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Whack the Traffic Woes?
No two ways about it, downhill ski traffic is bad this winter. This special report by Tim Hauserman looks at the impacts and what is being done about it.
Though Challenges Persist, We’re Making Lasting Progress on Workforce Housing
Placer County Supervisor Cindy Gustafson points to the positive gains made in workforce housing despite the crisis Tahoe continues to wade through. Enews email excerpt: Amid a housing crisis that still hasn’t recovered from 2008, Placer County Supervisor Cindy Gustafson argues that there is work being done to address Tahoe’s shortage of homes for the local workforce.
California courts to decide how strict development regulation just outside the Tahoe Basin needs to be.
STR Moratorium Stills the Waters
A moratorium on new short-term rentals in Eastern Placer County allows county officials to revise its STR ordinance while also giving homebuyers pause as the new rules are established.
Firework Displays a No-Go This Fourth of July
Firework displays in North Tahoe/Truckee are canceled for this Fourth of July. The pandemic is partly to blame, but so too is concern of increased visitation and potential wildfire.
Year of the Zoom
Video conferencing provided accessibility beyond our wildest dreams in 2020.
Placer Brings Frustrations with Tourism Impacts to the Forefront
Frustrations with overtourism came to a head in 2020 with Covid-19-inspired travels to the Tahoe Basin. Now, after a series of community conversations, Placer County is proposing a slew of tourism-mitigating solutions.
The Woes of Wi-Fi
Suddenlink maintains the internet provider is reliable during an influx of new residents and home-centric lifestyles.
Is Tahoe Actually More Crowded Than Summers Past?
While scuttlebutt says crowds have swelled this pandemic summer, the data tracking how many people are here points to a slight decrease overall.
June 16, 2020 Moonshine Minutes
Fire season is here! So how does preparation for such a natural disaster change in light of the coronavirus crisis? Moonshine Ink hosted its fourth Tahoe Talks, Fire in the Face of COVID-19 to answer just that question. We discussed with local fire experts and area leaders to understand the realities of such a possibility during an already fragile timeframe.