Lake Tahoe Area Ski & Snow Report for December 23rd, 2010

Lake Tahoe Area Ski & Snow Report for December 23rd, 2010

Lake Tahoe Area…If you have been dreaming of a White Christmas this is your year. The local snow is deep and plentiful. Enjoy!!! Squaw Valley is reporting 52-128″ of snow. Sierra at Tahoe is reporting 47-121″ of snow. Northstar is reporting a 79-126″ of snow. Mt. Rose has a 72-110″ of snow. Kirkwood is reporting […]

Skype Slowly Coming Back Online After Global Outage

Skype Slowly Coming Back Online After Global Outage

An update on the downtime which has been affecting many of you around the world: the ability of one Skype user to find another relies on what we call ‘supernodes’, and yesterday, a number of these failed due to a software issue, which we’ve now identified. Our engineers are working to resolve the problem. Millions […]

Contractors State License Board Encourages Vigilance as Winter Storms Hit State…..CSLB tips ensure home repairs won’t turn into costly headaches

Contractors State License Board Encourages Vigilance as Winter Storms Hit State…..CSLB tips ensure home repairs won’t turn into costly headaches

Sacramento, CA…In the wake of heavy rain, mudslides, flooding and their aftermath, the Contractors State License Board (CSLB) reminds California property owners to stay vigilant when it comes to contracting for clean-up or repairs. Sometimes what appears to be the cheapest solution to remove a fallen tree, fix a downed fence, or patch a leaky […]

Some Family FUN…..Christmas Eve Torchlite Parade at Squaw Valley

Some Family FUN…..Christmas Eve Torchlite Parade at Squaw Valley

Squaw Valley, CA….A traditional family favorite, the Christmas Eve torchlight parade can be seen from anywhere in the Village or Squaw Valley base area. Watch in amazement as Squaw Valley Ski School instructors descend the lower mountain carrying brightly lit torches in a beautiful procession of lights. Parade begins at dusk (approx 6 pm) on […]

Placer County Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Three Loomis Residents

Placer County Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Three Loomis Residents

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested three Loomis residents over the weekend and found property on the men taken from several Loomis residential and vehicle burglaries. Detectives are also looking for the owners of more stolen property. Jacob Ronald Delaney, 20, Philip Hodge, 23, and Kevin Johnson, 56, were arrested on various charges and booked at […]

Robber Sought in Weimar County Store Robbery

Robber Sought in Weimar County Store Robbery

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking a robber who held two Weimar Country Store clerks at gunpoint during a robbery Monday night. The suspect apologized to the clerks and told them he had also been robbed and needed money for Christmas. The man, described as 6 feet, 5 inches tall and weighing 180 pounds, entered […]

Reward Offered for Church Vandalism

Reward Offered for Church Vandalism

Placer County, CA…A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest or arrests of those responsible for vandalizing and burglarizing a church in Foresthill December 13. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case and Placer County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for anonymous tips. According to Sgt. William […]

Human Skull Considered being that of Archeological Significance

Human Skull Considered being that of Archeological Significance

Washoe County, NV….The human skull that was discovered in the Perry Canyon of Palomino Valley by a citizen working in the area and later recovered by Sheriff’s Office Detectives and Search and Rescue Personnel has been examined by the Washoe County Coroner’s Office. A comprehensive examination determined the human skull to be of Native American […]