California’s Educators & State Law Support Transgender Students Despite New Federal Actions

California’s Educators & State Law Support Transgender Students Despite New Federal Actions

Burlingame, CA…CTA President Eric Heins issued the following statement concerning new actions by the Trump administration revoking the Obama administration’s May 2016 guidelines that protected the rights of transgender students by allowing them access to the restrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender identity – rights they still have under California law: “California’s educators […]

Forest Service Partners With CHIPS For Job Training

Forest Service Partners With CHIPS For Job Training

South Lake Tahoe, CA… On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) entered into a partnership agreement with Calaveras Healthy Impact Product Solutions (CHIPS) to serve as a job training site with multiple opportunities for restoration activities on National Forest land within the Lake Tahoe Basin. CHIPS is […]

Roadway Slipout Impacts U.S. Highway 50

Roadway Slipout Impacts U.S. Highway 50

Pollock Pines, CA… U.S. Highway 50 in El Dorado County has eastbound and westbound traffic lanes reduced to one lane in each direction after a roadway slipout near Bridal Veil Falls. In this Caltrans News Flash, see the extent of the damage to the highway and find out what immediate steps Caltrans is taking to […]

Senator Gaines Announces Bipartisan Board Of Equalization Support Of Taxpayer Protection Bill

Senator Gaines Announces Bipartisan Board Of Equalization Support Of Taxpayer Protection Bill

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) has voted unanimously to support his Senate Bill 11, a measure that would immediately and proactively waive penalties and interest for taxpayers when a BOE system failure prevents them from making tax payments on time. Under existing law, tax payments […]

Roads To Tahoe Are Open; Ready For Holiday Weekend

Roads To Tahoe Are Open; Ready For Holiday Weekend

South Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…The roads to South Lake Tahoe for the upcoming holiday weekend are open in all directions. With the recent mudslides along Echo Summit/Highway 50 and fallen rocks at Cave Rock/Highway 50 both Caltrans and Nevada Department of Transportation worked tirelessly to reopen the highway. Travelers should expect minor delays and officials encourage […]

Time To Ramp Up Invasive Species Control Projects At Lake Tahoe ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Time To Ramp Up Invasive Species Control Projects At Lake Tahoe ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Stateline, NV…Over the last two decades, the Lake Tahoe Region has become a national leader in fighting the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) that threaten to harm its world-renowned environment and the $5 billion recreation-based economy it supports. The Lake Tahoe Region is working with other partners throughout the American West to […]

Several Injured In Pile Up On SR 88

Several Injured In Pile Up On SR 88

South Lake Tahoe, CA…CHP is reporting an accident on February 14th at approximately 1:00 p.m. The driver of a dark blue Toyota along with five passengers was traveling west on State Route 88, just east of the Kirkwood Inn. For an unknown reason the driver allowed her Toyota to leave the road way and collide […]

Lost Dog Missing From Zephyr Cove

Lost Dog Missing From Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove, NV…Urgent! Missing dog alert. This is the lost dog Caddy. She’s 14, deaf and blind. No tags or collar. Went missing from Zephyr Cove at round Hill at about 10:45 this morning February 15. If you have seen this dog or have any information please contact us ASAP at 530-577-4521

Eldorado National Forest Reduces The Cost Of Woodcutting Permits

Eldorado National Forest Reduces The Cost Of Woodcutting Permits

Placerville, CA…On March 1, 2017 the Eldorado National Forest will begin selling personal use fuelwood permits for $5.00/cord. Currently fuelwood permits are being sold for $15.00/cord. The minimum charge for a permit is $20.00 which now allows for 4 cords per permit. Woodcutters should refer to their map to determine that they are on national […]

Traveling To Lake Tahoe Under Current Road Conditions

Traveling To Lake Tahoe Under Current Road Conditions

South Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority is working with California Department of Transportation and Nevada Department of Transportation to communicate current road situations that have impacted travel to/from the Lake Tahoe Basin. The recent mudslides along Echo Summit/Highway 50 and fallen rocks at Cave Rock/Highway 50 have led to temporary road closures. Both […]

1 2 3 47