EID’s infrastructure is aging, just as it is all across the United States. Much of it is located underground, so it’s important to stay on top of critical repairs. It seems like these repairs many times aren’t a priority in some agencies’ budgets because they are “out of sight, out of mind.” But I can assure you that the district does not subscribe to that way of thinking.
Some popular recreation areas will be re-opened to the public on September 30... There is still active fire, fire related hazards and fire crews in some areas. The following recreation areas and roads remain closed to the public.
Latest Updates: Fire Fighters Accused of Neglect in Initial Spreading of King Fire -- Bear Contacts increase in wake of King Fire -- 500 Pot Houses in South Tahoe Chief Says -- Hunting Season Opens with Much of Forest Closed by King Fire -- Latrobe Fire Protection District Dissolution Protest -- Divide Water - Stumpy Reservoir Fire Safe, but Watershed Work Needed -- So Tahoe American Legion Closing for Renovations - In need of Donations -- Opinion: Urgent action needed to save Sierra forests' habitat and recreational opportunities -- & much more
In a report as inflammatory as the King Fire itself, a Reno reporter's story claims fire fighters on first day of fire failed to notice that it was not out. By next morning the fire had exploded into what we know call the King Fire that destroyed more than 12 homes and cost more than $50 million to fight.
We are long overdue for a house cleaning and renovation. We are reaching out to the community to ask for donations of paint, carpet, painting supplies such as brushes and rollers, and floor coverings, including linoleum and carpet.
There are an estimated 500 unpermitted, illegal marijuana grow houses on the South Shore according to local law enforcement. In the city limits, South Lake Tahoe Police Chief Brian Uhler estimates there are 300 houses where marijuana is growing illegally ... South Lake Tahoe Police Chief Brian Uhler and Matt Underhill made a presentation to the South Lake Tahoe City Council recently, bringing the problem of illegal grow houses to light.