El Dorado County Local News: Parks & Recreation


All Local Parks & Recreation News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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11/30/2023
Utility giant PG&E is set to raise its rates an average of 13% on Jan. 1. That equals an extra $32.50 a month, or $390 for the year.

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11/27/2023
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“Let the Kids Play,” a campaign by the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, will raise $350,000 to upgrade the Al Tahoe playground.

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11/15/2023
State and local leaders gathered in Los Angeles to celebrate a new plan that will increase access to the outdoors for all Californians, regardless of who they are or where they live.

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11/15/2023
Arts and Culture El Dorado’s newest exhibition at the Switchboard Gallery in Placerville showcases the history of climbing in the region.

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11/12/2023
A pilot program that allows Californians to visit many state parks for free—after checking out a pass from their local library—is helping increase access for more people of color and lower-income residents, according to research from the California State Parks Foundation.

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11/10/2023
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Donors can go to the Tahoe Fund website by Dec. 31 to double their support for making Tahoe Meadows accessible for wheelchairs and strollers.

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11/07/2023
A beachside trail connecting the communities of Morro Bay and Cayucos could finally be built after 20 years. This happened after Chevron decided to sell land needed for the trail to be built.

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11/05/2023
Two theme park giants, Six Flags and Cedar Fair, announced they are merging. It could have potential impacts on California theme parks like Six Flags Magic Mountain, Knott’s Berry Farm and Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

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10/30/2023
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Work to replace aging waterlines at D.L. Bliss State Park in the Lake Tahoe Basin is ongoing and expected to be completed next year.

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10/27/2023
Camille Dixon, the announcer for Disney California Adventure, and her husband, Bill Rogers, the voice of Disneyland, are moving on from this work. They have been at the parks for more than 40 years combined.

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10/26/2023
Through this new program, artists, culture bearers, and California Native American tribes will be eligible to receive funding to create artwork throughout state and local parks.

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10/25/2023
Harvesting your own Christmas tree is a holiday tradition—and in the next couple weeks, permits to do so are opening up in forests throughout the state. Among them is the El Dorado National Forest.

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10/23/2023
California State Parks announced the signing of a five-year memorandum of understanding with the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians.

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10/20/2023
A pedestrian and bicycle safety improvement project is on the horizon for Pony Express Trail in Pollock Pines, expected to commence in spring 2024.

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10/06/2023
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The USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has begun closing National Forest recreational facilities around the Lake Tahoe Basin for winter.

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10/06/2023
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Serving as a caregiver for a friend or loved one can be both rewarding and taxing at the same time. The senior housing authority A Place for Mom indicates that 41 million Americans offer unpaid...

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10/06/2023
The review period for the draft environmental impact report on the 40-acre park will end Nov. 2.

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09/30/2023
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The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit has released the project’s environmental assessment; comments must be received by 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 28.

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09/26/2023
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It’s a fun-packed fall season in Tahoe and the latest edition of Tahoe Guide is packed with events, from film showings and Oktoberfest celebrations to wine walks and the Made in Tahoe festival.

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09/25/2023
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You could follow a rule I’ve been following for the last few years: Go to the less busy, but equally spectacular, state parks for a more relaxing recreational experience.