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Posted on: September 30, 2020

REMINDER: Public Meeting for new Rec Center happens Wednesday; public survey still open

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – The City of South Lake Tahoe is embarking on the planning, design, and construction of the new Community Recreation & Aquatics Center.

You can play an important role as the City moves forward with this exciting project. Please gi...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Wildfire safety, road projects, and helping small businesses are "What's Happening"

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Wildfire safety, road projects, and helping small businesses are "What's Happening" in the City of South Lake Tahoe! Click below to watch. 

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Workshop planned to get feedback on 56-Acre project

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City is holding a workshop to get your input on the 56-Acre project. The project is a collaborative effort of the City of South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County and the California Tahoe Conservancy. Each agency is supporting this eff...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

California releases safety guidelines for Halloween, Día de los Muertos

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The State of California has released guidance on how to have a safe and spooky Halloween!

The safest way to celebrate Halloween is to spend time with people in the same household or to celebrate virtually. Some specific alternatives t...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Everyone is a Pedestrian: October is National Pedestrian Safety Month

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South Lake Tahoe, CA. – October is National Pedestrian Safety Month and the South Lake Tahoe Police Department encourages the public to remember that everyone is a pedestrian.

The number of pedestrians killed has grown by about 50% over the past...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Man in hospital after assault and robbery in motel parking lot

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South Lake Tahoe- South Lake Tahoe Police arrested 2 men for assaulting a man at a local motel. The arrest happened on October 8. 

Officers responded to the El Nido Motel after someone saw a man being assaulted by two other people on October 7.&am...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Police looking for suspect in bank robbery at the “Y”

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- This afternoon South Lake Tahoe Police responded to a bank robbery at  El Dorado Savings Bank at the “Y.”

Detectives are currently working the case and asking the public for assistance in identifying the s...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

City Council approves new PPE, equipment reimbursement program to help businesses through winter

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Today, City Council approved the Winter Operations COVID Compliance Business Protection Grant Reimbursement Program.

The program would reimburse local businesses for PPE and the equipment they need to operate safely during the winter ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Hilary Roverud officially named Development Services Director

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- After more than 15 years of service, Hilary Roverud has been named Development Services Director. She has been with the City since 2005.

“Hilary is incredibly skilled and loved by the staff she has worked with for so long,&...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Police recover missing boater from more than 1,500 feet under water

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A boater went missing and his boat washed ashore in Nevada. Police say they have recovered his body in a rescue mission that took them to new depths. 

29-year-old Ryan Normoyle rented a boat from the ski run boat company on A...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

El Dorado County moves to less restrictive "Orange Tier" under state COVID-19 framework

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Placerville, CA- El Dorado County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. Nancy Williams, today announced the County has moved within the State’s new COVID-19 framework for reopening from the Red tier into the less restrictive Orange tier, effect...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

City recruits volunteers for new “Safety Ambassador” program

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe is partnering with residents to educate our community and visitors on the importance of safety during this pandemic. 

“We have said the entire time to do everything you can to stay safe,...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Lake Tahoe agencies, County band together to encourage everyone to wear a mask

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South Lake Tahoe/Placerville, CA – A coalition of Lake Tahoe agencies and local government are launching a new PSA series today to drive home the public health directive of wearing a mask to decrease the spread of COVID-19. (https://youtu.be/2th...

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