Battery Cell Production Begins Tesla’s Reno Gigafactory

Battery Cell Production Begins Tesla’s Reno Gigafactory

Reno, NV….Today Tesla announced the following…”Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation and storage. At the heart of these products are batteries. Today at the Gigafactory, Tesla and Panasonic begin mass production of lithium-ion battery cells, which will be used […]

City Receives Silver Status In Bicycle Friendly Report Card

City Receives Silver Status In Bicycle Friendly Report Card

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The City of South Lake Tahoe reapplied and received a Bicycle Friendly Community designation and advanced from a Bronze level status to a Silver level status by the League of American Bicyclists. The League of American Bicyclists founded in 1880 to advocate for better roads for bicycling, represents the nation’s 57 million […]

NDOT’S SR 28 Road Improvement Season Complete

NDOT’S SR 28 Road Improvement Season Complete

Stateline, NV…Nevada Department of Transportation’s State Route 28 Shared Use Path and Safety/Stormwater Enhancement project’s initial construction season has concluded. There will be construction over the next two years to complete the three-plus mile shared-use path from the south end of Incline Village to Sand Harbor State Park. As part of this year’s construction, an […]

Tahoe Conservationists Challenge Martis Valley West Proposal In Court

Tahoe Conservationists Challenge Martis Valley West Proposal In Court

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…Sierra Watch, Mountain Area Preservation and the League to Save Lake Tahoe took legal action today against the proposed Martis Valley West Project, a massive and controversial development proposal that threatens Lake Tahoe. “The Martis Valley West proposal poses a direct threat to Lake Tahoe and its famous clarity. For years, our groups […]

Forest To Sell Christmas Tree Cutting Permits

Forest To Sell Christmas Tree Cutting Permits

Placerville, CA…For the first time in several decades, the Eldorado National Forest will sell Christmas tree cutting permits. Permits for pine, fir or cedar trees up to 6 inches in diameter at the base will be available beginning November 14, 2016. “The goal of this program is to provide an enjoyable holiday experience for families […]

Sierra Business Council And Alpine County Release Public Review Draft Of The County’s Energy Action Plan

Sierra Business Council And Alpine County Release Public Review Draft Of The County’s Energy Action Plan

Markleeville, CA…Sierra Business Council (SBC) and Alpine County have released the Public Review Draft of the County’s Energy Action Plan (EAP) and invite you to join us for a Planning Commission meeting on October 27th, 2016 at 6 pm at the Alpine County Government Center, Board of Supervisors Chambers, 99 Water Street, Markleeville, CA to […]

Building On Tahoe’s Momentum; A Column By Joanne Marchetta

Building On Tahoe’s Momentum; A Column By Joanne Marchetta

Lake Tahoe, CA…At the Lake Tahoe Summit last month, we saw the power of what we can accomplish when we work together. Progress over the last two decades was showcased when President Obama made his first-ever visit to Tahoe and said conservation and restoration efforts like ours are more important than ever as the nation […]

Community Invited To OHV Meeting In South Lake Tahoe

Community Invited To OHV Meeting In South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) invites Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) partners and enthusiasts and interested members of the public to attend a meeting to discuss sign content for the McKinney Rubicon kiosk. The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 1 to 4 p.m. at […]

Tahoe Boat Inspections Move To Launch Ramps For Fall And Winter

Tahoe Boat Inspections Move To Launch Ramps For Fall And Winter

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV… Starting in October boat inspections will move to select launch ramps and winter hours will begin. Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD) inspectors will be stationed at Cave Rock and Lake Forest boat launches from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. seven days a week, weather and construction permitting. All boats without an […]

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