South Tahoe’s newest gas station opens


The gas station owned by Raley’s opened at 5am Tuesday at the Y in South Lake Tahoe.

People are already filling up their tanks and getting their vehicles washed.

Another place to get gas in South Tahoe opens. Photo/LTN

The inside mart is full of the typical drinks and snack food items one would expect. A few unexpected items are the souvenirs, beach items and sundries people might need or want.

– Lake Tahoe News staff report

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  1. Kathy Compton says - Posted: May 1, 2012

    Its a very nice place ,went into it today, the people are so friendly ,Not bad ,not bad at all,Thanks Lake Tahoe .

  2. Miche says - Posted: May 1, 2012

    And $4.17… Yes please!!!

  3. Snow says - Posted: May 1, 2012

    Read the fine print:

    Grocery purchase excludes tobacco, alcohol, fuel, MILK, prescription drugs, postage stamps, lottery tickets, gift cards, and sales tax.

    While promotion lasts.

    Limit fuel up to 50 gallons

    Question: is there an expiration date for the receipt? How does one use the receipt?

    Not convinced this is a deal, considering Raley’s prices and exclusions. Convenience for tourists, maybe.

  4. Tahoe sailor says - Posted: May 1, 2012

    I went in to the station today, it is a great addition to the Y area. But can someone explain why there is only one entrance and exit? There are two others on the property, one blocked by cones and one blocked by a rail and post fence.

    Is this another example of a great addition to the lake screwed up by some short thinking individuals? The previous Shell had two egress’ on to the highway.

  5. dumbfounded says - Posted: May 2, 2012

    Anything to make a dent in Sam’s control over gas prices. Good work, Raley’s.

  6. Steven says - Posted: May 2, 2012

    What was the price? $4.17? I paid $3.85 in Gardnerville. Tahoe is still a hugh rip-off !

  7. Steve says - Posted: May 2, 2012

    If the difference in price at Railey’s doesn’t provide proof of Sam’s “pricefixing” what does?
    The city seems happy to collect the higher based taxes & has allowed this practice to have gone on for many years…… What say they, to the Federal guidelines on pricefixing?

  8. Steven says - Posted: May 4, 2012

    Who or what is Sam’s ?

  9. Steven says - Posted: May 4, 2012

    $3.79 for gas at Costco yesterday! As well as am/pm.

  10. John S says - Posted: May 11, 2012

    $4.15 yesrerday, $4.19 today. Sorry to see Raley’s starting to join the annual rip-off with the rest of the locals. John S