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President Obama’s Weekly Address: What You Need To Know About Ebola


Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody, hello! (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Welcome to the White House. The executive order I’ll sign in a few minutes is one that’s good for workers, it’s good for responsible employers, and it’s good for the middle class. That explains the folks who are standing […]

CAL FIRE Plans Memorial Service for Airtanker Pilot


San Jose – Firefighters will gather together to pay their respects to Airtanker Pilot Geoffrey “Craig” Hunt as well as to his family, who paid the ultimate sacrifice with his life while fighting the Dog Rock Fire near El Portal, California. A celebration of Craig’s life, with full Line of Duty Death fire service honors, […]

Arrest made in Domestic Violence/ Attempt Homicide


South Lake Tahoe, CA…On 10-15-14 in the late evening hours, a neighbor in the 2000 block of Lukins Way was confronted at the doorway by a woman bleeding from a reported stab wound to her neck. The neighbor rendered aid immediately and summoned police. Within minutes, SLT Police Sergeant Shannon Laney was the first on […]

Forest Service Releases Decision On Tallac Historic Site Project Project


South Lake Tahoe, Calif., –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) released the decision for the Historic Facilities Best Management Practices (BMPs) Retrofit project to revitalize the Tallac Historic Site on Lake Tahoe’s South Shore. Project work could begin as early as May 2015, and depending on funding, could take 10 years […]

CDC and Frontier Airlines Announce Passenger Notification Underway


Dallas, TX…On the morning of Oct. 14, the second healthcare worker reported to the hospital with a low-grade fever and was isolated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that the second healthcare worker who tested positive last night for Ebola traveled by air Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms. Because of […]

Senator Ted Gaines Demands Transparency Surrounding Covered CA’s $184 Million No-Bid Contract Fiasco


Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines, today issued a letter to Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee, criticizing the recent $184 million no-bid contract fiasco and calling on Mr. Lee to give a full accounting of the decision-making process that went into awarding the no-bid contracts to his friends and former colleagues…. October 13, 2014 Mr. Lee, […]

The NLCS Giants vs Cards Now Tied. Cards Take Game Two 5-4


St. Luis, MO….The 2014 National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and the St. Luis Cardinals is now tied at a game apiece as the series heads back to San Francisco. Game 3 will be on Tuesday.

Texas Reports Positive Test for Ebola in a Health Care Worker


Dallas, TX…A healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the index patient has tested positive for Ebola according to preliminary tests by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ laboratory. The patient was isolated after the initial report of a fever and remains so now. Confirmation testing at the Centers for Disease […]

Forest Service To Lift Fire Restrictions


South Lake Tahoe, Calif., –The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit will lift fire restrictions on National Forest System lands beginning Friday, October 3, 2014. “Although fire restrictions will be lifted on Friday, remember campfires are never allowed in the Desolation Wilderness,” said Forest Service fire management officer Kit Bailey. Campfires are now […]

CDC and Texas Health Department Confirm First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the U.S.


Dallas, TX…The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed today, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas, Texas from Liberia. The patient did not have symptoms when leaving West Africa, but developed symptoms approximately four days after arriving […]

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