• Talk to focus on home ownership

    Talk to focus on home ownership

    Katie Rice of Guild Mortgage Company and Amie Quirarte of Tahoe Luxury Properties are putting on a seminar to learn how to make home ownership a reality. The evening will start with informal conversation, cocktails and appetizers at 6pm, then at 7pm the two will discuss down payment assistance options and grant programs people may qualify […]

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  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    ·      State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-El Dorado, sent a letter to President Trump requesting that in light of the Oroville Dam crisis he take action to conduct an immediate and thorough inspection of Folsom Dam; the existing Folsom Dam spillways; the soon-to-be-completed auxiliary spillway; and all levees potentially affected by a dam failure or unregulated […]

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  • Lecture to focus on prescription drug abuse

    Lecture to focus on prescription drug abuse

    Barton Health has put together a panel to discuss prescription drug abuse on March 1 from 6-7pm at Lake Tahoe Community College. Topics include: ·       History of opioids and prescribing for pain ·       Best practices for managing pain and complimentary therapies ·       Safe keeping and disposal of prescription drugs ·       Antidote for opioid overdose. For […]

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  • Some Liberty customers still without power

    Some Liberty customers still without power

    Liberty Utilities is making in-roads into the power outages that were triggered this week from the latest round of storms. Issues remain at: Portola: A couple single service issues remain that should completed Thursday. River Road/Silver Creek/Fir Crags/Highway 89: Avalanche danger has been reduced to moderate so crews plan to begin repairing the four cross […]

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  • 4 electric vehicle charging stations at Northstar

    4 electric vehicle charging stations at Northstar

    Two Tesla charging stations and two Clipper Creek stations that can charge any type of zero-emission electric vehicle are now available for Northstar residents and guests for free. In partnership with the Northstar Community Service District, Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation for two years will pay for the electricity required to power these four electric vehicle charging […]

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  • Federal advisory panel to meet in SLT

    Federal advisory panel to meet in SLT

    Lake Tahoe Basin Federal Advisory Committee (LTBFAC) is scheduled to meet Feb. 28 from 1-4pm at the Forest Supervisor’s office, 35 College Drive, South Lake Tahoe.  LTBFAC will address issues related to federal activities at Lake Tahoe. Items on the agenda include an update on the Southern Nevada Public Land Management Act (SNPLMA) secondary list […]

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  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    ·       Harrah’s Lake Tahoe and Harveys are having some fun with all this weather. They’ve created The Atmospheric River – a drink that combines fruit juices, vodka, cognac and other ingredients. The cocktail is available exclusively at the two California Bars, located on the main casino floors. ·       Liberty Utilities is having two meeting March 15 to […]

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  • Women’s Fund ready to give out money

    Women’s Fund ready to give out money

    Applications for Tahoe Women’s Community Fund’s annual allocation of grants will be accepted until Feb. 28. The nonprofit has $29,000 to award. Five grants of varying amounts will be given out. Categories include children and youth, mental health and wellness, poverty and housing, education and literacy, and environment and community. For more information and criteria, […]

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  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    ·       Truckee wants to know people’s thoughts about cannabis via this survey.  ·       Tahoe Donner’s Lodge Restaurant & Pub was recognized by OpenTable as a 2017 Diners’ Choice winner for the fourth consecutive year. It was voted among the highest restaurants in North Lake Tahoe in the following categories: best service, best food, best value, most […]

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  • DCSO expanding Neighborhood Watch program

    DCSO expanding Neighborhood Watch program

    The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is strengthening its crime fighting efforts by strengthening neighborhoods.  Neighborhood Watch is a crime prevention program that enlists the active participation of citizens in cooperation with the sheriff’s office in an effort to reduce crime. It is an organized group of neighbors who observe more closely any unusual activity in […]

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