Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Hwy 1 Has Reopened at Mud Creek Ahead of Schedule

Big Sur, CA…The contractor made great progress in the last several days so final striping and inspection by our crews is underway. As a result, Highway 1 at Mud Creek reopened Wednesday, July 18, nearly 14 months after the massive landslide and emergency repair project. Electronic Message Signs will be changed once the highway is […]

California Supreme Court Removes California Split Initiative from Ballot

California Supreme Court Removes California Split Initiative from Ballot

Sacramento, CA….The California Supreme Court ruling today will effectively remove the CA Three proposition from the November Ballot. From the Court…”Time constraints require the court to decide immediately whether to permit Proposition 9 to be placed on the November 6, 2018, ballot pending final resolution of this matter. Although our past decisions establish that it […]

Farm Subsidies Make No Sense. By Congressman Tom McClintock

Farm Subsidies Make No Sense.  By Congressman Tom McClintock

Washington, DC…New Zealand is four times more dependent on agriculture than the United States, and it once maintained extensive farm subsidies. In 1984, it ended them. What happened? Farm productivity and earnings rose. The Federated Farmers of New Zealand fought just as vigorously as their American counterparts to preserve their subsidies. Yet in hindsight, the […]

Drought, Extreme Winter Reduce Tahoe’s Clarity, but Restoration Remains on Track ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Drought, Extreme Winter Reduce Tahoe’s Clarity, but Restoration Remains on Track  ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Stateline, NV…Lake Tahoe is one of the clearest lakes in the world, known around the globe for its spectacular scenery. The lake’s water clarity is one of the many attributes that make the Tahoe Basin such an amazing natural resource and a mecca for outdoor recreation. For half a century, TRPA and its many partners […]

Summer 2018 Issue of Tahoe In Depth Available

Summer 2018 Issue of Tahoe In Depth Available

Stateline, Nevada – The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) has published the summer 2018 edition of Tahoe In Depth. The award-winning newspaper, in its sixth year of publication, strives to provide residents, visitors, and policymakers with information about protecting, enjoying, and exploring the Lake Tahoe Basin. The summer 2018 edition includes a special report on […]

Celebrating Native Species Festival with Tahoe Yellow Cress planting at Baldwin Beach

Celebrating Native Species Festival with Tahoe Yellow Cress planting at Baldwin Beach

South Lake Tahow, CA…On Saturday, June 23, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Sugar Pine Foundation will co-host a Tahoe yellow cress (TYC) planting with the Tahoe yellow cress Adaptive Management Working Group at Baldwin Beach, which is National Forest System land managed by the USDA Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit […]

Remarks on the UN Human Rights Council From Mike Pompeo & Nikki Haley

Remarks on the UN Human Rights Council From Mike Pompeo & Nikki Haley

Washington, DC…Good afternoon. The Trump administration is committed to protecting and promoting the God-given dignity and freedom of every human being. Every individual has rights that are inherent and inviolable. They are given by God, and not by government. Because of that, no government must take them away. For decades, the United States has led […]

NDOT Suspends Construction of State Route 28 Shared Use Path During July 4th Holiday Week

NDOT Suspends Construction of State Route 28 Shared Use Path During July 4th Holiday Week

Incline Village, NV…The Nevada Department of Transportation announced that work on State Route 28 shared-used path from the southern end of Incline Village to three miles south of Sand Harbor State Park will be on hold during the entire Fourth of July holiday week, July 2-6 www.nevadadot.com/SR28. NDOT and Granite Construction crews may conduct minor […]

Nevada State Engineer Managing Repairs of Partial Failure of Washoe Lake Dam

Nevada State Engineer Managing Repairs of Partial Failure of Washoe Lake Dam

Carson City, NV..The Nevada State Engineer is actively managing a partial failing of the Washoe Lake Dam in Washoe Valley, in accordance with the Dam’s Emergency Action Plan procedures. Currently, the dam is not breached and repairs are underway. The State Engineer is working closely with other state and local officials to restore the integrity […]

Two Weeks Left to Register All Bullet Button Assault Weapons

Two Weeks Left to Register All Bullet Button Assault Weapons

Sacramento, CA…Today, the California Department of Justice issued a reminder that all bullet button assault weapons must be registered by 11:59:59 P.M. on June 30, 2018. Any applications submitted after this due date will not be accepted (see Penal Code section 30900(b)(1) and California Code of Regulations, title 11, division 5, chapter 39, section 5469). […]

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