Victim of South Tahoe hit-and-run was 78-year-old local man
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified the 78-year-old California man who was struck and killed while crossing a street in South Lake Tahoe in a hit-and-run accident over the...
Tahoe college soccer player arrested in hit-and-run death
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A 20-year-old soccer player at Lake Tahoe Community College was arrested Monday in a hit-and-run that killed a man crossing a street in South Lake Tahoe,...
The Latest: College goalie suspect in Tahoe pedestrian fatal
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a suspect in a hit-and-run accident that killed a man at South Lake Tahoe (all times local):
AP Exchange: Scuba divers plan unprecedented Tahoe clean-up
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Tahoe Dive Center owner Matt Meunier and Clean Up the Lake founder Colin West plan to spend nearly four months scuba diving around the lake, all while picking up...
NV woman facing charges in bomb scare hoax at Lake Tahoe
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A preliminary hearing is scheduled in California next week to determine whether a 21-year-old Nevada woman should stand trial on charges stemming from a bomb scare...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom will give the keynote address at the annual environmental summit at Lake Tahoe being hosted this year by California Sen. Dianne...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have identified a woman who plunged to her death while snapping photos from a Northern California waterfall overlooking Lake Tahoe.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a woman plunged to her death down a Northern California waterfall after she slipped and lost her footing while taking photos.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A 44-year-old armed felon has been arrested at Lake Tahoe after he crashed his car and allegedly threatened two people with a knife and a gun.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Kasper Asgreen held back as Tejay van Garderen shredded the remnants of the breakaway on the final climb, then swung past him to win the second stage of the Tour of...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 45-year-old California man accused of carjacking and attempted murder has been arrested after police say he stabbed a car salesman during a test drive at Lake...
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Wildlife officials say they believe someone illegally separated two bear cubs from their mother and left the young animals along a Northern California...
Suspect in casino kidnapping arrested at Lake Tahoe
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A 23-year-old California man has been arrested as a suspect in the beating and kidnapping of his girlfriend at a Lake Tahoe casino.
Snowplow bumps into snow-covered car, finds woman OK inside
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A woman who authorities believe was living in her car was rescued after a snowplow inadvertently bumped into her vehicle, which was buried in snow.
13-below zero at South Lake Tahoe shatters record low
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Record-cold weather followed the latest snowstorm into the Sierra, where the overnight low dropped to minus 13 degrees (minus 25 degrees Celsius) at South Lake Tahoe,...
Lost skier found dead at South Lake Tahoe resort
STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — A search and rescue team has recovered the body of a California man who was skiing at a resort at Lake Tahoe when he was reported missing on Monday.
Teen playing with matches started Tahoe church fire
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a teenager playing with matches admitted accidentally starting a fire that caused $15,000 damage to a church at Lake Tahoe.
Investigators previously had described the Jan. 9 fire at the Lake Tahoe Presbyterian Church in South Lake Tahoe as "suspicious."
Choir members who were practicing evacuated after they smelled smoke and called 911.
Firefighters confined the flames to the first floor and determined the fire began in a storage closet.
South Lake Tahoe awaits outcome of vacation home rental suit
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The resort city of South Lake Tahoe says it supports implementing a new law that sets stricter occupancy limits on vacation home rentals and freezes new permits, but it's facing a lawsuit over the voter-approved initiative.
Fewer arrests reported at South Lake Tahoe music festival
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — City officials say the first day of an annual winter music festival at South Lake Tahoe was the smoothest single day in the event's eight-year history.
The Reno Gazette Journal reports that just one person was arrested on the first day of the three-day SnowGlobe festival and police reported no significant problems. Last year, 13 arrests were made on the opening day.
California judge blocks South Lake Tahoe rental home rules
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A California judge on Monday temporarily blocked the enforcement of new restrictions on short-term vacation home rentals in South Lake Tahoe, after property owners filed a lawsuit saying the rules were unconstitutional and ill-timed at the height of the holiday season.
Legal fight arises over South Lake Tahoe rental home rules
RENO, Nev. (AP) — City officials have postponed enforcement of new restrictions on short-term vacation home rentals at South Lake Tahoe, California, after local property owners filed a lawsuit saying the unconstitutional rules are wreaking havoc with out-of-town families who plan to spend the holidays at the mountain resort.
The Latest: Legal fight over Lake Tahoe rental home rules
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a legal fight over a ban on most vacation rentals at South Lake Tahoe, California (all times local):
City officials in South Lake Tahoe, California say they intend to work with local property owners to make sure new restrictions on short-term vacation rentals at the mountain resort doesn't disrupt the plans of visiting families who want to spend the holidays there.
College in north Tahoe won’t rent dorm rooms on Airbnb
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — Sierra Nevada College has abandoned a proposal to rent out some of its dorm rooms through Airbnb while they sit vacant during the summer months on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.
College marketing director Daniel Kelly told the Tahoe Daily Tribune that the school in Incline Village considered short-term rentals as a way to generate some extra revenue.
South Lake Tahoe winter homeless shelter opening early
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Colder than usual weather has prompted the early opening of a seasonal homeless shelter on Lake Tahoe's south shore.
The Warm Room operated by the Tahoe Coalition for the Homeless for the fourth year in a row opens Wednesday.
Most short-term vacation rentals banned at South Lake Tahoe
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — California voters have narrowly approved a ballot measure banning short-term vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods outside downtown South Lake Tahoe beginning in three years.
The ballot measure came in response to growing concerns about parking congestion and noise at rental homes on the alpine lake along the Nevada state line.
Thanksgiving traffic around Lake Tahoe to see rain, snow
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Rain and snow are expected to drench the Lake Tahoe region over the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports that the National Weather Service is predicting rough road conditions Wednesday, one of the busiest travel days of the year.
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Reno-Tahoe region drops effort to host 2030 Winter Olympics
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The Reno-Tahoe area will not be making a play to host the Winter Olympics.
The Tahoe Daily Tribune reported Monday that the Reno-Tahoe Winter Games Coalition announced it was declining a bid invitation from the U.S. Olympic Committee.
According to the coalition's board chairman, it would not be practical financially to put in a bid.
MTV acquires SnowGlobe Music Festival
NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is expanding its live events business in the U.S. by acquiring the SnowGlobe Music Festival.
The three-day New Year's Eve festival takes place in South Lake Tahoe, California. This year's lineup includes Above & Beyond, Diplo, Eric Prydz, Rezz and RL Grime headlining among more than 40 artists. SnowGlobe will also showcase extreme winter sports demonstrations.
Suspect sought in holdup at Carson City yogurt shop
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Secret Witness in northern Nevada is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the capture of a suspect in an armed robbery at a yogurt shop in Carson City.
Authorities say the gunman drove away in a white Oldsmobile Cutlass that was stolen from South Lake Tahoe, California following the holdup at the Fruitlandia Frozen Yogurt Shop on Highway 50 East about 3:30 p.m. Monday
Underwater Tahoe trail takes divers on history tour
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Few places have been viewed more than Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay. The iconic inlet is one of the most visited areas of Big Blue — by boat, vehicle or bike — and one of the most photographed locations in the United States.
Now, thanks to California State Parks and the Sierra State Parks Foundation, the public has an opportunity to view an area of the bay seen by far fewer people: scenes of maritime history beneath the surface.
South Lake Tahoe man, 60, accused of killing girlfriend, 70
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Police at Lake Tahoe have arrested a 60-year-old man accused of killing his 70-year-old girlfriend.
South Tahoe Police say the victim was unconscious and not breathing Tuesday when they forced their entry into a home because no one answered the door.
Investigators say Hollingsworth told a family member he killed the woman. He was being held at the El Dorado County jail on suspicion of murder and was continuing to cooperate with detectives.
Conservancy gets $1.7M to restore Lake Tahoe marsh
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The California Department of Fish and Wildlife has awarded a $1.7 million grant to the California Tahoe Conservancy to help restore a marsh at Lake Tahoe that is the largest remaining wetland in the Sierra Nevada.
The conservancy intends to spend $9 million next year to restore 500 acres (202 hectares) of the south shore's Upper Truckee Marsh.
Ex-Lake Tahoe Humane Society boss guilty of embezzlement
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The former executive director of the Lake Tahoe Humane Society has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from the nonprofit based in South Lake Tahoe.
El Dorado County prosecutors say 50-year-old Nichola "Nikki" Congero pleaded guilty to felony embezzlement as part of a plea deal that will see her serve six months in the county jail followed by four years' probation.
Prosecutors say she also agreed to repay $59,664 she allegedly took from the group to spend on herself.
Lake Tahoe residents hope casino will return to former glory
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — The historic, and presently shuttered, Cal Neva will remain a casino and hotel when it reopens.
Beyond that simple statement, details and plans for the property remain unfinished and undisclosed — a point realized by many of the roughly 100 people who circulated through the Incline Village Library for a meet and greet hosted by members of the Cal Neva project.
South Tahoe man may have drowned retrieving model airplane
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Police say a 74-year-old South Lake Tahoe man whose body was pulled from the lake on Monday may have drowned while attempting to retrieve his model airplane that crashed in the water.
South Lake Tahoe police said Wednesday officers in a police watercraft found Robert Hill floating face down in a yellow life jacket after responding to a call from someone who spotted the jacket floating about 200 yards off Light House Shores along the Tahoe Keys.
Police confirm death of man unresponsive in Lake Tahoe Keys
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — South Lake Tahoe police have confirmed the death of a 76-year-old man found unresponsive in the waters of the Tahoe Keys along the lake's south shore.
Police Lt. David Stevenson told the Tahoe Daily Tribune a boat spotted what appeared to be a life jacket floating in the water before noon Monday.
California deputy shoots into car to free trapped bear
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California deputy fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks.
El Dorado County Sheriff's spokesman Anthony Prencipe said Thursday that officers were called after the bear was seen rummaging through a Honda Civic in South Lake Tahoe.
In a video, the caller says the bear did not seem very happy and that it looked huge.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The former director of the Lake Tahoe Humane Society has been charged with embezzlement more than a year after she was fired amid allegations of potential financial irregularities.
The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports the El Dorado County District Attorney charged Nicola Congero Friday with embezzlement from employer stemming from her tenure at the nonprofit based in South Lake Tahoe, California.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a body was found in the Truckee River near the Highway 267 bridge in Truckee, California.
The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports Truckee police located an abandoned car that was running and had its driver side door open near the bridge over the river early Wednesday morning.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Almost 500 people turned out for a July 5 clean-up campaign at five Lake Tahoe beaches in what organizers have made an annual post-Independence Day event.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man riding a bicycle in South Lake Tahoe was killed in a hit-and-run collision.
California Highway Patrol says the man who was in his early 30s was found dead in a ditch early Wednesday morning along U.S. Highway 50 near the border with Nevada.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A licensed worker at a daycare center at Lake Tahoe has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation into possible child sexual assault.
Police say 55-year-old David Rodrigues-Flores was taken into custody without incident on Wednesday after multiple victims reported a pattern of abuse dating back at least two years at the Pequenos Rascals Learning Center in South Lake Tahoe, California.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A large swath of privately owned land along the Upper Truckee River has been acquired by conservation agencies as part of an effort to restore an altered watershed harming Lake Tahoe's clarity.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — Egan Bernal knew it would take a major effort on the toughest climb of the Tour of California to make up the 23-second gap to Tejay van Garderen on the race's penultimate stage.
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A northwestern Nevada county has issued a boil water notice for the Cave Rock area and other nearby communities.
Douglas County Public Works says the order is due to a computer crash at the Cave Rock water treatment plant and there is no change in the quality of water.
Melissa Blosser, the county's public information officer, says the error occurred and was detected on Wednesday.
The order is in effect in Cave Rock, Skyland, Uppaway Estates and Zephyr Cove.
South Lake Tahoe councilmember cleared of any wrongdoing
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — South Lake Tahoe Councilmember Jason Collin has been cleared of any wrongdoing in an investigation into his reporting of campaign contributions and gifts following the November 2016 City Council election.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say the 62-year-old California woman who was found dead in the Truckee River last year accidentally drowned.
KRNV-TV reports the husband of Pamela Suwinsky reported her missing from a South Lake Tahoe motel on April 3, 2017.
Nevada rescue team locates 2 skiers in South Lake Tahoe area
MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — Law enforcement authorities in northern Nevada say two skiers have been rescued in the area around the border with California.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the men contacted emergency officials around 5 p.m. Thursday and said they got lost while skiing at Heavenly Ski Resort in South Lake Tahoe, Calif.