El Dorado County Youth to Explore Wearable Tech in World’s Largest Youth-Led STEM Challenge

El Dorado County Youth to Explore Wearable Tech in World’s Largest Youth-Led STEM Challenge

Placerville, CA…Youth in El Dorado County will join approximately a hundred thousand youth across the country in leading the tenth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD) challenge. This year’s challenge, called Incredible Wearables, introduces youth to the burgeoning field of wearable fitness trackers in a hands-on, interactive design challenge. El Dorado County youth […]

Bijou Marketplace Groundbreaking Ceremony

Bijou Marketplace Groundbreaking Ceremony

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The City of South Lake Tahoe hosted a groundbreaking ceremony of the Bijou Marketplace located at the corner of Highway 50 and Ski Run Blvd. City of South Lake Tahoe Mayor Austin Sass said, “When our visitors come down Highway 50 and reach the Gateway to Heavenly, now they will be greeted […]

The American People Deserve Better Than The Pain Of Obamacare ~ Senator Mitch McConnell

The American People Deserve Better Than The Pain Of Obamacare ~ Senator Mitch McConnell

Washington, DC…U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the Better Care Reconciliation Act discussion draft that was released today: “The American people deserve better than Obamacare. Across the country, Americans are paying more for less under Obamacare. Already, Obamacare premiums have increased on average by […]

Keep Your Cool: How to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses By, Tamara Burns, RN

Keep Your Cool: How to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesses By, Tamara Burns, RN

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…It’s that time of year where heat-related illnesses are on the rise for locals and visitors alike. Heat illnesses include dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. It is important to understand the differences, especially when exercising in an area like Lake Tahoe with higher altitudes and higher temperatures.           […]

Tahoe Goes High Tech to Fight Aquatic Invasive Plants

Tahoe Goes High Tech to Fight Aquatic Invasive Plants

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The Tahoe Resource Conservation District (Tahoe RCD), in collaboration with Inventive Resources, Inc., announce that for the first time, ultraviolet light will be tested in open waters of Lake Tahoe to kill aquatic invasive plants. This initiative is possible thanks to a grant for project implementation from the California Tahoe Conservancy and […]

Sickness Unto Death Part VII: Health Care — Right or Responsibility? ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Sickness Unto Death Part VII: Health Care — Right or Responsibility? ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Murphys, CA…The United States Declaration of Independence declares “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Without good health, where is the possibility for the pursuit of happiness? […]

The Discussion Draft Of “Better Care” Has Been Released By The Senate

The Discussion Draft Of “Better Care” Has Been Released By The Senate

Washington, DC…The Discussion Draft – Senate Republican Health Care Bill has been released.  View the Senate Republican Health Care bill here.Senate Republican Health Care Overhaul Proposal Seven years ago, Democrats imposed a risky health care experiment on Americans that led to skyrocketing costs and collapsing insurance markets.  Senate Republicans are working to fix the mess Democrats […]

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods Market

Seattle & Austin, TX…Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $13.7 billion, including Whole Foods Market’s net debt. “Millions of people love Whole Foods […]