Initiative maintaining South Lake Tahoe VHR cap fails to qualify for ballot

[Ryan Hoffman, Tahoe Daily Tribune]

Jerry Williams, co-president of the Sustainable Community Alliance, issued this statement Thursday:

"Our signature gatherers appeared to have made critical mistakes on local addresses making many signatures invalid. The numbers reported in the media are based on a sample of 500 out of the total of more than 1800 signatures submitted.  We are still working with the City and County regarding signature validation. We apologize to all of the business owners, employees, and local residents who support our initiative. We want to let everyone know we hold fast to our position and we will continue to move forward with our efforts to protect our neighborhoods and our local economy. We will have more information on SCA direction in the next few days." ...