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Thursday, May 21 2015
There’s one place where NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB rivalries meet annually to settle old scores. The venue: Lake Tahoe. The event: The American Century Championship. At stake: a share in the $625,000 prize purse. The scene: Six days of fist bumps, high fives, autograph signing, photos with fans, laughs galore and some great golf. A blockbuster lineup of sports legends, all-stars, Olympians and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 20 2015
The Barton Foundation board and staff have approved to up the ante and will give $50,000 in grants and donations to improve community health. Every year, Barton Health provides funds for programs and organizations that will positively impact the health of the South Lake Tahoe community, particularly those that benefit underserved populations. In this grant cycle, Barton Health will award up to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, May 19 2015
When a wildland fire occurs, will you be ready? Preparedness begins by making a plan for your home and business. Consider the local hazards and what you can do to reduce them. For wildland fires your plan must include defensible space, and how to evacuate if authorities ask you to leave the area. Evacuation plans should include primary and alternate (if available) routes to safety, as well as how ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
Friday, May 15 2015
LAKE TAHOE’S 36 TH ANNUAL VALHALLA ART, MUSIC & THEATRE FESTIVAL High Elevation Meets High Brow Art, Free Music and Cultural Performances for All Families, art and music lovers, and history buffs can expect a spectacular season of entertainment on the shore of Lake Tahoe at this year’s Valhalla Arts, Music & TheatRE Festival , June 17 – August 26, 2015. Free music on ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Friday, May 15 2015
The Barton Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Sacramento Blood Source would like to thank the local businesses who generously provided donations at the Auxiliary Blood Drive on Friday, May 1 at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center. The Barton Auxiliary collected more than $700 in gifts for our gracious blood donors. We received gift certificates for a tasty meal from the restaurants Agave Azul, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Friday, May 15 2015
Tahoe South, rated among “America’s Best Ski Resorts for Summer Adventure” (USA Today, May 2015), is continuing its renaissance with $150+ million of improvements and new construction. From total reconstruction of lodging properties to new restaurants and businesses, confidence in the Tahoe market is continuing to rebound ( www.tahoesouth.com/ ). “An energetic vibe is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Community, Economic
Friday, May 15 2015
Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County (BBBS of EDC) has entered into a contract with El Dorado County Health and Human Services for the purpose of providing mentors for children as young as 3 to 5 years old in South Lake Tahoe. These mentors will be trained to detect the early signs of mental illness. The BBBS Start Early Program will be working in conjunction with El Dorado County Office ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article
Thursday, May 14 2015
Fans of HGTV’s House Hunters may see some familiar scenery on the May 27 episode, which features a Bay Area couple’s search for the perfect mountain home. Travis and Morgan Fields of Oakland were working with Chase International’s Angie Clark last spring when they decided to invite the show to follow them on their quest. HGTV producers and a film crew came out to Tahoe to film ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, May 08 2015
The City of South Lake Tahoe would like to extend an invitation to participate in the City’s 50 th Anniversary Parade planned for Saturday, September 19, 2015. This will be a unique opportunity to showcase organizations, service groups, athletic teams, schools, etc. while joining with the entire community in celebrating 50 years of South Lake Tahoe history. The theme of the 2015 parade is ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, May 07 2015
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and the City of South Lake Tahoe has proclaimed May 10 to 16, 2015 Mental Health Awareness Week. Throughout the week, local health service providers and agencies from the Mental Health Cooperative will raise mental health awareness through films, stories, and events. South Shore residents, families, and visitors are encouraged to show support and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, April 30 2015
The American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe will add another United States Army veteran and hero to the 2015 competition this July. Retired United States Army Sergeant Major Rodney Gorman will join the field by virtue of his victory in the 2014 George W. Bush Presidential Center’s Warrior Open. A Gulf War veteran who has also experienced multiple deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, April 30 2015
The South Lake Tahoe Police Department would like to invite business owners (with an ABC license) and their employees to attend a free seminar presented by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control on Thursday, May 28th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, at the City Council Chambers at the South Lake Tahoe Airport, 1901 Airport Road. The LEAD (Licensee Education on Alcohol and Drugs) seminar will give ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, April 28 2015
Cherry Creek Radio, based out of Denver, CO, has filed with the FCC to sell KRLT 93.9 FM and KOWL 1490 AM to the current General Manager of both stations: Steve Harness. Once the FCC completes the change of ownership process, Steve’s new company “D&H Broadcasting LLC” will take over ownership by July 1 st 2015. Steve Harness started his broadcasting career while still in ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Tuesday, April 28 2015
The City of South Lake Tahoe is excited to announce SpeakUp SLT ( www.speakupslt.org ), a new online community engagement platform that allows citizens to provide feedback and help to prioritize community issues that are most important to them. SpeakUp SLT will combine the power of social innovation and crowdsourcing with an online forum to prioritize projects and make the best decisions for our ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Political
Thursday, April 23 2015
Summer brings longer days and Tahoe South www.tahoesouth.com is using every extra minute with mega-star concerts, firework shows, food and beer festivals, athletic competitions and celebrity golf action to fill Sierra days and nights. BIG BLUE SIGNATURE FAVORITES Celebrating 26 years as the No. 1 celebrity golf tournament in the U.S., the American Century Championship returns to Tahoe South July ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Human Interest
Monday, April 06 2015
Caltrans is doing road improvement work on State Highway 89 from the “Y” in South Lake Tahoe to Cascade Road north of Camp Richardson. Project Details • $25 million project • Construction May 2015 – Spring 2017 • 1.1 miles of construction on the four-lane highway • 4 miles of construction on the two-lane highway Construction Schedule • Off-Peak Season: ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Tuesday, February 10 2015
Barton Health Offers Fitness Training for Local Running Events South Lake Tahoe, CA – The community is invited to join Barton Health’s “Train for an Event Fitness Challenge” from March to June. “Whether you are just getting off the couch or a seasoned athlete, this program is designed to motivate you and make you game day ready for one of our local race ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, December 09 2014
The City is pleased to announce that three Councilmembers, City Clerk and City Treasurer were sworn in at today’s council meeting. Councilmember Tom Davis was reelected in the November 4 th General Election and Wendy David and Austin Sass were both newly elected and all will hold their seats in City Council through November 2018. City Clerk Susan Alessi was reelected as well as City ...read more
Categories: Press Release