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Tahoe water district sues Douglas County
  • Tahoe water district sues Douglas County

    By Kathryn Reed Water customers at the lake say they are suing Douglas County because they are being forced to subsidize another water company, which is against state law, and therefore they are being discriminated against. “If the county means what it says and every water system must stand on its own, then they need […]

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  • EDC sheriff told to slash budget by $4 mil.

    By Kathryn Reed El Dorado County supervisors appear to be putting the hiring of a public information officer and swimming pool over fully funding the sheriff’s department. There is a $7 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Instead of recommending cuts, the board last week told acting CEO Larry Combs […]

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  • Tourists spending big bucks in California

    By Kathryn Reed California’s tourism industry is coming off its sixth consecutive record year, and South Lake Tahoe is part of that trend. “We are looking at an industry that is about 2.5 percent of the state’s economy,” Caroline Beteta, Visit California president and CEO, said during a conference call this week. “This tremendous growth […]

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  • Tahoe water district sues Douglas County

    By Kathryn Reed Water customers at the lake say they are suing Douglas County because they are being forced to subsidize another water company, which is against state law, and therefore they are being discriminated against. “If the county means what it says and every water system must stand on its own, then they need […]

  • EDC sheriff told to slash budget by $4 mil.

    By Kathryn Reed El Dorado County supervisors appear to be putting the hiring of a public information officer and swimming pool over fully funding the sheriff’s department. There is a $7 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Instead of recommending cuts, the board last week told acting CEO Larry Combs […]

  • Opinion: Calif. preschool spending a big conflict

    By Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee In the broadest sense, this year’s version of the annual budget wrangle pits Gov. Jerry Brown, who wants to keep a lid on spending and build budget reserves, against his fellow Democrats in the Legislature, who want to spend more. The sharpest skirmish is likely to be over demands to […]

  • U.S. workers putting more money into savings

    By Suzanne Woolley, Bloomberg Retirement savers are upping their game: A record 13.6 percent of 401(k) participants raised their savings rate during the first quarter this year. Overall, employee contributions, combined with employer matching funds and profit sharing, rose 12.7 percent to reach another record. Not only are savings rates up, but more people are […]

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