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Memorial Day trips signal busy vacation season
  • Memorial Day trips signal busy vacation season

    By Anna-Louise Jackson, BloombergBusiness Memorial Day could kick off a busy summer for travel, as low gasoline prices and an improving job market are fueling vacation-planning. About 37.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during this holiday weekend, the most in 10 years, according to AAA. This 4.7 percent projected increase […]

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  • Aquatic invasive species a constant struggle

    By Kathryn Reed MEYERS – What’s living and growing in Lake Tahoe wasn’t always here. Some of the non-native or aquatic invasive species were intentionally introduced to the waters and others were surreptitiously brought here. No matter their course of arrival, the AIS as they are better known, are altering the ecosystem. The Eurasian milfoil […]

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  • Memorial Day trips signal busy vacation season

    By Anna-Louise Jackson, BloombergBusiness Memorial Day could kick off a busy summer for travel, as low gasoline prices and an improving job market are fueling vacation-planning. About 37.2 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during this holiday weekend, the most in 10 years, according to AAA. This 4.7 percent projected increase […]

  • Health grants available through Barton

    The Barton Foundation has $50,000 to give away to help improve community health. In this grant cycle, Barton Health will award up to $30,000 in grants and $20,000 will fund special community projects throughout the year as determined by the Community Health Action Committee. Local projects and programs that address the most pressing needs identified by South […]

  • Fatal crash near Kyburz

    A Bay Area man died Thursday in a head-on collision on Highway 50 near Kyburz. David Calderon, 78, of Milpitas was pronounced dead at the scene. Calderon was headed east May 21 at about 2:25pm when a vehicle driven by Gary Fitzgerald crossed the double-yellow line into oncoming traffic, according to California Highway Patrol officers. […]

  • Free composting for Douglas County residents

    Douglas County homeowners have an opportunity to compost their residential yard waste. The free annual recycling program is now open at Heavenly Mountain Resort’s Boulder Lodge parking lot. Pine needles, branches, sticks and any other natural vegetation from defensible space clean up will be accepted from 9am-5pm, seven days a week through July 19. Residents are […]

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