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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Council selects Tamara Wallace to be next Mayor, Devin Middlebrook to be Mayor Pro Tem

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council chose a new Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem at their meeting today. Tamara Wallace, who had been Mayor Pro Tem, will be Mayor for the next year. Devin Middlebrook will be the City’s next Mayor Pro Tem.

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

City still recruiting volunteers for “Safety Ambassador” program

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

“We have said the entire time to do everything yo...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

REMINDER: South Lake Tahoe remains in the Purple Tier

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The state has moved El Dorado County, and subsequently, South Lake Tahoe into the purple tier.

As COVID-19 cases sharply increase across the country and California, Governor Gavin Newsom and state public health officials announced imm...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Two new Council members certified today, outgoing council members recognized

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- South Lake Tahoe’s City Council certified election results today and will swear in two new members to the Council.

John Friedrich and Cristi Creegan will be the newest members of the Council. They ran against a formidable gr...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Snow heads back this weekend, City staff want you to take steps to stay safe

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South Lake Tahoe, CAA Special Weather Statement has been issued for South Lake Tahoe by the National Weather Service, with guidance for how to stay safe all Winter.

A Pacific storm will move through the region Friday through early Saturday morni...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

South Lake Tahoe Police Department Awarded $86,126 in Grants From the OTS

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South Lake Tahoe, CA. – The safety of everyone traveling is the focus of grants awarded to The South Lake Tahoe Police Department with efforts to reduce deaths and injuries on South Lake Tahoe roads and to improve traffic analysis, reporting, an...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

El Dorado County uses state’s adjudication process to remain in Covid-19 Orange Tier

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This statement can be attributed to Dr. Nancy Williams, El Dorado County Public Health Officer:

Placerville, CA- “Today, Governor Newsom’s Administration announced it has assigned El Dorado County to the COVID-19 Red/Substantial tier based on positive case...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Public workshop to be held on Tourist Core Area Plan Amendment

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe (City) and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) are seeking public scoping comments on an applicant-initiated proposal to rezone two parcels located within the boundary of the City of South Lake Tahoe To...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Fire and Burn Restrictions Lifted for City and County

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South Lake Tahoe, CA November 10, 2020 – Over the last several months, California has seen unprecedented and extreme fire conditions that have resulted in a record-setting year for acres burned. Here in the Lake Tahoe Basin a burn ban was put in...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

PPE handouts for small businesses happening through Friday

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The Tahoe Prosperity Center has been participating in the El Dorado County Business Protection Workgroup since COVID-19 impacted all in our community earlier this year. One of the priorities was helping local businesses find ways to ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

South Lake Tahoe Voters approve Measure S

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The South Lake Tahoe voters have approved Measure S, a 1-cent sales tax that will provide a source of locally controlled funds for the City. As of November 6th, ballot release, the Measure was ahead 60.17% to 34.46%, with 8,766 ballo...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

TOMORROW: Workshop planned to get feedback on 56-Acre project

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Please share your ideas to shape the future of 56 Acres in the heart of South Lake Tahoe. There are many ways to participate before Thanksgiving. Take the self-guided tour onsite, take the online survey, and join us for a public onli...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Lane Closure Scheduled on U.S. Highway 50 in South Lake Tahoe

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – Caltrans is advising motorists of a lane closure on U.S. Highway 50 in South Lake Tahoe later this week for a pilot project to paint a section of the bike lane green.

The closure is scheduled for the eastbound #2 lane from...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

City encourages everyone to take part in strategic priorities survey

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe will be bringing to City Council a new set of recommended priorities, but first, we want to hear from you. City Council founded the ‘Transformative Change Committee’ during the pandemi...

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