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    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, February 09 2016
    At about 7:42 p.m., several people called 9-1-1 to report shots being fired at the Beverly Lodge at 34780 South Lake Tahoe Boulevard. Officers were dispatched immediately and arrived within about 3 1�½2 minutes. Upon arriving at the scene, the responding Officers found a man who was shot on the ground outside of the rooms at the hotel. A responding EMS unit transported the man to the hospital ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 09 2016
    At about 7:42 p.m last night (Saturday, January 30 th , 2016) police responded to investigate a homicide which occurred on the property of the Beverly Lodge in South Lake Tahoe (3480 South Lake Tahoe Boulevard). Upon arriving at the scene, responding Officers found a man who was shot on the ground outside of the rooms at the hotel. This victim has been identified as 40 year old Dennis Michael ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, February 09 2016
    Bowl For Kids’ Sake - Big Brothers Big Sisters Become a Bowling Philanthropist Who: Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County What: 1st Annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake When: Saturday, April 2, 2016, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Where: Tahoe Bowl in South Lake Tahoe. Why: Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has been providing one-to-one mentoring services to at-risk children since ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 09 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe, Public Works Department, is proud to announce the launch of a new web-based Service Request Portal for City staff and community members. This new service will allow anyone to add service requests, concerns, or issues that need to be addressed by City Engineering, Streets-Transportation, and/or Facilities Department(s). Simply go online to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
    Tuesday, February 09 2016
    According to psychologist Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, it is essential for people to feel love and belonging to reach optimal health and wellness. Valentine’s Day, whether you celebrate the holiday or not, reminds us of love. The word “love” can be confusing and have different meanings for everyone. Dr. Chapman, the author of The Five Love Languages , writes that ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Papers/Research, Press Release, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 09 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 Citizens Academy. The Academy will be held on consecutive Thursdays from 5:30-7:30pm beginning April 7, 2016 and running through May 19, 2016. The Citizens Academy is a free, seven session interactive course designed to provide residents with an in-depth look into municipal government, as well as, information about ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 26 2016
    Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works (EPW) passed U.S. Senator Dean Heller’s (R-NV) Lake Tahoe Restoration Act of 2015 ( S. 1724 ). The bipartisan legislation, crafted alongside Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Harry Reid (D-NV), and Barbara Boxer (D-CA), provides federal, state, and local partners important tools to reduce wildfire threats, improve water ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 26 2016
    Houzz, a website designed for home remodeling and design, has named Todd Gordon Mather Best of Houzz 2016 for S ervice. The award recognizes the top three percent of professionals with the most five star reviews for projects completed in the past year. Houzz, is the leading web platform for remodeling and design, bringing together 35 million homeowners and home professionals in an inspiring, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 26 2016
    California State Parks and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations next week beginning Monday, January 25, 2016. To view a map with project locations and details, visit http://www.tahoefft.org . Residual smoke may be seen in locations where operations have taken place over the last several weeks. The Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) gives as much advance notice as ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 26 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe is preparing Design Guidelines to complement the adopted design standards and help property owners visualize how to meet the required standards. The first public meeting was hosted by the Planning Commission on Jan. 21st. Approximately 25 people attended and voiced their opinions to help improve South Lake Tahoe’s visual appearance. An online survey has been set ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 26 2016
    On January 16, staff and physicians from the Tahoe Center for Orthopedics implemented their medical skills and physical talent at the MedWAR Challenge in Mesa, Arizona. MedWAR, which stands for Med ical W ilderness A dventure R ace, is a unique race that combines physical challenges and wilderness medicine in a day long race. On this course, teams of competitors participated in a multi-sport ...read more
    Tuesday, January 19 2016
    The South Lake Tahoe Recreation Facilities Joint Powers Authority (JPA) is seeking applicants to the Bicycle Advisory Committee required by Measure R. The Advisory Committee consists of seven (7) members. Advisory Committee meetings are publicly noticed and generally occur monthly. There are three open positions for two year terms on the Bicycle Advisory Committee. The other four positions will ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    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 19 2016
    The B4UFLY Smartphone app tells users about current or upcoming requirements and restrictions in areas of the National Airspace System (NAS) where they may want to operate their unmanned aircraft system (UAS, a.k.a. “Drone”). The app is now available for Apple devices and can be downloaded from the App Store. Within two taps, users know if it is safe to fly at their current location. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 19 2016
    The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program in South Lake Tahoe continues to have a great need for community volunteer drivers to help deliver lunchtime meals to homebound seniors and other vulnerable people. The meals are prepared by the Senior Nutrition Program in Tahoe and the volunteers simply deliver those meals. Volunteers are asked to help one day a week for approximately two hours and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 19 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe is currently recruiting for the following positions: Assistant City Clerk The Assistant City Clerk is considered an advanced journey level position within the administrative support series with responsibility for participating in and assisting in directing the activities of the City Clerk's Office. Incumbents in this class assist in planning, organizing, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 19 2016
    The City of South Lake Tahoe’s Snow Removal crews have been working around the clock to clear snow on city roadways. Watch this video clip with informative Snow Removal Safety Tips at https://youtu.be/hhh_Mbcsqgg?t=56s The City’s Snow Removal program is to complete the initial plowing of the City’s 130 miles of streets in 18 hours. In addition to removing snow from city ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 19 2016
    The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee will hold a business meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 9:30 AM EST, to consider six bills for markup and 32 GSA resolutions. The Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a Business Meeting to consider the following items (all attached): S. 659, the Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2015 -- substitute amendment S 1024, Great Lakes ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 12 2016
    Multimedia artist Cynthia Hooper, whose videos and paintings capture various landscapes found in California and Mexico, is bringing her artistic talents to Lake Tahoe Community College’s Haldan Gallery this winter. Research & Desire: Recent Videos and Paintings by Cynthia Hooper opens Thursday, Jan. 14, with an Artist’s Reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Haldan Gallery. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 12 2016
    Design Guidelines Public Workshop WHAT: Design Guidelines Public Workshop WHO: All community members WHERE: City of South Lake Tahoe City Council Chambers 1901 Airport Rd., South Lake Tahoe WHEN: Thursday, January 21 st , 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm WHY: Join us for a Design Guidelines Public Workshop and discuss how to improve South Lake Tahoe’s visual character. The Design Guidelines Public ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 12 2016
    South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue Hosts Coat Drive for Kids WHAT: South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue Hosts Coat Drive for Kids WHO: All community members WHERE: Fire Station #1, 1252 Ski Run Blvd. Fire Station #2, 2951 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Fire Station #3, 2101 Lake Tahoe Blvd. WHEN: Now through January 27, 2016 WHY: South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue is hosting a “Coats for Kids Drive” during the month ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 12 2016
    Welcome to 2016! We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday break, especially our hard-working people in the tourism and skiing industries - this town was slammed! It was rough getting back into the routine this week, especially with the low temperatures and resetting the ol’ alarm clock, but we did it! Today is a gorgeous day, as is every day in Tahoe, but it sure is nice ending the week with ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Political, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 05 2016
    Professional development short courses and management certificates offered by Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno provide University-quality educational opportunities to build your career and skills in a wide range of management and business topics, to keep on the leading edge of the latest trends and industry-specific issues, and to hone existing talents for career advancement. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, 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, January 05 2016
    Ø Barton Health’s Health & Wellness Directory has expanded. In addition to listings of local providers and health services available in our community, the 2016 guide includes community resources and services for housing, mental health, substance abuse, wellness, and other health needs beyond a doctor’s visit. Access the directory at bartonhealth.org/ healthdirectory or ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 29 2015
    During this time of year in Lake Tahoe, ice may appear thick enough to walk on, but the thickness is unreliable and the ice may break. South Lake Tahoe Fire and Rescue wants to remind the community and its visitors with ice smart safety tips. At local areas such as Lakeview Commons and Ski Run Marina, several individuals have ventured out onto the ice, however some of the depths are five (5) or ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Tuesday, December 08 2015
    At today’s City Council meeting, Wendy David was elected as Mayor and Austin Sass as Mayor Pro Tem for 2016. A resolution was passed to adopt the following City Council meeting schedule for 2016: January 19, 2016 February 2, 2016 February 16, 2016 March 1, 2016 March 15, 2016 April 5, 2016 April 19, 2016 May 3, 2016 May 17, 2016 June 7, 2016 June 21, 2016 July 19, 2016 August 2, 2016 August ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Education, 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