lunches was announced this week by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. The popular lunch series resumed Wednesday, September 16 with a public preview of the new Bijou Bike Park in South Lake Tahoe. TRPA, in its capacity as the Tahoe Metropolitan Planning Organization, created the Tahoe Talks Brown ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release