Cancer League to begin annual fundraiser

South Lake Tahoe Cancer League will begin its See’s Candy sales on Nov. 27. The temporary storefront is in the Raley’s Y center near Starbucks. It will be opne daily from noon-5:30pm, through the end of the year. This the the Cancer League’s biggest fundraiser of the year . Volunteers provide transportation for cancer patients […]

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Phil Stevenson — 1940-2017

Lake Tahoe Community College instructor Philip Erik Stevenson died Nov. 14, 2017, after an injury from a fall. He was 77. Phil was born in Palo Alto in August 1940. He graduated from Atherton High School in Palo Alto, received a bachelor’s in science in chemistry from Harvard University, and a doctorate in theoretical chemistry […]

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Tahoe Adventure Film Festival coming to Stateline

Marking 15 years of adventure sports cinematography and culture, Tahoe Adventure Film Festival is the annual gathering of the who’s who of outdoor adventure set in a hypnotic theatrical show of go-go dancers and action imagery. It’s where the industry’s best filmmakers premier their latest adventure sports films one night only hosted by festival creator […]

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Wine Country fires show mutual aid inadequacies

By Joaquin Palomino and Kimberly Veklerov, San Francisco Chronicle In the early hours of the most destructive firestorm in California history, officials in Napa and Sonoma counties knew their local first responders would be overwhelmed and turned to a statewide mutual-aid system designed to swiftly bring in support crews from other regions to protect homes […]

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Opinion: A Cheech Thanksgiving

By Joe Mathews This week, California should give thanks for Cheech. Richard Anthony Marin deserves our gratitude not just because his new autobiography, “Cheech Is Not My Real Name … But Don’t Call Me Chong,” is the best California book of the year. Or because he provides hope that short, bald men still can be […]

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Arthritis likely to follow torn ligaments

By Ginga Kolata, New York Times When Jason Lalli tore his left anterior cruciate ligament at age 26, he thought he would be fine as soon as he had his knee repaired. As a soccer player who competed through college and then on recreational teams, he knew that A.C.L. injuries could be debilitating but also […]

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Sandoval hopes next guv protects education investment

By Noah Glick, KUNR As Nevada’s gubernatorial race begins to heat up, current Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval says he hopes one key piece of his legacy remains intact for the next administration. Sandoval says he wants to hear what all the candidates have to say, but there’s one specific issue on his mind. “Obviously, I’m […]

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Tips to make holiday shopping a safe activity

With Black Friday just days away and the holiday season here, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office offers 12 Tips of Holiday Safety to help people stay focused on personal safety. Be careful not to get so caught up in the shopping frenzy that you lose awareness of your surroundings. If you see suspicious activity in […]

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SLT mayor highlights staff accomplishments

By Kathryn Reed It was a bit of a grade-school level civics lesson for those who sat through the South Lake Tahoe mayor’s address on Tuesday. It was not about laying a path for the future. It wasn’t about what the council has done in his one year holding the gavel. It wasn’t about how […]

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SLT man arrested in Carson Valley on drug charges

A South Lake Tahoe man was arrested in Gardnerville on a slew of drug charges. Douglas County deputies stopped a vehicle on Nov. 19 at 7:37pm for alleged traffic violations. The car matched one that was called in that evening as being suspicious by the reporting party. The passenger, Patrick MacRoberts, 45, from South Lake […]

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