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Posted on: January 15, 2021

South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue to participate in bell-ringing ceremony to remember COVID-19 victims

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue joins communities across the country in a nationwide bell-ringing ceremony to remember those lost to COVID-19. SLTFR will be joined by Lake Valley Fire Honor Guard to ring the bell at 2:30 PM o...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Greater Sacramento Region, including South Lake Tahoe, exits stay at home order

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe, as a part of the Greater Sacramento Region, is no longer under a stay at home order. The State made the announcement this afternoon. 

Our region was granted authority by the State to exit the Reg...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

South Lake Tahoe Police swear in their newest Officer

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South Lake Tahoe, CA – South Lake Tahoe Police welcome Officer Anthony Terrini to our team this week. He was sworn-in Monday. 

Terrini was born in Southern California and raised in Fredericksburg, Virginia.  He received his BS i...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

COVID-19 questions answered and programs to help small businesses are 'What's Happening'

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- COVID-19 questions answered, new programs to help small businesses, and a big honor for the City Manager are 'What's Happening' in South Lake Tahoe. Click to watch. 

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

REMINDER: Applications being accepted for the City's small business loan program

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Applications are now being accepted for the City's Small Business Sustainability loan program. The program is aimed at helping small businesses in our community get through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Council approved $700 thousand to go d...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

SBA and Treasury announce PPP Re-Opening; issue new guidance

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Washington, DC – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PP...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

City Manager Joe Irvin credentialed by International local government management organization

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Manager Joe Irvin recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Irvin is one of over 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentiale...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

City Council approves two new programs aimed at helping small businesses

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council gave the green light to two new programs aimed at helping small businesses in our community get through the COVID-19 pandemic.

At their first meeting of 2021, Council approved a new small business/non-profit loan program....

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Deadline extended for first round of 'Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant' applications

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Sacramento, CA – California’s Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), part of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), announced that the deadline for the first round of applications for t...
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Posted on: December 31, 2020

January 2021 'At Lake Level' newsletter debuts

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe is pleased to publish its monthly newsletter - "At Lake Level." This month we learn about sustainable energy, responsible recreation, and more! Click here to learn more.

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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 you can to s...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Recent storms raise flooding concerns; sandbags available for anyone who needs them

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- A wet winter storm moved through yesterday leaving South Lake Tahoe with a slushy mess around town. Storms like that can cause localized flooding in our area and the City wants to remind you that help is available if you need it.

The ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Avalanche warning issued for Lake Tahoe region

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The National Weather Service has issued an Avalanche Warning for the Lake Tahoe region today. That includes the City of South Lake Tahoe. This means avalanche danger is high in our area. 

The warning is in effect until 7:00 A...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Digital meeting planned for public engagement 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 you can participate including taking the self-guided tour onsite, the online survey, and you can join us for a public onlin...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Safety, security, top priorities as City prepares for New Year’s Eve

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The City of South Lake Tahoe is preparing for a different kind of New Year’s celebration as COVID-19 numbers rise across the State. 

SLTPD will be out in partnership with California Highway Patrol, California Alcoho...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

California rolls out small business COVID-19 relief grant program

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The California Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant will open on December 30th. A total of $475 million will be available in two rounds. Round one will distribute $237 million and the application process will close on January 8 at 11...

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Posted on: December 24, 2020

Pair of storms could bring snow, high winds to Lake Tahoe this Christmas weekend

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- The National Weather Service says a pair of pacific storms will impact the Tahoe Basin over the Christmas weekend which could result in significant snow and travel delays. A Winter weather advisory goes into effect tomorrow from 4:00...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Mayor Wallace, City present Family Resource Center with $10,000 for ‘Pay It Forward’ program

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- Mayor Tamara Wallace was on hand today to present the Family Resource Center with $10,000 for their ‘Pay It Forward’ initiative. ‘Pay It Forward’ is designed to help local families and business...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

City Council approves new reimbursements for restaurants, helps local charity provide local support

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South Lake Tahoe, CA- City Council approved several new programs this week aimed at helping those in need and local businesses get through the pandemic.

Today, Council approved $100,000 for restaurants to purchase to-go containers and other items ...

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