• Stateline man accused of unlawful contact with minors

    Stateline man accused of unlawful contact with minors

    A Stateline man has been arrested by Reno police officers on charges of unlawful contact with a minor. Jose Manuel Rosas-Rojas, 58, was taken into custody Oct. 22. Officers had been looking for a man who had been riding a bicycle in south Reno near Damonte Ranch and approached young girls. The first case was […]

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  • Ready Mix owner to plead not guilty

    Ready Mix owner to plead not guilty

    Updated Oct. 22 8:53pm: The owner of Sierra-Tahoe Ready Mix is scheduled to be in court Thursday to face four felony counts of fraud related to product he supplied to contractors working on projects for the city of South Lake Tahoe. Mike Wallace, who runs the South Lake Tahoe company, deferred comment to his attorney Jacqueline […]

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  • UC considers limiting out-of-state enrollment

    UC considers limiting out-of-state enrollment

    By Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times The University of California is beginning to have second thoughts about its highly successful effort to bring more out-of-state students onto its campuses. In a bid to boost revenue, the system five years ago began to aggressively recruit students from other parts of the country and from around the […]

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  • Yosemite entrance fee may rise by 50%

    Yosemite entrance fee may rise by 50%

    By Paul Rogers, San Jose Mercury News Yosemite National Park is known for its waterfalls, huge granite walls and stunning peaks. The views may be priceless, but the cost of getting in could be going up. On Monday, Yosemite officials announced plans to raise the park entrance fee from $20 to $30 per car, saying […]

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  • Nurses: Calif. not ready for Ebola

    Nurses: Calif. not ready for Ebola

    By David Siders, Sacramento Bee The state’s largest nurses union said Tuesday that no California hospital is prepared to treat an Ebola patient, pressing Gov. Jerry Brown to require increased training and protective equipment for nurses. The union’s call – and a rebuttal from the California Hospital Association – came as Brown met privately with […]

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  • Full House Resorts for sale

    Full House Resorts for sale

    By Associated Press NEW YORK — Full House Resorts Inc., the casino and hotel operator, said Wednesday that it is putting itself up for sale. The company, based in Las Vegas, evaluated strategic alternatives and decided that a sale was the best move. It is working on finding a buyer. Full House, headquartered in Las […]

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  • Ire over proposed Tahoe ridgeline development

    Ire over proposed Tahoe ridgeline development

    By Kathryn Reed KINGS BEACH – Developing 112 acres of pristine ridgeline in Lake Tahoe is drawing the wrath of many North Lake Tahoe residents and environmental groups. Even the Placer County supervisor who represents the area has questions. “I’m struggling with how the Lake Tahoe piece is consistent with the Regional Plan,” Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery […]

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  • Brown touts decades of water policy experience

    Brown touts decades of water policy experience

    By Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times Gov. Jerry Brown pitched his decades-long political career as an asset in tackling California’s vexing water problems in a speech at Stanford University on Monday, portraying this year’s major water legislation as a continuation of his first gubernatorial term nearly 40 years ago. Amid the state’s crippling drought, water […]

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  • Deputies looking for shooting suspect

    Deputies looking for shooting suspect

    The man accused of firing a gun at an El Dorado County sheriff’s deputy remains at-large. He is described as a white male, approximately 6-feet-1-inch or 6-feet-2-inches, weighing approximately 200 to 250 pounds, with a goatee. The incident occurred the morning of Oct. 17 on Cable Road in Camino. There was a struggle between the two […]

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  • Police looking for knife used in stabbing

    Police looking for knife used in stabbing

    Updated Oct. 22 7:42am: Police are looking for the knife that was used to stab a woman on Oct. 16 in South Lake Tahoe. The weapon is described as being 10-inches long, with the blade being 6 inches. The knife has ornate etchings of an elk and/or a bear. It is likely the knife was abandoned […]

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