Traffic Flowing In Cave Rock Area Once Again

Traffic Flowing In Cave Rock Area Once Again

Stateline, NV…The Nevada Department of Transportation has reopened U.S. 50 north of Cave Rock at Lake Tahoe to one lane of traffic in each direction following monolithic-size boulders which fell onto the roadway. Throughout last week, boulders larger than passenger vehicles fell from a roadside slope onto eastbound travel lanes. No vehicles were involved in […]

Many Tahoe Area Resorts Regrouping Today As Latest System Rolls Through

Many Tahoe Area Resorts Regrouping Today As Latest System Rolls Through

Incline Village, NV…Diamond Peak is running today with some lifts on wind hold. Many other area resorts including Squaw have called it a day with the windy, wet and soggy conditions today. Check the resort’s websites for latest conditions… Today’s snow conditions for Lake Tahoe Resort Snow condition Last snowfall Summit depth Weather Open trails […]

US Economy Adds 227,000 Nonfarm Jobs In January, Labor Participation Rate At 62.9%

US Economy Adds 227,000 Nonfarm Jobs In January, Labor Participation Rate At 62.9%

Washington, DC…According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 227,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.8 percent. Job gains occurred in retail trade, construction, and financial activities. In 2016, job gains averaged 187,000 per month. Incorporating revisions for November and December, which decreased nonfarm payroll employment […]

SFO Shatters Annual Traffic Record With 53.1 Million Passengers In 2016

SFO Shatters Annual Traffic Record With 53.1 Million Passengers In 2016

San Francisco, CA…The the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today announced a new all-time record for traffic, serving 53,106,505 passengers in 2016. This achievement eclipses the milestone of 50 million passengers set in 2015, and represents the seventh straight year of passenger traffic growth at SFO. Overall traffic grew by 6.1% year-over-year, which included double-digit […]

Starbucks Chairman & CEO Sends Message To Partners In Regards To Trump Administration

Starbucks Chairman & CEO Sends Message To Partners In Regards To Trump Administration

Seattle, WA…Starbucks chairman and ceo sent the following message to all partners (employees) on January 29, 2017. Dear partners- I write to you today with deep concern, a heavy heart and a resolute promise. Let me begin with the news that is immediately in front of us: we have all been witness to the confusion, […]

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

California Teacher’s Association Says Education Secretary Nominee Betsy DeVos Disastrous For Public Schools

Los Angeles, CA…California’s educators say White House nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos would be a disaster for California’s students and public schools. Flanked by the nearly 800 delegates to the CTA State Council of Education, CTA President Eric Heins held a news conference today calling for the rejection of DeVos at her […]

Gross Domestic Product Only 1.6% In 2016 & 1.9% For 4th Quarter

Gross Domestic Product Only 1.6% In 2016 & 1.9% For 4th Quarter

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the third quarter, real GDP increased 3.5 percent. The Bureau emphasized that the fourth-quarter advance estimate released today is based […]

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Dies During Avalanche Control

Squaw Valley, CA…January 24, 2017 – 9:00 AM – A fatal incident occurred at Squaw Valley involving a ski patroller at 8:35 AM this morning during avalanche control activities. He was an employee of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. The victim’s name has not yet been released pending the notification of friends and family. An investigation […]

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