• Scooters on collision course with walkers, lawmakers

    Scooters on collision course with walkers, lawmakers

    By Jim Sallis Electric scooters are appearing in many major cities across the country, including South Lake Tahoe, bringing fun to riders, profits to scooter makers – and lots of potential risks to walkers and riders. San Diego, where I live, is at the forefront of the proliferation of electric rideables, and as a physical […]

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  • Chamber execs weigh in on SnowGlobe

    Chamber execs weigh in on SnowGlobe

    By Kathryn Reed SnowGlobe can be a divisive topic even in the heat of summer. For those who are bothered by the electronic music festival, their angst never really goes away. Tami Wallace of the South Tahoe Chamber of Commerce and Steve Teshara with Lake Tahoe South Shore Chamber of Commerce flanked South Lake Tahoe […]

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  • Art and science come together in perfect poetry

    Art and science come together in perfect poetry

    By Kathryn Reed The love Charles Goldman has for Lake Tahoe goes much deeper than the depths of this cobalt blue body of water. His relationship with the water and somewhat the land is much greater than most beings. Goldman first came here in 1958 and a year later began what would become a decades-long […]

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  • High meadow a bike ride back into history

    High meadow a bike ride back into history

    By Bob Sweatt After reading a recent article about the Forni Meadows land acquisition from private ownership to the U.S. Forest Service, I, along with a couple friends, decided to check it out. The transfer of ownership included 835 acres nestled above Highway 50 off Wright’s Lake road. The Forni family used the meadow for […]

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  • SLT outlines financial impact from VHR ban

    SLT outlines financial impact from VHR ban

    By Kathryn Reed It’s official – the voters of South Lake Tahoe will decide in November the future of vacation home rentals outside the tourist core area. Per the city staff report on July 17, “The initiative would ban VHR rentals in residential zones following a three-year amortization period, with exception of qualified VHR rentals […]

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  • Bus system on South Shore limping along

    Bus system on South Shore limping along

    By Kathryn Reed STATELINE – While the word “bankruptcy” has not been floated publicly among the Tahoe Transportation District staff and board, the bus system it runs on the South Shore is sputtering to stay solvent. Interestingly, Carl Hasty, who manages the bi-state transit agency, mentioned at the July 13 meeting that it was eight […]

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  • Opinion: Time to oust some Tahoe incumbents

    Opinion: Time to oust some Tahoe incumbents

    Updated 3:45pm: By Kathryn Reed Today is one of the most important days on the calendar. In many places it is the official start of the election season. California candidates for races in November may take out papers today; this includes in South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County and Placer County. There are myriad offices […]

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  • Candidates Morse, McClintock square off

    Candidates Morse, McClintock square off

    By Sage Sauerbrey, Moonshine Ink As the California 4th Congressional District campaign stretches into July, incumbent Tom McClintock and challenger Jessica Morse have yet to square off in a public debate. Moonshine Ink recently reached out to both candidates and they both agreed to a virtual debate using written responses. Each responded to a different […]

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  • Opinion: SLT city clerk defiant with public’s trust

    Opinion: SLT city clerk defiant with public’s trust

    By Kathryn Reed South Lake Tahoe’s city clerk is obstructing the public’s access to public records. On July 8, Lake Tahoe News asked the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office to get involved. Deputy DA Jim Clinchard responded to LTN by saying, “Potential [Public Records Act] violations are not criminal conduct which would be investigated […]

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  • Celebrity golf madness takes over Edgewood

    Celebrity golf madness takes over Edgewood

    By Kathryn Reed STATELINE – Steph Curry wields a golf club better than the average player, but what he excels at over most is performing at a high caliber in the raucous atmosphere known at the American Century Championship. He said playing professional basketball in boisterous arenas, especially on the road where there are thousands […]

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