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Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project history

The links to stories below appear in reverse-chronological order, with more recent stories on top.

In addition to the Sun’s coverage of the Kings Beach commercial core improvement project, many readers have written in with their opinions.

Residential streets of the Kings Beach grid could see small traffic circles, narrowed sections to slow traffic, and even seasonal speed bumps as part of the Commercial Core project…

The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Board voted to reconsider the Kings Beach Commercial Core option that would include three lanes and roundabouts. Every board member but Jim Galloway voted in favor of the reconsideration Wednesday afternoon after a short discussion and a recap from the Placer County Board of Supervisors on their recent decision…

After years of public involvement led by Placer County, the road to a decision on the Kings Beach Commercial Core Project took an odd and unnecessary detour last month to the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Board before heading Tuesday to the Placer County Board of Supervisors…

The Placer County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted in favor of the three-lane, roundabout alternative for the Kings Beach Commercial Core Tuesday. The board voted four-to-one, with Supervisor Bruce Kranz voting against…

More than a year ago in this space we supported a three-lane plan for downtown Kings Beach. In May 2007 we said the Commercial Core Improvement Project is the Kings Beach communitys chance to create a unique downtown, encourage (safe) walking and boost business. We still believe in that vision…

Three lanes and roundabouts may still be in the cards for Kings Beach. After being voted down by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Wednesday, June 25, Board Member Steven Merrill has made a request for reconsideration on the Commercial Core project…

Wednesdays vote by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency board reminded Tahoe Basin residents of the enormous downsides of being governed by an unaccountable agency governed by un-elected board members…

A group of Kings Beach residents, still surprised by a decision against three lanes and roundabouts in Kings Beach by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency last Wednesday, are making a last-ditch effort to keep the plan alive…

After an all-day meeting Wednesday, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency board shot down a plan featuring three lanes and roundabouts in the Kings Beach Commercial Core plan…

The Placer County Planning Commission unanimously endorsed three lanes of traffic and intersection roundabouts for Kings Beach Wednesday, after listening to sometimes-passionate comments from residents about a long-planned makeover of the communitys aging commercial corridor…

Placer County recommended Thursday that the highway through downtown Kings Beach be reduced to three lanes and include roundabouts…

Those anticipating the release of the final environmental document for the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement project which will highlight a preferred alternative will have to wait a little bit longer…

Placer County has reduced the number of highway parking spots proposed in the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project…

Caltrans has rejected roundabout Alternative 2 in the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement project, which features three lanes, sidewalks and seasonal on-street parking…

The need to respond to extensive public comments on the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Projects environmental review will delay approval of the long-awaited renovation of the North Shore community…

Placer County seems to be ahead of the game when it comes to parking in Kings Beach…

Abel Villagomez lives down the street from the North Tahoe Boys and Girls Club and Kings Beach Elementary, and everyday he sees groups of kids walking down his street…

Public Works officials presented the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement project to the Placer County Board of Supervisors at their meeting Tuesday at the North Tahoe Community Conference Center, initiating a series of governing agency meetings that will take place in the coming months…

Placer County supervisors took a first look at a proposed revitalization of Kings Beach Tuesday at a meeting held at the North Tahoe Community Conference Center, initiating a series of governing agency reviews of the redevelopment project…*

Placer County is on the verge of moving forward with a plan to revitalize the Kings Beach corridor, and should release a draft plan next month…

Placer Countys Kings Beach Commercial Core project has sparked controversy, disagreement and dialogue on Tahoes North Shore, and through it all one group has been paid by the county to referee the public discussion Truckees Sierra Business Council…