City of South Lake Tahoe Is Open for Business

City of South Lake Tahoe Is Open for Business

South Lake Tahoe, CA… In response to the Caldor Fire encroaching on the Tahoe Basin, the City of South Lake Tahoe evacuated more than 20,000 residents in less than five hours on August 30, following an evacuation order issued by CalFire and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. Now that the evacuation order has been […]

Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early; Five Forests to Remain Closed Under Local Orders

Forest Service Ending Regional Closure Order Two Days Early; Five Forests to Remain Closed Under Local Orders

Vallejo, CA…Sept. 14, 2021. The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region will end the regional closure order affecting National Forests in California at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, Sept. 15, two days prior to the original end date of Sept. 17. However, forest-wide closures will remain in place and be extended until midnight on September 22nd […]

The 20th Anniversary of 9/11 at Flight 93 National Memorial

The 20th Anniversary of 9/11 at Flight 93 National Memorial

Stoystown, PA…Two decades after September 11, Flight 93 National Memorial observed the 20th anniversary and honor the 40 passengers and crew members who were aboard Flight 93 that day. With public health in mind, the observance will be limited to family members and invited guests and livestreamed on the park’s Facebook page. The ceremony began […]

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum Lead the Nation in Commemorating 20th Anniversary of Attacks

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum Lead the Nation in Commemorating 20th Anniversary of Attacks

New York, NY…National September 11 Memorial & Museum located at the World Trade Center lead the nation in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks that took the lives of 2,977 men, women and children in New York City, Arlington, Va. and near Shanksville, Pa. Twenty years after the attacks that […]

Governor Newsom Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer Joseph Boberg

Governor Newsom Statement on Death of California Highway Patrol Officer Joseph Boberg

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of Officer Joseph Boberg of the California Highway Patrol (CHP): “Jennifer and I send our deepest condolences to Officer Boberg’s family and friends, as well as those who worked alongside him. Officer Boberg’s service to California will be forever remembered.” Officer Boberg, 42, […]

Flex Alert Issued for Wednesday Due to Heat & Tight Power Supply Consumers Urged to Reduce Energy Use From 4-9 p.m. to Protect Grid Reliability

Flex Alert Issued for Wednesday Due to Heat & Tight Power Supply Consumers Urged to Reduce Energy Use From 4-9 p.m. to Protect Grid Reliability

Folsom, CA…The California Independent System Operator (ISO) has issued a statewide Flex Alert calling for voluntary electricity conservation Wednesday, Sept. 8, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., due to predicted high energy demand and tight supplies on the power grid. With above-normal temperatures in the forecast for much of California and the West, the power […]

A Bit of Wisdom from Poor Richard

A Bit of Wisdom from Poor Richard

“Serving God is Doing Good to Man, but Praying is thought an easier Service, and therefore more generally chosen.” Poor Richard Almanack 1749, Benjamin Franklin January 6 – April 17, 1790

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

Vallejo, CA…August 30, 2021. To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of all National Forests in California. This closure will be in effect from Aug. 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. through September 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. […]

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