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South Lake Tahoe Warm Room report card - A+; Volunteer training next week

[Paula Peterson, South Tahoe Now]

The Tahoe Coalition for Homeless (TCH) made a presentation to the Lake Tahoe Unified School District (LTUSD) board members Tuesday, updating them on the Warm Room, and how things have gone since opening in their new home January 1, 2018.

Their location for the 2018 winter is on Rufus Allen Blvd, near the Boys and Girls Club (BGCLT), the library, SLT Parks & Recreation Center, the ice arena, play fields, South Tahoe Middle School and school bus stops. When it was first announced that this would be their home for the winter, offering overnight stays to the homeless, many in the community voiced their concerns about the possibility of homeless people hanging out in close proximity to their children.

"I have immense gratitude for the Coalition," BGCLT Director Jude Wood told the school board. "It has been seamless with no issues," she said of the Warm Room's opening during their busy holiday week. Wood also said having homeless nearby is actually a great talking point for parents with the ...

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South Lake Tahoe Man in custody on stolen vehicle charge

[The Record-Courier]

A South Lake Tahoe man was arrested on Thursday night after allegedly being spotted in a car that was reported stolen.

Johnny Hinkley, 55, was spotted sitting in a parking lot of the Hard Rock Casino at around 8:30 p.m.

According to the Douglas Sheriff's Office, Hinkley got out of the vehicle when he saw a deputy approach.

A methamphetamine pipe was found in ...

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Charges Expected in Fatal DUI Crash Near Lake Tahoe

[KTVN]

The California Highway Patrol says alcohol is suspected in a fatal three-car crash near Lake Tahoe over the weekend. 

The patrol says 21-year-old Edgar Delgado of Tahoe Vista, California faces a DUI charge when he's released from a Renown Regional Medical Center where he's being treated for ...

Investigators say Delgado was driving an Audi on State Route 267 south of Truckee, California when he crossed over the double yellow lines and side-swiped a Toyota SUV. 

He continued down the road before crashing head-on into a ...

The driver of the Subaru, 35-year-old Christopher Anderson of Kings Beach, California, was killed...

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To Try to Save Client's Life, a Lawyer Ignored His Wishes. Can He Do That?

[JEFFERY C. MAYS, New York Times]

“As a kid, Larry was looking out for his community, even though I was a total stranger,” Mr. Collier, a retired Ford Motor Company executive, said in a phone interview from his home in El Dorado Hills, Calif. The two enrolled in the Army together after graduating from high school to escape what they were ...

Larry English left the Louisiana courtroom knowing that he had tried his last criminal case.

His attempt to save his client’s life had failed. Over repeated objections from his client, Robert McCoy, who insisted on his innocence, Mr. English had told the jury that Mr. McCoy was “crazy” and had killed three people. The jury’s verdict was death.

“I walked out of that courtroom saying I could never put myself through that again, emotionally,” Mr. English said during ...

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For Sale: Japanese Bristro - El Dorado

[BizBen]

Well established Japanese Bistro restaurant is situated in premiere location in El Dorado Hills. 

High volume, Gross over $200K per month serving Japanese and Asian fusion menus. 

Approx. 4,300 sqft, beautiful facility with patio area with 47 liquor license in place. 

Price:  $449,000     Down:  $150,000     Adjusted Net:  Call     Revenue:  $2,400,000    ...

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