Board To Consider Whether Draft Conservation Plan Is Ready For Review

Board To Consider Whether Draft Conservation Plan Is Ready For Review

The Placer County Board of Supervisors will be asked to take a pivotal step Tuesday, Jan. 25 in the development of a proposed county conservation plan. The question before the board will be: Is the strategy contained in the draft Placer County Conservation Plan ready for review by federal and state regulatory agencies? Placer County […]

Request for Applicants

Request for Applicants

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for appointment to the following volunteer advisory board: Water Conveyance Advisory Committee Board eligibility requirements vary. All applicants must be Douglas County residents. Additional information and application forms are available in the County Manager’s office at the Minden Inn, 1594 Esmeralda Avenue in Minden (782-9821) […]

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 […]