South Lake Tahoe

Crews seek missing skydiver in South Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE (AP) - Police and rescuers have been looking for a skydiver who wasn't accounted for after jumping out of a helicopter at Lake Tahoe. El Dorado County Sheriff's de ...

New ski resort sized too large

My thanks to the Placer County Board of Supervisors for the public hearing they held in Tahoe City on Tuesday, Nov. 15. About 40 people presented their thoughts on the constructio ...

Jaycee’s book chronicles hell

I read, with occasional tears, the book “My Stolen Life” by Jaycee Lee Dugard. I cannot fathom the hell she endured for all those years. I don’t understand why Mr. and Mrs. S ...

Charter vote lowers taxes

In its condescending reports about charter proposals in Auburn, Redding, Paradise, Colusa and South Lake Tahoe, the Oakland-based Northern California Carpenters Regional Council br ...

Our View: Interesting lineup of candidates, and a tough job awaits

The upcoming election to fill the vacancy in state Assembly District 4 will feature a quick campaign — and a familiar name. Beth Gaines, wife of former assemblyman and current st ...

Auburn can be bicycle-friendly

One of the biggest draws for me to the Lake Tahoe/Truckee area is not only the beauty of the lakes and mountains but the energy and vibe of the people that live and visit there. Wh ...

County prepares for big one at Tahoe

Scientists say the Lake Tahoe area is overdue for a major earthquake. But a quake won’t catch Placer County flat-footed. It’s something the county’s emergency services divis ...