• Hwy. 50 congestion subject of special meeting

    Hwy. 50 congestion subject of special meeting

    Congestion along the main artery to South Lake Tahoe — Highway 50 — will be the subject of a special El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting Oct. 5 at 6pm. Supervisor John Knight is spearheading the discussion about traffic through El Dorado Hills. At the meeting the Board of Supervisors will receive updates from […]

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  • Tahoe Tom’s accused of water code violations

    Tahoe Tom’s accused of water code violations

    Tahoe Tom’s gas station in South Lake Tahoe will be before the Lahontan Region Water Control Board on Oct. 14. The water board will consider an administrative civil liability order of $248,400 for Mohammad Ahmad and the Thomas E. Erickson Trust for violations of two California Water Code sections at Tahoe Tom’s Gas. The meeting […]

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  • Teen court in SLT needs volunteers

    Teen court in SLT needs volunteers

    El Dorado County high school students are invited to take an active role in the juvenile justice system through the “Teen Court” Program. Volunteer training for students will be conducted for the South Lake Tahoe Teen Court on Oct. 1 from 5-6:30pm in El Dorado County Superior Court, 1354 Johnson Blvd. in South Lake Tahoe. […]

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  • Sheriff’s group provides seniors with Bingo system

    Sheriff’s group provides seniors with Bingo system

    The Washoe County Honorary Deputy Sheriff’s Association donated approximately $4,500 toward the purchase of a Bingo system for the Sun Valley Senior Citizen’s Center. On Sept. 24, Sheriff Mike Haley and Pat Dolan, president of the Honorary Deputies Association arrived at the Senior Center and made the announcement to the group, just having finished with […]

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  • State to release grant funds to LTUSD

    State to release grant funds to LTUSD

    The state will be releasing the first $6 million for the auto-construction CTE building at South Tahoe High School this fall. This is part of the matching fund dollars the state owes Lake Tahoe Unified. The money was frozen because of the budget brouhaha in Sacramento. The infusion of cash will allow the district to […]

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  • Swine flu outbreak test

    Swine flu outbreak test

    Washoe County sheriff’s officials will spend Monday morning doing a table top exercise to walk through a scenario depicting a large scale breakout of the H1N1 (swine flu) virus in the Detention Center. The exercise is designed to run through the alternatives available should such an outbreak occur. Participants will be assigned specific duties as […]

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  • Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    Snippets about Lake Tahoe

    North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District this fall is celebrating 50 years of service to the Incline Village/Crystal Bay areas. Jessica Ramirez has been hired by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County and North Lake Tahoe as customer relations specialist and program assistant. John Singlaub is back among the employed. He traded in his […]

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  • Marathon to tie-up Hwy. 89 Sunday

    Marathon to tie-up Hwy. 89 Sunday

    Expect delays on Highway 89 between South Lake Tahoe and Tahoe City on Sunday during the Lake Tahoe Marathon. Runners start the 26.2 miles at 8am in Tahoe City, and continue along the West Shore until hitting Camp Richardson. The highway will be closed three miles north of Camp Richardson at Spring Creek Road from […]

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  • Former US poet laureate to speak tonight

    Former US poet laureate to speak tonight

    Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Hass will from his work and sign books tonight at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village from 7-9pm. Brenda Hillman, an award-winning poet, will also read. The event is in Room 139 of the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences at the college, 999 Tahoe Blvd., Incline.

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  • Drug, car ramming suspect caught

    Drug, car ramming suspect caught

    Jamaal Mansoor Eslami, the man accused of ramming a Douglas County sheriff’s car as he fled from officers Monday, is behind bars. Officers on both sides of the state line helped in arresting the 27-year-old Wednesday in South Lake Tahoe. The suspect was originally being sought for methamphetamine charges. Eslami will be extradited to Nevada.

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