On Saturday August 30, 2014 the Sheriff's Dispatch center received information from Cal-Fire that a 7 year boy had been injured while target practicing. While responding to the scene Deputies were advised that the boy had been transported by helicopter to a hospital in Sacramento.
To nine year old Erline Christopherson, all she thought when first saw the crystal blue waters was how she'd like to swim across it. The dream was born that day in 1955. There is a display in the Lake Tahoe Historical Museum in South Lake Tahoe that has a cut out of Erline, her swimsuit and other items from that special day in 1962 when Erline Christopherson became the first woman to swim the length of Lake Tahoe.
Elderly Couple Found Shot in thier Placerville Home -- Sue Taylor Challenges claims of Gene Auslander as Misinformation -- Job Seekers Invited to Tri-County Job Fair, August 22 -- Flu clinic dates set in El Dorado County -- Placerville fairgrounds wheelbarrow race filmed with rc helicopter -- Teen Court in Placerville Invites Participants -- South Lake Tahoe Police Department K-9 Unit now on facebook -- Explore the Depths of Lake Tahoe & Surrounding Alpine Lakes -- Four Apps That Change the Way County Governments Operate - & much more
The body of Raymond Nocon recovered from the South Fork American River day after disappearance -- Political Sign Wars Leave Black Mark on El Dorado County - Editorial -- El Dorado Trail Projects Bid - $6.66 per Inch? -- Staff Changes at Rescue Union School District announced -- Tahoe youth can fly for free after air show -- Georgianne Knight joins school board -- Jennifer Nutting aims to promote tourism, agriculture -- Hop House opening in El Dorado Hills -- Governor Brown to Attend 18th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit Today - Public invited & much more
Est: $400,000. Scope: Two sections of new bike path along the trail (old railroad) totaling 5,000 LF of 8' paved path plus shoulders, drainage, striping, signage, landscape features, and appurtenances.
Decades in the making by numerous jurisdictions, the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway runs along the Truckee River from where the river exits Lake Tahoe, through Truckee and Reno and on to it where it enters Pyramid Lake. The trail, portions of which were built in the 1980s, is about two-thirds complete.
As of July 24, the Truckee River rafting companies that usually do a banner business in August stopped operating because of the water level. Water officials have been forced to accommodate the lake instead.