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S. Tahoe man accused of felony DUI
  • Product aims to prevent drowning

    By Bob Shallit, Sacramento Bee A Gridley company is off to a great start in its plans to raise capital for an emergency flotation device targeted at surfers, boaters and other water sports participants. Kingii Corp. initially planned to raise $65,000 to start production. But money raised from investors, retailers and consumers via a crowdfunding […]

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  • Reflections on the atomic blast test in Nevada

    By Joni Tevis, High Country News Nevada Test Site, 1953 Put yourself in his shoes: cold, Army-issue, treads packed with sand. Rise before dawn, climb into the truck and bump down the road to Doom Town. As the convoy tops the last ridge, narrow your eyes at the rising sun’s brilliant seam. Showtime. Up the ladder you go, […]

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  • Wildflowers in full bloom in Sierra

    By Kathryn Reed CARSON PASS – Wildflowers as far as the eye could see. Some are more than 5-feet-tall, others look like ground cover. The kaleidoscope of color is mesmerizing. Even in the parking lot at the Woods Lake trailhead the water is rushing and the flowers are blooming. While the lot was full, as […]

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  • S. Tahoe man accused of felony DUI

    A South Lake Tahoe man was arrested Friday on felony charges of driving while under the influence of alcohol causing injury. Benjamin Bassett, 27, had a blood alcohol level of 0.11 percent, according to police officers. He was going west on Pioneer Trail near Woodbine Road on July 3 about 2am when he reported lost […]

  • Product aims to prevent drowning

    By Bob Shallit, Sacramento Bee A Gridley company is off to a great start in its plans to raise capital for an emergency flotation device targeted at surfers, boaters and other water sports participants. Kingii Corp. initially planned to raise $65,000 to start production. But money raised from investors, retailers and consumers via a crowdfunding […]

  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    ·       Construction on the South Tahoe Greenway Shared Use Trail will begin July 6. This segment is about a one-half mile between Herbert Avenue and Glenwood Way in South Lake Tahoe. It should be done by August. ·       The Nevada Department of Public Safety-Division of Parole and Probation is celebrating its 70th anniversary. ·      ​The […]

  • Construction worker struck on Highway 89

    By Barbara Barte Osborn, Sacramento Bee HOMEWOOD — The California Highway Patrol on Tuesday arrested a Mill Valley man on suspicion of fleeing the scene after striking a road-construction worker the day before, causing serious injuries. The incident occurred on Highway 89 in a busy construction zone in Homewood, on Lake Tahoe’s west shore, about 1:35pm […]

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