President Woodrow Wilson’s Proclaimed The First Official US Mother’s On May 9, 1914

President Woodrow Wilson’s Proclaimed The First Official US Mother’s On May 9, 1914

Washington, DC…WHEREAS, By a Joint Resolution approved May 8, 1914, “designating the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day, and for other purposes”, the President is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon the government officials to display the United States flag on all government buildings, and the people of the United States […]

Lake Tahoe Guide To Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition

Lake Tahoe Guide To Amgen Tour of California Cycling Competition

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Amgen Breakaway from Heart DiseaseTM Women’s Race empowered with SRAM at Lake Tahoe, May 11-12. The competition is part of the Union Cycliste International’s Women’s WorldTour, denoting the highest caliber racing events in the world. Race presenter AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company, created routes that will challenge the […]

Sickness Unto Death: An American Dilemma. Part One ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Sickness Unto Death:  An American Dilemma.  Part One  ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Murphys, CA…Introduction: The United States is alone among industrialized nations in using wealth as a gatekeeper for access to health care. The wealthier you are, the more and better health care you get. The national debate that is now taking place focuses on whether every individual, irrespective of their income, should have access to great […]

AAA Offers “Tipsy Tow” Free Ride Home on Cinco de Mayo

AAA Offers “Tipsy Tow” Free Ride Home on Cinco de Mayo

Walnut Creek, CA…AAA wants Cinco de Mayo fiesta-goers to celebrate and enjoy the day safely. To assist, AAA Northern California will offer its Tipsy Tow service free of charge to anybody who feels they’re too impaired to drive. You do not need to be a AAA Member to take advantage of this free service to […]

Update on Forest Service Campground Opening Dates in Lake Tahoe Area

Update on Forest Service Campground Opening Dates in Lake Tahoe Area

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Forest Service campgrounds in the Lake Tahoe Basin are scheduled to open May 12, 2017. However, campgrounds on the West Shore still have a large amount of snow at lake level, which will delay their opening. Meeks Bay Campground will open on May 19, 2017, and Kaspian and William Kent campgrounds will […]

Don’t Eat This If You’re Taking That

Don’t Eat This If You’re Taking That

Washington, DC…Millions of Americans age 50-plus take prescription drugs, yet few know the health risks of taking them along with certain foods and over-the-counter (OTC) supplements. For instance, some blood thinners taken with everyday foods like spinach, kale, and tomatoes can increase the risk of irregular heartbeat and heart attack. To address these kinds of […]

Keep Moving Forward Said Abraham Lincoln

Keep Moving Forward Said Abraham Lincoln

“I walk slowly but I never walk backward” President Abraham Lincoln “Abraham Lincoln; February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through its Civil War—its bloodiest […]

Erin Moran of Happy Days Passes Away At 56

Erin Moran of Happy Days Passes Away At 56

Harrison County, Indiana…Erin Marie Moran (October 18, 1960 – April 22, 2017) was an American actress, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the sitcom Happy Days and its spin-off Joanie Loves Chachi. Saturday afternoon a call was placed to dispatch with a report of an “unresponsive female”. EMT’s arrived and found Erin Moran deceased. […]

James K. Polk Says…”May The Boldest Fear & Wisest Tremble”

James K. Polk Says…”May The Boldest Fear & Wisest Tremble”

“May the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country’s peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.” President, James K. Polk 1845-1849 A bit more on President Polk from the James K. Polk home & museum. “A Frontier Upbringing […]

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