Prescribed Fire Operations Continue at Lake Tahoe

Prescribed Fire Operations Continue at Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…Prescribed fire operations will continue this week in the Lake Tahoe Basin, conditions and weather permitting. Smoke may be visible. A map with project locations and detailed information is available for viewing at tahoelivingwithfire.com. Sign-up to receive email prescribed fire notifications by sending a request to pa_ltbmu@fs.fed.us.  Prescribed fires are a vital tool for […]

Governor Newsom Announces Immediate Actions to Curb Covid Spread & Most Counties Move to Restrictive Status

Governor Newsom Announces Immediate Actions to Curb Covid Spread & Most Counties Move to Restrictive Status

Sacramento, CA…As COVID-19 cases sharply increase across the country and California, Governor Gavin Newsom and state public health officials announced immediate actions today to slow the spread of the virus. The state is pulling an emergency brake in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy resulting in 94.1 percent of California’s population in the most restrictive tier. This […]

Burbank Couple Found Murdered Along Hwy 395 North of Bridgeport.

Burbank Couple Found Murdered Along Hwy 395 North of Bridgeport.

Bridgeport, CA…The victims have been identified as husband and wife, William Adrian Larsen, age 35, and Yesenia Larsen, age 30, both from Burbank, California. On November 9, 2020, just before 6:30 a.m., a Cal Trans snowplow driver observed two bodies on the shoulder of Highway 395, approximately 10 miles north of Bridgeport. The highway was […]

Prescribed Fire Operations Resume Monday at Sugar Pine Point

Prescribed Fire Operations Resume Monday at Sugar Pine Point

Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev. – Tahoe Fire and Fuels Team (TFFT) member, California State Parks, is planning to conduct an understory burn in Sugar Pine Point State Park beginning Monday, June 1, 2020, weather permitting. Smoke may be visible. View map with project locations/details at https://www.tahoelivingwithfire.com/get-informed/ and sign-up for prescribed fire notifications by sending an email […]

Educators, Classified Personnel, Parents & Administrators Call for June Solution to the Budget Shortfall to Ensure Schools Safely Open This Fall

Educators, Classified Personnel, Parents & Administrators Call for June Solution to the Budget Shortfall to Ensure Schools Safely Open This Fall

Sacramento, CA…Today, the Education Coalition, comprised of the nine statewide K-12 education associations that work closely to advocate for the six million students in California’s public schools and colleges, urged California’s lawmakers to adopt a funding solution to the COVID-19-related budget crisis in the June budget. The group said that without adequate funding, schools cannot […]

BLM Mother Lode Area Initiates Seasonal Fire Restrictions Starting May 29th

BLM Mother Lode Area Initiates Seasonal Fire Restrictions Starting May 29th

Eldorado Hills, CA…The Bureau of Land Management is issuing seasonal fire restrictions, effective May 29, for public lands managed by the Mother Lode Field Office in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, due to dry conditions and wildland fire danger. These seasonal restrictions are in addition to the year-round statewide fire prevention order, issued on April 28, […]

2,123,000 Jobless Claims Last Week, Down 323,000 From Previous Week

2,123,000 Jobless Claims Last Week, Down 323,000 From Previous Week

Washington, DC…The COVID-19 virus continues to impact the number of initial claims and insured unemployment. This report includes information on claimants filing Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation claims. In the week ending May 23, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 2,123,000, a decrease of 323,000 from the previous week’s […]

South Lake Tahoe Pauses $1,000 Fine, Encourages Visitors to be Safe & Responsible

South Lake Tahoe Pauses $1,000 Fine, Encourages Visitors to be Safe & Responsible

South Lake Tahoe, CA- South Lake Tahoe City Council directed City staff today to hold off on issuing the $1,000 fines for non-essential travelers or businesses until Council brings this issue back at their June 9th meeting for further consideration. “It’s important that we reopen, and reopen responsibly,” said City Manager Joe Irvin, “City Council […]

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