Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Senator Gaines Responds To Governor Circumventing Gann Limit

Sacramento, CA…Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s attempt to side-step the Gann Limit, which restricts California’s government spending to the 1978-79 level and only allows it to grow adjusted for inflation and population. Under the Gann Limit, state revenues above the voter-approved limit are required to be refunded […]

Deadline For Winter Storm Damage Requests For Public Assistance Is April 15th

Sacramento, CA… State agencies, local and tribal governments, as well as certain private nonprofit organizations, which sustained damage during severe winter storms from Jan. 18 to Jan. 23, have until April 15, 2017, to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPA). Submitting an RPA to the state is the first step in applying for funding under […]

How To file A Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug Or Health Plan: A Column By Greg Dill

How To file A Complaint Against Your Medicare Drug Or Health Plan: A Column By Greg Dill

San Francisco, CA…Having practiced pharmacy for many years, I often find myself talking to people about their Medicare prescription drug, or Part D, plans. People with Part D usually share their thoughts about a favorite pharmacy or pharmacist, or how their plan offers medicines at affordable prices. Sometimes they report problems with a Part D […]

Working Together To Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Working Together To Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System ~ By Joanne S. Marchetta

Stateline, CA…As a national treasure offering world-class recreation opportunities, Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in Northern California and Nevada. And sometimes, being popular has its challenges. Tahoe’s limited roadways become congested during times of peak visitation, when thousands of people who live in nearby metropolitan areas get in their cars […]

Tahoe Owns Spring Skiing With Most Snow In The U.S., Sunny Skies & Clear Roads

Tahoe Owns Spring Skiing With Most Snow In The U.S., Sunny Skies & Clear Roads

Lake Tahoe, CA/NV…A winter of epic proportions hit the Sierra this season and after months of challenges, Lake Tahoe resorts are rejoicing in spring weather that has left roads open for travel and mountain terrain widely accessible for the second week in a row. For a region that has been pounded with multiple atmospheric rivers […]

Tahoe Chamber Brings Together Innovative Local Businesses At The 2017 Business Expo

Tahoe Chamber Brings Together Innovative Local Businesses At The 2017 Business Expo

South Lake Tahoe, CA… Get to know the most cutting-edge South Shore businesses at the Go Local: Business Expo on Friday, March 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. inside the Harveys convention center. Tahoe Chamber’s annual Business Expo, presented by Heavenly Mountain Resort and Kirkwood Mountain Resort, is the largest business and networking event […]

The Pacific Southwest Region Invites Public To Help Identify Priority Trail Maintenance Work

The Pacific Southwest Region Invites Public To Help Identify Priority Trail Maintenance Work

Vallejo, CA…The Pacific Southwest Region (Region 5) is inviting the public to help identify trails that will be part of a U.S. Forest Service effort with partners and volunteers to increase the pace of trail maintenance. Nationwide, the Forest Service will select nine to 15 priority areas among its nine regions where a backlog in […]

Daylight Time Switch Can Cause Driving Danger

Daylight Time Switch Can Cause Driving Danger

Sacramento, CA…When Daylight Saving Time begins on March 12, many motorists may find themselves short of sleep and a danger on the roadways. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants the public to be aware of the risks associated with drowsy driving. “When clocks are set forward in the spring, people often lose an hour of […]

Rusted Root To Headline Four Full Days Of Free Events At 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup At Squaw Valley, March 9-12

Rusted Root To Headline Four Full Days Of Free Events At 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup At Squaw Valley, March 9-12

Olympic Valley, CA…The 2017 Audi FIS Ski World Cup at Squaw Valley will mark the return of World Cup ski racing to the area after nearly 50 years, welcoming top international athletes and hosting numerous free events including three free concerts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. A free Community Kickoff Parade will celebrate the region’s […]

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