‘Miracle March’ Delivers More Snow To Lake Tahoe; Spring Temps, Sunshine In Store For Extended Ski Season

‘Miracle March’ Delivers More Snow To Lake Tahoe; Spring Temps, Sunshine In Store For Extended Ski Season

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…With hashtags like #snowpocalypse, #januburied, and #snowmaggedon infiltrating the digital world to quantify Tahoe’s legendary winter, continuous snow storms through March brought resort totals above 700 inches. Historic snowpack means that many resorts are pushing back their closing dates and offering spring pass deals, giving skiers and snowboarders every reason to spend their […]

Tahoe South Soaks Up Summer 2017 With Swimming, Spokes, Suds, Sun, & Star-Studded Shows

Tahoe South Soaks Up Summer 2017 With Swimming, Spokes, Suds, Sun, & Star-Studded Shows

South Lake Tahoe,CA/NV…Tahoe’s national treasure – the lake – is filled to capacity after a record breaking winter, and ready to provide visitors gallons of recreational opportunities and special events this summer. South Shore’s popular season includes heart-pounding athletic competitions, celebrity golf action, firework displays, blockbuster concerts, and craft brewery events all on-tap (www.tahoesouth.com) SIGNATURE […]

New California Law Puts Charge In Lead-Acid Battery Sales

New California Law Puts Charge In Lead-Acid Battery Sales

Sacramento,CA…Beginning April 1, 2017, sales of lead-acid batteries will be subject to two $1 fees. Manufacturers will pay a $1 fee for every lead-acid battery sold to a retailer, wholesaler, distributor, or other person for retail sale in California. Consumers will pay a $1 fee on each purchase of a replacement lead-acid battery. As signed […]

President Trump Approves Nevada Disaster Declaration

President Trump Approves Nevada Disaster Declaration

Washington, DC…The President Donald J. Trump yesterday declared a major disaster exists in the State of Nevada and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the severe winter storms, flooding, and mudslides from February 5 to February 22, 2017. Federal funding is available to State, tribal, […]

Lake Tahoe Basin Prescribed Fire Operations May Continue

Lake Tahoe Basin Prescribed Fire Operations May Continue

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The California Tahoe Conservancy, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District, California State Parks and the U.S. Forest Service may continue prescribed fire operations beginning March 27, 2017. If conditions are favorable, operations may take place near Tahoe City, Glenbrook, Round Hill, Kingsbury Grade, and South Lake Tahoe. Operations may continue over the next […]

Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s attempt to side-step the Gann Limit, which restricts California’s government spending to the 1978-79 level and only allows it to grow adjusted for inflation and population. Under the Gann Limit, state revenues above the voter-approved limit are required to be refunded […]

Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Sacramento, CA… State agencies, local and tribal governments, as well as certain private nonprofit organizations, which sustained damage during severe winter storms from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23, have until April 15, 2017, to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPA). Submitting an RPA to the state is the first step in applying for funding under […]

How To file A Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug Or Health Plan: A Column By Greg Dill

How To file A Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug Or Health Plan: A Column By Greg Dill

San Francisco, CA…Having practiced pharmacy for many years, I often find myself talking to people about their Medicare prescription drug, or Part D, plans. People with Part D usually share their thoughts about a favorite pharmacy or pharmacist, or how their plan offers medicines at affordable prices. Sometimes they report problems with a Part D […]

Working Together To Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Working Together To Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Stateline, CA…As a national treasure offering world-class recreation opportunities, Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in Northern California and Nevada. And sometimes, being popular has its challenges. Tahoe’s limited roadways become congested during times of peak visitation, when thousands of people who live in nearby metropolitan areas get in their cars […]