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    By Lydia O’Connor, Huffington Post The nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will not go into effect this summer after all. The California secretary of state’s office announced Tuesday that a referendum to overturn the measure has qualified for the November 2016 ballot. The state confirmed that the trade group American Progressive Bag […]

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  • Poll: More Californians want mandatory water rationing

    By Christopher Cadelago, Sacramento Bee Amid stubborn drought conditions, more Californians are warming to the prospect of government-imposed mandatory water rationing, but a majority still favor the state’s current approach of urging residents to voluntarily curtail their water use. Support for rationing swelled to more than a third of voters in the latest statewide Field […]

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  • Adjunct faculty make case for equality

    By Kathryn Reed She wheels around what looks like an oversized briefcase. It’s heavy. People ask why she does it. Her answer – it’s her office. This is Julie Ewing’s reality. For 12 years she has been an adjunct faculty member in Lake Tahoe Community College’s English Department. As such, she doesn’t have an office […]

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  • Placer County buys South Lake Tahoe hotel

    There may soon be more open space in South Lake Tahoe along Highway 50. This is because on Feb. 24 the Placer County Board of Supervisors voted to buy the A&A Lake Tahoe Inn for approximately $1.4 million. The South Lake Tahoe hotel is one of many the city would like bulldozed because they add […]

  • Landmark Calif. plastic bag ban on hold

    By Lydia O’Connor, Huffington Post The nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will not go into effect this summer after all. The California secretary of state’s office announced Tuesday that a referendum to overturn the measure has qualified for the November 2016 ballot. The state confirmed that the trade group American Progressive Bag […]

  • Nev. represents both sides of the immigration debate

    By Ana Ley, Las Vegas Sun Nevada represented both sides of the country’s immigration debate on Wednesday at separate events discussing President Obama’s stalled immigration deal. In Washington, D.C., Attorney General Adam Laxalt spoke before the House Judiciary Committee to defend his controversial decision to bring Nevada into a lawsuit against the president’s executive action granting […]

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    By Reid Abedeen Millions of Americans face a challenge in meeting their budgets every month – not just financially, but also in their time budgets. Knowledge is power and time is often money, but what if you don’t have the time to empower yourself with knowledge? For many households, that often means losing out on […]

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