El Dorado County Youth to Explore Wearable Tech in World’s Largest Youth-Led STEM Challenge

El Dorado County Youth to Explore Wearable Tech in World’s Largest Youth-Led STEM Challenge

Placerville, CA…Youth in El Dorado County will join approximately a hundred thousand youth across the country in leading the tenth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day (4-H NYSD) challenge. This year’s challenge, called Incredible Wearables, introduces youth to the burgeoning field of wearable fitness trackers in a hands-on, interactive design challenge. El Dorado County youth […]

Committee Rejects Senator Gaines Cal-Fire Audit Request

Committee Rejects Senator Gaines Cal-Fire Audit Request

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today expressed disappointment in the Joint Legislative Audit Committee’s (JLAC) denial of his request for an audit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire), specifically the monies collected from the fire tax. Senator Gaines was able to generate strong, bi-partisan support for the audit, however, […]

Our Armed Forces Can Be Our Model For Racial Unity ~ Weekly Address from President Donald Trump

Our Armed Forces Can Be Our Model For Racial Unity ~ Weekly Address from President Donald Trump

Washington, DC…My Fellow Americans, I had the profound honor this week of addressing American troops at Fort Myer and speaking to thousands of veterans at the American Legion National Convention. Today I want to speak to all Americans about what we can learn from the men and women of our incredible Armed Forces. Every person […]

Football Season Kicks off with the Truckee Wolverines Pounding the Bret Harte Bullfrogs 61 – 7

Football Season Kicks off with the Truckee Wolverines Pounding the Bret Harte Bullfrogs 61 – 7

Angels Camp, CA…Training and living at altitude gave the Truckee Wolverines an advantage when they dropped into pay Bret Harte a visit last night. They kept throwing fresh legs at the Bullfrogs that at times moved the ball well but had some self inflicted and Wolverine inflicted wounds that kept them from having a chance […]

Bijou Marketplace Groundbreaking Ceremony

Bijou Marketplace Groundbreaking Ceremony

South Lake Tahoe, CA…The City of South Lake Tahoe hosted a groundbreaking ceremony of the Bijou Marketplace located at the corner of Highway 50 and Ski Run Blvd. City of South Lake Tahoe Mayor Austin Sass said, “When our visitors come down Highway 50 and reach the Gateway to Heavenly, now they will be greeted […]

Terrorist Attack in Barcelona, 13 Killed & 80 Injured

Terrorist Attack in Barcelona, 13 Killed & 80 Injured

Barcelona, ES….A day of terror in Spain with 13 killed and 80 injured when a terrorist driver plowed his rented van into people along a 1/3 mile section of street. Hours later just over an hour’s drive to the south law enforcement prevented another van attack but ended up in a gunfight with a cell […]

President Trump at Presentation of Medal of Honor to Specialist Five James C. McCloughan, U.S. Army

President Trump at Presentation of Medal of Honor to Specialist Five James C. McCloughan, U.S. Army

Washington, DC…Thank you very much. Please be seated. Thank you, Chaplain Hurley. Secretary Mnuchin, Secretary Mattis, Secretary Shulkin, Senator Stabenow, Congressman Upton, and members of the Armed Forces: Thank you for joining us as we award our nation’s highest military honor to Specialist Five James C. McCloughan. Today, we pay tribute to a veteran who […]

Forest Service Begins Work on Final Phase of Burke Creek Restoration

Forest Service Begins Work on Final Phase of Burke Creek Restoration

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Next Monday, July 31, 2017, the U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will begin the final phase of the Burke Creek Highway 50 Crossing and Realignment Project near Kahle Drive in Stateline, Nevada. The project to restore the Burke Creek channel and adjacent marsh aims to decrease the amount […]