Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s attempt to side-step the Gann Limit, which restricts California’s government spending to the 1978-79 level and only allows it to grow adjusted for inflation and population. Under the Gann Limit, state revenues above the voter-approved limit are required to be refunded […]

Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Sacramento, CA… State agencies, local and tribal governments, as well as certain private nonprofit organizations, which sustained damage during severe winter storms from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23, have until April 15, 2017, to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPA). Submitting an RPA to the state is the first step in applying for funding under […]

Disney*Pixar’s “Cars 3” Fuels Up For Nationwide Tour

Disney*Pixar’s “Cars 3” Fuels Up For Nationwide Tour

Burbank, CA…Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” is hitting the road this month with Road to the Races, a nationwide tour inviting fans of #95 to gear up for the upcoming big-screen release. Life-size, character look-alikes of five-time Piston-Cup champion Lightning McQueen, tech-savvy trainer Cruz Ramirez and the sleek next-gen racer Jackson Storm will be rolling into 27 […]

Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson On the Attack in London

Secretary of State, Rex W. Tillerson On the Attack in London

Washington, DC…On behalf of the United States, I express my condolences to the victims and their families. The American people send their thoughts and prayers to the people of the United Kingdom. We condemn these horrific acts of violence, and whether they were carried out by troubled individuals or by terrorists, the victims know no […]

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Share Plans For Combining The Brands

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Share Plans For Combining The Brands

Seattle, WA…Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today shared their vision for the future of the combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast’s premier airline. After careful consideration, the combined company will adopt Alaska’s name and logo, retiring the Virgin America name likely sometime in 2019. However, the combined airline will […]

Forbes 2017 Billionaires List: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

Forbes 2017 Billionaires List: Meet The Richest People On The Planet

New York, NY…A record 2,043 billionaires made Forbes’ 31st annual ranking of the world’s billionaires, as featured in the March 28, 2017 issue of Forbes magazine.  To view the list, visit www.forbes.com/billionaires.  “Booming stock markets, higher commodities prices and plain old-fashioned entrepreneurship helped make this a record year in terms of wealth creation around the […]

Tahoe Receives Up To A Foot Of New Snow With More On The Way

Tahoe Receives Up To A Foot Of New Snow With More On The Way

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV….Lake Tahoe ski resorts received up to a foot of fresh snow in the last 48-hours and another foot of snow at upper elevation is possible Friday – Sunday. Chain controls will vary based on snow levels and tourism officials encourage travelers to check conditions before and during their travels as they may […]

How To file A Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug Or Health Plan: A Column By Greg Dill

How To file A Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug Or Health Plan: A Column By Greg Dill

San Francisco, CA…Having practiced pharmacy for many years, I often find myself talking to people about their Medicare prescription drug, or Part D, plans. People with Part D usually share their thoughts about a favorite pharmacy or pharmacist, or how their plan offers medicines at affordable prices. Sometimes they report problems with a Part D […]

Working Together To Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Working Together To Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Stateline, CA…As a national treasure offering world-class recreation opportunities, Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in Northern California and Nevada. And sometimes, being popular has its challenges. Tahoe’s limited roadways become congested during times of peak visitation, when thousands of people who live in nearby metropolitan areas get in their cars […]

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