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Sierra Nevada yellow-legged frog

Threat To Endangered Frogs Puts Tahoe Tree-Thinning Project On Hold

The U.S. Forest Service will postpone a tree-thinning project intended to decrease the wildfire risk at Lake Tahoe after a lawsuit raised concern about its effect on an endangered frog species.

08/11/2014

(CBS SF)

Baby Bear Burned In Washington Wildfire Recovers At Lake Tahoe Wildlife Center

A bear cub burned in a wildfire in Washington state is now on its way back to full health.

08/05/2014

Tahoe

Orphaned Baby Bear Cub ‘Tahoe’ Makes Progress In Recovery

Nearly a month after she was found orphaned, “Tahoe” the baby bear cub is thriving at her new home, according to her caretakers.

05/01/2014

(Credit Dan Thrift)

Baby Bear Cub Possibly Orphaned In Lake Tahoe, Animal Rescuers Search For Clues

A baby bear cub no bigger than a house cat showed up on the door of the BEAR League in Homewood, El Dorado County Thursday, and now wildlife rescuers are searching for any information about where she came from in hopes of reuniting her with her mother if she is still alive, and eventually returning her safely to the wild.

04/18/2014

Kevin Burroughs

Raccoon Skinning Leads To Arrest Of Sex Offender In South Lake Tahoe

Bloody hands and a skinned raccoon led to the arrest of a California sex offender and parole violator in South Lake Tahoe.

08/21/2013

A pilot from Palo Alto was killed in a plane crash near Lake Tahoe. (CBS)

New Details Emerge In Tahoe Plane Crash That Killed Palo Alto Man

A small plane that crashed at South Lake Tahoe, killing a Palo Alto man and injuring his wife, quickly lost altitude shortly after takeoff, officials said Tuesday.

07/23/2013

(CBS Graphic)

Palo Alto Couple Crashes Plane In Tahoe; Husband Dead, Wife Survives

A Palo Alto man was killed and his wife injured in a small plane crash Monday after taking off from the South Lake Tahoe Airport, authorities said.

07/22/2013

Top of The Tram At Heavenly

Tahoe Resort Fined For Environmental Violations

Heavenly Mountain Resort on Lake Tahoe’s south shore has been fined over $90,000 for several violations of California environmental laws.

03/31/2013

Alyssa Byrne (Source: Douglas Co. Sheriff)

Petaluma Teen Disappears During New Year’s Trip In Tahoe

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the location of a Petaluma woman last seen at a Nevada Casino resort on New Years day.

01/03/2013

(L-R) Paula Lane, Roderick Clifton (CBS)

Man Dead, Woman Survives After Couple Stranded For Days In Sierra

A Sacramento area couple lost in the Sierra for nearly a week has been found – with the man dead and his girlfriend suffering from frostbite, according to authorities.

12/06/2012

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