Placer County Sees Spike in Catalytic Converter Thefts

Placer County Sees Spike in Catalytic Converter Thefts

Auburn, CA…The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has seen a recent spike in catalytic converter thefts across the county. There have been 57 documented catalytic converter thefts over the last five months, and at least 15 of those thefts occurred in the month of February. The sheriff’s office is now launching a program to curb the […]

North Tahoe Fire selected to participate in second phase of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Community Risk Reduction Pilot Program

North Tahoe Fire selected to participate in second phase of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Community Risk Reduction Pilot Program

Tahoe City, Calif. Mar. 18, 2021 – The North Tahoe Fire Protection District has been selected by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to participate in the second phase of a pilot program to build a digital community risk assessment (CRA) tool. Aligned to NFPA 1300, Standard on Community Risk Assessment and Community Risk Reduction […]

North Tahoe Firefighter Deployed to Loma Linda to Support COVID19 Surge

North Tahoe Firefighter Deployed to Loma Linda to Support COVID19 Surge

Tahoe City, CA… Firefighters are no stranger to being deployed on 14-day assignments during disasters, and this winter, crews will don a different uniform as they report to hospitals instead of wildfires. Firefighter/Paramedic Stephanie Lockhart was the first to volunteer when North Tahoe Fire received an emergency request for assistance from Loma Linda University Medical […]

Alpine Peaks Community Earns National Recognition for Wildfire Preparedness

Tahoe City, CA… The Alpine Peaks Firewise Committee completed a rigorous set of criteria required to participate in the national program by coordinating with North Tahoe Fire and the Placer County Fire Safe Alliance. Stakeholders completed a community wildfire risk assessment and developed an action plan to guide their efforts to reduce the risk of […]

Carson Tahoe Makes Space for More Patients, Asks for Your Help, and Provides Comprehensive Updates on COVID-19

Carson Tahoe Makes Space for More Patients, Asks for Your Help, and Provides Comprehensive Updates on COVID-19

Carson City, NV… Like the rest of Northern Nevada, the nation, and the world, Carson Tahoe has spent the last 8-10 months planning … planning to be prepared in a crisis so we can still take care of our community; planning to persevere; planning to help one another. Now – we’re in it. The Quad […]

Tahoe’s State of the Lake Report Released & Offers Insight Into a Changing Lake 

Tahoe’s State of the Lake Report Released & Offers Insight Into a Changing Lake 

Incline Village, NV…Turning out-of-control shrimp into dog treats, learning the lake physics of safe paddleboarding and maintaining a long-term data set during a pandemic are just some of the activities that have made for a unique year at Lake Tahoe.  Today, the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center released its annual Tahoe: State of the Lake […]

UC Davis’s Lake Tahoe Clarity Report Mixed for 2019, Says, Converging Threats Challenge Lake Restoration

UC Davis’s Lake Tahoe Clarity Report Mixed for 2019, Says, Converging Threats Challenge Lake Restoration

Tahoe City, CA…The clarity of Lake Tahoe has long been one of the most important indicators of the changing condition of this iconic water body. In 2019, Lake Tahoe’s clarity decreased nearly 8 feet from the previous year’s dramatic 10-foot improvement. The average annual value in 2019 was 62.7 feet. The lowest value was recorded […]

North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts Prohibit ALL Open Burning and Recreational Fires

North Tahoe Fire and Meeks Bay Fire Protection Districts Prohibit ALL Open Burning and Recreational Fires

Tahoe City, Calif. June 12, 2019 – On Monday, June 15, 2019 CAL FIRE is suspending residential burn permits in the Tahoe Basin. This, along with the fire restrictions announced by the USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit on May 28, 2020, are the triggers that prompt North Tahoe Fire Protection District (NTFPD), Meeks Bay […]

One Lap Around Lake Tahoe Spring Edition

One Lap Around Lake Tahoe Spring Edition

South Lake Tahoe, CA…On May 20th we took one lap around Lake Tahoe. We started the camera rolling at Stateline continued on up East Shore to Incline Village, Through Kings Beach, over to Tahoe City and down the West Shore. We made a brief stop at Emerald Bay and then back to South Lake Tahoe […]

A Message From Your Regional Tahoe Healthcare Providers During COVID-19 Outbreak

A Message From Your Regional Tahoe Healthcare Providers During COVID-19 Outbreak

Lake Tahow, CA/NV…With the continuing spread of COVID-19 within the U.S., the healthcare providers of the greater Lake Tahoe/El Dorado Region are working closely with each other and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as California and Nevada health authorities, to care for affected individuals. We are also jointly taking steps […]

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