Many Tahoe foster children must travel out of Basin

[Claire Cudahy, Tahoe Daily Tribune]

... many children taken into child protective services in South Lake Tahoe must travel outside of Tahoe to foster homes in other El Dorado County communities, leaving their school and the familiarity of their hometown behind.

"On any given day, there's usually around 60 or more kids from South Lake Tahoe who have been removed from their homes," said Neumann. "About 30 of those kids are living here in town, but the other 30 have had to be relocated to communities off the hill." ...