Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Governor Newsom Announces PlumpJack Entities Moved to Blind Trust.

Sacramento, CA…PlumpJack Founder and now Governor Gavin Newsom as announced that prior to January 7, 2019, title and control of the PlumpJack Group entities, wine and hospitality businesses based in California, were transferred to a blind trust administered by an attorney and certified public accountant. All state executive branch agencies are prohibited from entering into […]

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Inks Revolt Tattoos Shop

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Inks Revolt Tattoos Shop

Stateline, NV….Revolt Tattoos, established by TV’s “Ink Master” alums, opened a new parlor at South Tahoe’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The new spot was unveiled during a grand opening party Jan. 2, 2019 in Stateline, Nev. Guests were eligible for raffle prizes including a free four-hour tattoo. (www.hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com) “If your New Year’s resolution is […]

FCC Investigating 911 Outage That Affected CenturyLink Customers Nationwide

FCC Investigating 911 Outage That Affected CenturyLink Customers Nationwide

Washington, DC…Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced today that the agency has launched an investigation into the nationwide CenturyLink outage, which has affected 911 service for numerous consumers across the country. Chairman Pai issued the following statement regarding the situation: “When an emergency strikes, it’s critical that Americans are able to use 911 to […]

U.S. Retail Sales Grew 5.1 Percent This Holiday Season

U.S. Retail Sales Grew 5.1 Percent This Holiday Season

Purchase, NY…A robust shopping season from before Thanksgiving through Christmas has given retailers much to cheer about this year. According to Mastercard SpendingPulseTM, which provides insights into overall retail spending trends across all payment types, including cash and check, holiday sales increased 5.1 percent to more than $850 billion this year – the strongest growth […]

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 […]