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Release: Sierra Watch Scores Another Court Victory Over Tahoe Development

Great news, we won! Again! Read the press update below to find out:   For immediate release Media contacts: Tom Mooers, (530) 265-2849 x 200 Chris Joseph, (530) 208-5661 Alexis Ollar, (530) 582-6751 Tahoe conservationists score major court victory over Martis Valley Development SACRAMENTO, CA (February 15, 2022) –– In a landmark victory for Sierra […]

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Protecting Tahoe: The Sierra Watch Precedent

This is how we do it. This is how our commitment to defend one place snowballs into protecting Tahoe and its surrounding region. Reporter Alex Hoeft of Truckee’s Moonshine Ink offers a comprehensive look at the Sierra Watch Precedent and what it means for Tahoe: Precedented: Strict Regulation On Development In The Tahoe Basin Could Expand Beyond It […]

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Tahoe’s Martis Valley in Court December 17

Sierra Watch and our conservation allies will stand up in court next week when California’s Third District Court of Appeal hears oral arguments in our case against the proposed Martis Valley West development project, located on the rim of North Lake Tahoe. The hearing on December 17 is a milestone event in the 20-year effort […]

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Save the Date/Martis Valley Day in Court: December 17

READ UPDATE: Mark your calendars for an important date in our ongoing effort to protect North Lake Tahoe from reckless development.  The Third District Court of Appeals has tentatively scheduled oral arguments in our case against Martis Valley West development approvals for December 17, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. Sierra Watch, with the League to […]

Great news: More protection for Tahoe!

This summer Sierra Watch scored a major win for Tahoe. That victory just got better: Contact: Tom Mooers; (530) 265-2849 x200 September 30, 2021 SIERRA WATCH SECURES COURT PRECEDENT TO PROTECT LAKE TAHOE Sacramento, Calif. – The California Third District Court of Appeals took action last week that could have major implications for new development […]

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Squaw Valley’s name changes. Our commitment does not.

Alterra announced the new name for Squaw Valley: Palisades Tahoe. Ironically, they seek to cash in on the Tahoe brand as they threaten at the same time the very values that make Tahoe special in the first place. Our commitment to this awesome place remains unchanged. More below:   Contact: Tom Mooers; (530) 265-2849 x200 August […]

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We Won in Squaw Valley! Now What?

Sierra Watch prevailed in court last month, marking a major victory in our ongoing commitment to defend Tahoe’s Squaw Valley from reckless development. So, now what? Technically, the appellate court ruled that the matter be sent back to the trial court with specific instructions to grant our petition for writ of mandate and spell out […]

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Great news from court: Sierra Watch wins Squaw Valley court cases!

As you can see in the press release below, we won! Thanks, as always, for standing with us as we defend our mountain values. Onward!   Contact: Tom Mooers; (530) 265-2849 x200 August 24, 2021 TAHOE CONSERVATIONISTS SCORE COURT VICTORY OVER SQUAW VALLEY DEVELOPMENT Sacramento, Calif. – In a sweeping victory for Tahoe conservationists, California’s […]

Strategic Assessment: Sierra Watch Releases Report on White Wolf Development Project

Massive development threatens everything we love about the Tahoe Sierra. And now there’s a new project in town. Today we released our Sierra Watch White Wolf Strategic Assessment, a detailed look at proposed development on the White Wolf property between Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley – and what it would mean to our mountains. There’s […]

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Tahoe on Trial July 21/How to Watch

Sierra Watch will be standing up in court on July 21st to defend Tahoe from Alterra’s reckless Squaw Valley development – and you can watch! The court is conducting oral arguments by video conference, and they’ve shared instructions on how to log on to their BlueJeans Events conferencing application. WHAT: Oral arguments before the Third […]