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President Joe Biden’s order to protect the nation’s oldest forests sparks a question: When does a forest grow old? Underlining the urgency of the issue are wildfires in California that killed thousands of giant sequoias in recent years.(May 19, 2022) → Read the full Monterey Herald report
Interfaith Food Ministry collaborates with agencies to provide just under 600 families in Nevada County with food on a weekly basis. Executive Director Phil Alonso says that now the ministry is taking the same collaborative approach to diverting inedible organic material.(May 18, 2022) → Read the full The Union report
The current plan for the controversial “Loop Road” project was essentially killed after the South Lake Tahoe City Council voted to use property the Tahoe Transportation District would need for the project as housing instead.(May 18, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
At a May 10 meeting of the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission, county analyst C.J. Freeland reported that the county’s housing element had been certified by the state.(May 18, 2022) → Read the full Mountain Democrat report
Meeks Bay Fire Protection District is set to be annexed by North Tahoe Fire Protection District in Placer County. The district, which ranges from Emerald Bay to Tahoma in the Tahoe Basin, was one of several local districts to be rated as “limited” in its resources.(May 17, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
One person was killed and four others were critically wounded at Geneva Presbyterian Church in the city of Laguna Woods. When deputies arrived, parishioners had the gunman hog-tied and in custody.(May 16, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
Classical Tahoe Festival and Music Institute has announced its upcoming season, which runs July 14 through Aug. 18. Guest conductors Jonathan Darlington, David Chan, and Ken-David Masur will lead the orchestra.(May 10, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Whether it’s how you get here, the hotel you stay at, or the activities you do, there are ways to lessen your impact as a tourist. The phrases “pack it in, pack it out” and “leave no trace” are just the beginning.(May 10, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Construction on the Round Hill Pines Access project is set to begin this summer. The project is intended to provide safer access into the Round Hill Pines Resort. Currently, vehicles driving eastbound on U.S. Highway 50 must cross two oncoming lanes to enter the resort.(May 9, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
The Nevada Department of Transportation will soon begin construction of a new traffic signal on U.S. Highway 50 at Warrior Way, which provides access to two schools and Zephyr Cove Park. An advance signal warning light will be installed to alert drivers and striping and lighting will also be slightly modified.(May 9, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
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