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  • Tahoe’s rising water temp concerns scientists

    By Linda Fine Conaboy INCLINE VILLAGE – It’s been said that Lake Tahoe is a complex body that man may never understand. That is true; however, UC Davis and Geoff Schladow, the director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center housed at Sierra Nevada College, are doing their best to prove that statement wrong—well, […]

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  • Area plan maps Placer County’s future at Tahoe

    By Kathryn Reed If the preferred alternative is not selected, the developer of the Tahoe City Lodge said he would abandon the project. Samir Tuma spoke before the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Governing Board on Wednesday about the hotel he wants to build near the lake. This would be the first new lodging facility in […]

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  • Nev. hearings on school choice likely to resonate nationwide

    By Neal Morton, Las Vegas Review-Journal If there’s anything supporters and critics of school choice can agree on, it’s the likelihood that a pair of state Supreme Court hearings today will have an impact on public education beyond Nevada’s borders. That’s where the agreement seems to end, with parents, politicians and education policy experts widely divided […]

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  • Taking precautions, aka Plan Bee

    By Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Chronicle An electric shock lit up my left ankle. A split second later, a hot jab pierced my right calf. Then in succession, it felt like an ice pick stabbed a toe, ankle and calf. Not again, you think. Yep, again: The bees are swarming and stinging, and it’s like […]

  • Tahoe’s rising water temp concerns scientists

    By Linda Fine Conaboy INCLINE VILLAGE – It’s been said that Lake Tahoe is a complex body that man may never understand. That is true; however, UC Davis and Geoff Schladow, the director of the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center housed at Sierra Nevada College, are doing their best to prove that statement wrong—well, […]

  • Opinion: When marrying a Native American meant renouncing U.S. citizenship

    By Ann McGrath Mixed couples in the United States—those who crossed boundaries between Indian nations and the European newcomers—left permanent legacies well beyond the families they created. They also shaped the meaning of nation and citizenship. Historically, U.S. policymakers were troubled by such marriages not only on the grounds of race, but also because they […]

  • iPod donations help dementia patients

    By Claudia Buck, Sacramento Bee Got a used iPod? A regional concert promoter is collecting them for nursing homes and senior facilities, as part of the Music & Memory program that helps dementia and Alzheimer’s patients reconnect with their past by listening to favorite tunes. “A lot of people have pushed their music onto their […]

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