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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Barton accepting medical supply donations facing global shortage

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South Lake Tahoe, CA - In light of a global shortage of personal protective equipment due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Barton Health is making every effort to ensure its supplies remain adequate for a potential influx of patients seeking care. Co...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Emergency order signed giving City power to enforce ‘stay at home’ order

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe issued an emergency order this morning, giving the City power to issue administrative citations for people violating the Governor’s ‘stay at home’ order. 

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

El Dorado County announces first confirmed case of community transmitted COVID-19

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PLACERVILLE, CA – El Dorado County officials announced today the first confirmed case of community transmitted COVID-19 in an El Dorado County resident. The resident acquired the COVID-19 virus from an unknown source.
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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City asks lodging industry to help deter visitors; releases FAQ page

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe sent out information to owners of VHR’s, hotels and motels today.                   
The language is belo...
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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Barton creates COVID-19 response fund to aid community recovery

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- With the anticipated impact of coronavirus COVID-19 in the area, the Barton Foundation is creating a COVID-19 Response Fund aimed at helping community members and healthcare workers affected by the outbreak. Barton Health will match ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

El Dorado County announces first case of COVID-19

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PLACERVILLE, CA – El Dorado County officials announced today the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in an El Dorado County resident.                     &...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

City declares local emergency, takes steps to keep public, employees safe during COVID-19

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe has this morning declared a local emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is taking extra precautions to keep the public and our employees safe during this time.

The local emergency proclamation...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Serial child molester arrested after months-long investigation

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- On March 18, 2020, Christopher Scott Flanders, a 51-year-old South Lake Tahoe resident, was arrested for 99 felony counts, including:

  • 288.5 (a) PC- Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child
  • 287(c)(1) PC- Oral Copulation: Vic...
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Posted on: March 17, 2020

South Lake Tahoe woman robbed for groceries and wallet

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- On March 15, a 57-year-old South Lake Tahoe woman went grocery shopping at Raley’s at the Y. When the victim was walking home towards Tata Ln., she was attacked in the meadow behind Raley’s and Alpine Liquor (1950...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City encourages people to follow Federal, State, Local guidelines on COVID-19

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Working with our partner agencies, the City of South Lake Tahoe wants to encourage the public and local businesses to comply with guidelines set by Federal, State, and Local agencies.

The City is concerned, first and foremost, with th...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of South Lake Tahoe update on COVID-19 response

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe has partnered with Barton Hospital, El Dorado County and other agencies to develop an appropriate response to COVID-19 or the Coronavirus.

For now, the Senior Center has suspended all non-essential service...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

City council selects Joe Irvin as new City Manager

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City Council has selected Joseph Irvin as the new City Manager for the City of  South Lake Tahoe.

Joe Irvin has been the Assistant City Manager for Healdsburg, California, since 2018. Prior to that, he was with the City of Sequim, Washington, from...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

No reported cases in El Dorado county as local health officials monitor Coronavirus

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Placerville, CA- El Dorado County health officials and agency partners are closely monitoring the outbreak of novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) that originated in China. As of today, there are no known cases of COVID-19 in El Dorado County.

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

City manager search narrowed down to 4 candidates, interviews and meet and greet set for next week

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council has been hard at work searching for a new City Manager and they have narrowed down the final list to 4.

Thomas Hutka has been the Public Works Director for Broward County, Florida, since 2009. He has also served as City M...

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