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Letter: Lukins taking steps to curtail water use
  • STPUD employees may receive 3-year 9% raise

    By Kathryn Reed South Tahoe Public Utility District’s board on Sept. 4 is expected to approve a three-year contract with employees that includes raises each of those years. The union this week ratified the contract. The deal affects about 100 of the 112 employees. For the first year workers will receive a raise of 2 […]

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  • LTCC banking on Measure F to pay for upgrades

    By Kathryn Reed Lake Tahoe Community College is going to be different in the coming years. How different depends on voters. Measure F – as in facilities – is on the Nov. 4 ballot. It is a $55 million general obligation bond that property owners in the district would pay back over the course of […]

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  • Plastic bag ban headed for approval in Calif.

    By Jessica Calefati, San Jose Mercury News SACRAMENTO — A bill that would ban single-use plastic grocery bags statewide — something California lawmakers have tried and failed to do more than a dozen times before — won approval from the state Assembly on Thursday after failing on the floor earlier this week. The bill — […]

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  • Letter: Lukins taking steps to curtail water use

    Publisher’s note: The following letter was sent to Lukins Brothers Water Company customers on Aug. 28. It is a similar message other water districts in the Lake Tahoe Basin are sending to customers. Dear Customers, Lukins Brothers Water Company, Inc. would like to thank you for your continued efforts in conserving water. All of your […]

  • Tahoe Water Trail group putting on fall paddle

    The Lake Tahoe Water Trail Fall Paddle Day is Sept. 20 starting at Pope Beach on the South Shore. The day begins with a morning-guided tour with interpretive docents who will broaden paddlers’ awareness of the unique features of and challenges to the lake environment. During lunch on the beach people will learn more about […]

  • Tickets on sale for Nevada Day celebration events

    A limited number of tickets are for the inaugural Nevada Day Steampunk Ball, a costume fundraiser (for ages 18-plus) at the Carson Nugget Ballroom on Oct. 31 from 7pm to midnight. The event’s theme combines the formality of old-time nostalgia with a light-hearted science fiction twist, and includes dance music by Rock-N-Roll Rebels, a no-host […]

  • MontBleu to host comedy competition

    Sixteen comedians will be in Lake Tahoe on Sept. 13 as part of the 39th annual San Francisco Comedy Competition. They will have about 7 minutes to woo the audience and judges. The finals are Oct. 5 in San Francisco. This year’s host is a past contestant Kris Tinkle. Tinkle’s lates album, “Maybe I Don’t […]

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