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New restrictions in Lake Tahoe
The majority of the Tahoe Basin and the surrounding area has new restrictions in place. Bars are closed. Restaurants can only serve take out and outdoor dining with limitations. There are restrictions on other businesses as well. The exception is the Stateline and Carson City area. This is NOT BECAUSE THEY ARE SAFER. In fact, it is likely the opposite that is the case. It is simply due to the makeup of the counties and a lack of political will. Carson City currently has 131 cases per 100k, well above the threshold for monitoring, but they aren't a county. The Stateline area is well above the monitoring threshold, but they are part of Douglas County, which as a whole is just approaching the threshold (nevermind that Stateline, Round Hill, Glenbrook, etc. are the only part of the basin still 'open', but use the same hospitals, and live within the same environs as the rest of the basin and/or Carson City. Remember while your dining outside, there is a kitchen full of people working inside and community transmission is ongoing.
UPDATE (7/20)-With the new cases reported over the weekend, El Dorado county as a whole is one step closer to having to shut down more businesses. With a current case rate of 94, we are just under the 100/100,000 case rate threshold. The positivity rate was 7.8%. At 8% the previous threshold drops to 25/100,000. Half of the cases are in the South Tahoe region which includes about 1/5th of the population. Expect additional closures and restrictions soon.

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About Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is so many things, but it is never the same thing twice. The same thundering waterfall in spring can become a trickle through a golden Aspen grove in fall. In the winter it becomes your favorite double black diamond, aptly named 'Waterfall'. It is a balloon ride not just over the Jewel of the Sierra, but over dozens of other majestic alpine lakes. It is a hike to any of these lakes. It is the Lake itself. It is wilderness areas with no motorized access of any kind. And next to that you'll find some of the best jeep trails anywhere. It's a region known around the globe for it's world class skiing. With summer as the busy season.

The sapphire blue waters present opportunities for fun and recreation wherever you look. Summer brings fishing, swimming, boating, jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing, or just hanging out at some of the most beautiful beaches the world has to offer. You don't need to be in a balloon or even on the lake to enjoy it's beauty. The 72 mile drive around the lake is among the world's most beautiful. And the view from any of the peaks surrounding the lake is simply spectacular. For those not looking for a hike of any difficulty, the Gondola at Heavenly provides spectacular views.

Winter brings a white coat to the blue world. The attention moves from the beaches to the mountains, from the lakes to the backcountry. The region is dotted with first class ski resorts and the backcountry shows up in more ski and snowboard films than almost any other location. Both the south and north shore have recently added much in the way of slopeside accommodations, working hard to attain the elusive ski village atmosphere. It seems they've both succeeded.  The fishing in Lake Tahoe is excellent year round (but only July 1-September 30 for it's tributaries).  Charter a boat and have everything ready for you or go it on your own with your own gear. You can pick up your essential fishing rod and reel supplies here.

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