Placer County Neighborhoods Overview

California Local Pin Marker Get To Know A Group

Friends of Roseville Public Library is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization supporting local libraries.

California Local Pin Marker Local Neighborhoods Digest

Charter Customers in Tahoe Experience Internet Outage


Charter Spectrum customers around the Tahoe Basin have been without internet service for several hours Monday morning after a fiber optics network was damaged.

Barton Avenue, 2nd Street Water Shut-Down, Stormwater Drainage Project


The city of South Lake Tahoe is building stormwater drains to address localized flooding and reduce runoff pollution on Barton and Helen avenues and 2nd Street. To accommodate this project, South Tahoe Public Utility District will be moving waterlines, which will result in some water shutdowns in the neighborhood.

California Local Pin Marker Recent Articles

Your Tahoe Guide logo LOCAL NEWS
Free bulk item pickup available

Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal is now offering free bulky item curbside pickup for TTSD residential customers in Placer County for items up to 200 pounds.

Tahoe Daily Tribune logo LOCAL NEWS
Fezz hand-delivers swanky threads straight to Incline Village doorsteps

Fezz is an at-home shopping experience that caters exclusively to women located in Incline Village and neighboring towns.

Image caption: Zoning laws tell you what you can and can't build on the property you own. How does government get away with that?
How Zoning Laws Shape California and Society

Zoning laws determine what can be built and where. These laws have shaped California, but are they really just tools for social engineering? The history of zoning is closely tied to racial segregation, as well as the state's shortage of …

Image caption: In what appears to be a power play that worked, a developer proposed building 14 residential highrises with a combined 4,260 units in Santa Monica.
How California Developers Twist Affordable Housing Laws

A new interpretation of an old law gives homebuilders leverage over California cities and their zoning codes. They’re using it to push through thousands of new apartments around the state.

Image caption: Caltrans has received $680,000 in federal funding to explore alternatives for reconnecting communities along the I-980 in Oakland.
Rerouting Past Wrongs

California lawmakers are exploring ways to reconnect urban neighborhoods torn asunder during the interstate highway construction boom of the 1950s and ’60s.

Tahoe Weekly logo LOCAL NEWS
Historic Tahoe City’s heritage present throughout town

Tahoe City is a hotbed location for family activities with free beach access and multi-use paved bike paths that run north, south and east. Each direction offers different vibes and views. The northbound route from Tahoe City to Palisades Tahoe …

Tahoe Weekly logo LOCAL NEWS
Walking Tour of Tahoe City, Part 1

It may not appear obvious to the casual observer, but Tahoe City is chockful of history — more than any other community at Lake Tahoe. And much of it is on display at Lake Tahoe Dam, Gatekeeper’s Museum, Watson Cabin …

Image caption:
Getting to Yes

In which we ponder how to make things better in a climate of no.

Image caption: Local cities and counties struggle to regulate the exploding short-term rental industry.
Short-Term Losses

The short-term or ‘vacation’ rental industry spawns hundreds of horror stories and damages the housing market, but governments struggle with how to bring it under control.