Yes, There is a Santa Claus…In Indiana

Yes, There is a Santa Claus…In Indiana

Washington, DC…The holidays are a time for gathering and celebrating with family and friends, gift-giving, reflection and thanks. To commemorate this time of year, the U.S. Census Bureau joins in the fun with a list of holiday-related facts and figures from its vast collection of statistics. Every Day is Christmas in Noel, Mo. Places with […]

Barton Foundation Gives $50,000 in Grants to Improve the Health and Well-Being of the South Tahoe Community

Barton Foundation Gives $50,000 in Grants to Improve the Health and Well-Being of the South Tahoe Community

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The Barton Foundation and Community Health Advisory Committee are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 cycle of health grants. A total of $50,000 was awarded from Barton Foundation funds to area schools and non-profit organizations that addressed the unmet health needs of the community. All grant applications are reviewed by […]

Bureau of Reclamation Selects Three Projects in Truckee River and Carson River Basins to Receive $179,872 for WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects

Bureau of Reclamation Selects Three Projects in Truckee River and Carson River Basins to Receive $179,872 for WaterSMART Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects

Truckee, CA…Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman announced today that Reclamation has selected three projects in Truckee River and Carson River Basins to receive $179,872 for small-scale water efficiency projects. The funding from Reclamation will assist the selected applicants with upgrading and installing equipment for improved water use efficiency. The South Tahoe Public Utility District […]

Nearly 49 Million Holiday Road Trippers to Fill-Up with Thankworthy Gas Prices

Nearly 49 Million Holiday Road Trippers to Fill-Up with Thankworthy Gas Prices

Washington, DC…Motorists can add cheaper gas prices to their list of ‘things for which to be thankful’ this Thanksgiving holiday. Today’s national gas price average is $2.62, which is seven-cents less than a week ago and the largest one-week decline in pump price this year. In fact, the large drop brings the year-over-year differential in […]

MIcrosoft Co-Founder Paul G. Allen Has Passed Away from Cancer at 65

MIcrosoft Co-Founder Paul G. Allen Has Passed Away from Cancer at 65

Seattle, CA…October 15, 2018 – The following statements were released today by Vulcan Inc. on behalf of the Allen Family, Vulcan Inc. and the Paul G. Allen network. It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our founder Paul G. Allen, co-founder of Microsoft and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician […]

Gross Domestic Product, 2nd quarter 2018 (third estimate); Corporate Profits, 2nd quarter 2018 (revised estimate)

Gross Domestic Product, 2nd quarter 2018 (third estimate); Corporate Profits, 2nd quarter 2018 (revised estimate)

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second quarter of 2018 (table 1), according to the “third” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the first quarter, real GDP increased 2.2 percent. The GDP estimate released today is based on more complete source data […]

New Regional Director Brings Research, Consulting Experience to California Trout’s Sierra Headwaters Office

New Regional Director Brings Research, Consulting Experience to  California Trout’s Sierra Headwaters Office

Mammoth Lakes, CA…Non-profit fish research and advocacy group California Trout has hired a new director for its Sierra Headwaters Region. Dr. Eric Huber, a recent graduate of UC Berkeley’s doctoral program in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, will lead CalTrout’s projects throughout the Sierra Nevada region. Huber’s work will mainly focus on CalTrout’s Sierra Meadows […]

PacWest Bancorp and El Dorado Savings Bank Agree to Merge

PacWest Bancorp and El Dorado Savings Bank Agree to Merge

Placerville, CA…PacWest Bancorp (Nasdaq: PACW) (“PacWest”) and El Dorado Savings Bank, F.S.B. (“El Dorado”) announced the signing of a definitive agreement and plan of merger (the “Agreement”) whereby PacWest will acquire El Dorado in a transaction valued at approximately $466.7 million. El Dorado, headquartered in Placerville, CA, is a federally chartered savings bank founded in […]

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