Governor Sandoval Comments on Rising Unemployment

Governor Sandoval Comments on Rising Unemployment

CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval made the following statement today after learning that Nevada’s unemployment has increased from 14.3% to 14.5%: “The news this morning that Nevada’s unemployment rate has increased is extremely distressing to me. My heart goes out to those struggling to find work, and at the same time I am […]

Starting July 2011, a New Law (AB 354) Changing California Immunization Requirements for All Students Entering 7th-12th Grades Goes into Effect

Starting July 2011, a New Law (AB 354) Changing California Immunization Requirements for All Students Entering 7th-12th Grades Goes into Effect

California legislature passed AB 354 requiring all students grades 7-12 be immunized against whooping cough (pertussis) prior to entry for the next school year. All Bret Harte students will need proof of the Tdap vaccine on or after the 10th birthday to meet this requirement. Your physician or the health department vaccination clinics will be […]

Village Blvd….Hybrid Best Management Practices

Village Blvd….Hybrid Best Management Practices

Incline Village, NV….The Nevada Tahoe Conservation District (NTCD) has scheduled a public outreach meeting to share information about the Hybrid BMP (Best Management Practices) Project for the Village Boulevard right-of-way. The meeting will be held tonight, Thursday, January 20, 2011, at 6:30 pm at the Parasol Building, 948 Incline Way. NTCD notified about 30-40 homeowners […]

First Healthcare Representative Selected to County Economic Development Board

First Healthcare Representative Selected to County Economic Development Board

A senior vice president of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan was selected recently to be the first healthcare representative on the Placer County Economic Development Board (EDB). The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, Jan. 11 to confirm the appointment of Edward S. Glavis to the newly created post. Glavis was recommended […]

WASHOE COUNTY REGIONAL ANIMAL SERVICES MANAGER AWARDED NATIONAL HENRY BERGH LEADERSHIP AWARD

WASHOE COUNTY REGIONAL ANIMAL SERVICES MANAGER AWARDED NATIONAL HENRY BERGH LEADERSHIP AWARD

Washoe County Regional Animal Services Manager Mitch Schneider was awarded the national Henry Bergh Leadership Award from the No Kill Advocacy Center. The award, named after the founder of the first Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) in the United States, recognizes outstanding leadership in the quest to end the killing of […]

WASHOE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SELECT GREG BROWER TO SERVE AS STATE SENATOR IN DISTRICT 3

WASHOE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SELECT GREG BROWER TO SERVE AS STATE SENATOR IN DISTRICT 3

After interviewing 12 candidates in an open meeting, Washoe County Commissioners unanimously selected Greg Brower to fill the District 3 State Senate vacancy left by retired Senator Bill Raggio. Mr. Brower’s letter of interest stated that he has a, “desire to serve the people of Washoe County and the State of Nevada.” He has served […]

House Passes Bill To Repeal Obamacare 245 to 189

House Passes Bill To Repeal Obamacare 245 to 189

Washington, DC..The House passed a resolution repealing the Obama Health Care legislation. It was largely a symbolic vote as the Democratically controlled Senate will most likely vote down the repeal along party lines just as the vote today was along party lines in the House. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today delivered the following speech […]

Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board Vacancies

Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board Vacancies

The Placer County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board has several vacancies, including positions for clients of county programs and for outside professionals. Created in 1993, the advisory board has seats for 16 members. It generally meets once a month. “We are eager to get the vacant seats filled because the advisory board plays […]

GOP Ousts Steele, Picks Priebus to Head Party

GOP Ousts Steele, Picks Priebus to Head Party

Washington, DC…The new national Republican Party chairman says his party has to “get on track” to “defeat Barack Obama in 2012.” In a brief victory speech today, Reince Priebus asked for unity within the fractured 168-member Republican National Committee. (Jan. 14)