Boehner Assumes Speaker’s Gavel

Washington, DC…AP..Rep. John Boehner was elected speaker of the House Wednesday, sealing newfound Republican power-sharing as the 112th Congress convened and drawing the curtain on the history-making Nancy Pelosi era at the helm. (Jan. 5)

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs to Depart.

Press Secretary Robert Gibbs to Depart.

Washington, DC…In a move that has been a possibility for some time. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has announced that he will be leaving his current post in early February. He will also stay on in an as yet undefined advisory role… Statement by the President on the Departure of Press Secretary Robert Gibbs “For the […]

Placer County Supervisors Take Oath of Office

Placer County Supervisors Take Oath of Office

Placer County, CA…..Jack Duran and Robert M. Weygandt formally took the oath of office during the final days of 2010 so they could welcome the New Year ready to start four-year terms on the Placer County Board of Supervisors. News-elected Supervisor Jack Duran, left, is administered his oath of office by Assistant Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters, […]

January is National Radon Action Month

January is National Radon Action Month

Test your home for radon – and win!: January is National Radon Action Month, and in recognition of that, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and its partners are sponsoring a “Test Your Home for Radon and Win” contest for residents of Douglas, Carson City and Washoe counties. Homeowners can qualify to win a $1,500 credit […]

Douglas County Proposed changes to Monthly Sewer Rates

Douglas County Proposed changes to Monthly Sewer Rates

On February 3, 2011, the Douglas County Board of Commissioners will be voting on a proposed Resolution amending the monthly sewer rates for the County owned Sewer Utility. NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BY DOUGLAS COUNTY ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO MONTHLY SEWER RATES FOR THE COUNTY SEWER UTILITY By way of Resolution, the Douglas County Board […]

Meals on Wheels Gets Assistance

Meals on Wheels Gets Assistance

Placer County District 5 Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery presented a $5,000 check for Meals on Wheels to Sarah Hall Deardorff, Executive Director of the Sierra Senior Services program in Truckee on Sun., Jan. 2, 2011. for the Meals on Wheels program on Sun., Jan. 2, 2011, in Truckee. In 2010, Supervisor Montgomery directed that her Fiscal […]

Governor Jerry Brown Sworn in For Third Term

Governor Jerry Brown Sworn in For Third Term

Sacramento, CA…Governor Brown was sworn in for a third term as California Governor. He has the distinction of serving as both the youngest and the oldest Governor to server. He talked about painful and honest budget negotiations and also pledged to risa above partisanship. He asked others to do so as well. Below is a […]

Governor Brian Sandoval Now Officially In Office

Governor Brian Sandoval Now Officially In Office

Carson City, NV…Brian Sandoval was elected Governor of Nevada on November 2, 2010. He took the oath of office before Chief Justice Michael Douglas shortly after Noon on January 3, 2011. Governor Sandoval comes to his office after a long career in public service. He was appointed United States District Judge for the District of […]