Monthly Column: Funding Tahoe’s Transportation System

By Joanne S. Marchetta By now, most people have heard: Federal courts upheld the 2012 Regional Plan for Lake Tahoe, affirming the blueprint that maintains development caps and strengthens Continue Reading …

Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team: Lake Tahoe West Stakeholders Meeting Nov. 30

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – The Lake Tahoe West Restoration Partnership will hold its inaugural stakeholder group meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 89 Bar Conference Continue Reading …

Final Environmental Documents Available for Tahoe Basin Area Plan, Tahoe City Lodge Project

Stateline, Nevada—The final environmental impact report is now available for the Placer County Tahoe Basin Area Plan and Tahoe City Lodge project. The Tahoe Basin Area Plan is for unincorporated Continue Reading …

Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team: Prescribed Fire Operations to Begin Around Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe, Calif.  – The U.S. Forest Service is scheduled to begin prescribed fire operations this week in areas south and west of Lake Tahoe.  If conditions are favorable, operations may take Continue Reading …

Monthly Column: Working Together on Lake Tahoe’s Housing Problems

By Joanne S. Marchetta Like many communities that are highly-desirable places to vacation and live, Lake Tahoe has affordable housing problems. Two recent studies commissioned by the Tahoe Continue Reading …

Community Invited to November 3 Shoreline Workshop at TRPA

Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) is inviting people to attend an upcoming community workshop on Thursday, November 3 to share input and ideas and help guide the creation Continue Reading …

Emerald Fire 100 Percent Contained

Monday, October 17 Update: The Emerald Fire is 100 percent contained as of noon, according to CAL FIRE. State Route 89 is estimated to re-open today. Traffic will be metered through the fire area by Continue Reading …

Faustinos Appointed to TRPA Governing Board

Stateline, Nevada – California Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon has appointed Belinda Valles Faustinos to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board. Her appointment follows the Continue Reading …

Draft 2015 Threshold Evaluation Report Released

Stateline, Nevada – The Lake Tahoe Basin saw continued environmental improvement over the last four years, but faces major challenges from climate change, according to a draft 2015 Threshold Continue Reading …

TRPA Recognizes Nine Projects with Best in Basin Awards

Stateline, Nevada – At its Governing Board meeting today in Kings Beach, Calif., the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) announced and recognized nine award recipients for its annual Best in Basin Continue Reading …