Christmas Tree Tags Almost Sold Out on the Eldorado National Forest

Christmas Tree Tags Almost Sold Out on the Eldorado National Forest

Placerville, CA…There are less than 300 Christmas tree tags remaining out of the 4,500 that were available through the Eldorado National Forest Christmas tree permit program this year. The Placerville Ranger Station has already run out. As of this morning, the Forest Supervisor’s office still had 175 tags; the Georgetown Ranger Station had 100 tags; […]

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 […]

Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish Leaders Jointly Celebrated Thanksgiving

Christian-Muslim-Hindu-Buddhist-Jewish Leaders Jointly Celebrated Thanksgiving

Carson City, NV….In a remarkable interfaith gesture; area Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist and Jewish leaders joined together to celebrate multi-faith Thanksgiving at Connected Church of the Nazarene in Carson City on November 20. The theme of this interfaith worship service was “Amends & Reconciliation”, and various religious leaders spoke around “making amends and working toward […]

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 […]

Final Environmental Impact Statement Features New Preferred Alternative for Over-snow Vehicle Use Designation on the Eldorado National Forest

Final Environmental Impact Statement Features New Preferred Alternative for Over-snow Vehicle Use Designation on the Eldorado National Forest

Placerville, CA…The Eldorado National Forest has released a Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Record of Decision for Over-snow Vehicle (OSV) Use Designation. The Final EIS includes a preferred alternative that was developed in response to comments from both motorized and non-motorized winter recreationists. Individuals or organizations that commented on the Draft EIS can […]

Shocked Hindus Strongly Condemn Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Shocked Hindus Strongly Condemn Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Reno, NV…Hindus have strongly condemned Saturday morning’s massacre at Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha Congregation, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and expressed sympathy to victims. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Reno today, said: We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy. Our hearts go out to the victims and their loved ones and […]

California’s First Maritime Heritage Trail Opens at Emerald Bay Underwater Park

California’s First Maritime Heritage Trail Opens at Emerald Bay Underwater Park

LAKE TAHOE, Calif.— California State Parks and the Sierra State Parks Foundation are proud to debut California’s first maritime heritage underwater trail devoted to showcasing Lake Tahoe’s historic recreational watercraft and barges that now rest below the surface of Emerald Bay. Scuba divers can explore three newly revealed dive sites under Emerald Bay in addition […]

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 […]