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  • Pine tree-killing beetles thrive in drought

    By Lewis Griswold, Fresno Bee PINEHURST — A massive die-off of pine trees in the southern Sierra Nevada caused by beetles attacking drought-stressed trees is turning forests brown and creating a fire tinderbox. From El Portal in Mariposa County to Kernville in Kern County and beyond, stands of dead trees are striking fear in the […]

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  • Feds need $11.5 billion to fix public lands

    By Jenna McLaughlin, Mother Jones In 2014, the 300 million visitors to U.S. national parks may have noticed the potholes in the roads, the magnificent vistas obscured by dense brush, dirty visitors’ centers in need of basic repairs, trails that were not maintained, and overgrown campgrounds. Why? Blame Congress, which has routinely purchased new federal […]

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  • Sides being drawn over SLT vacation rentals

    By Jessie Marchesseau Residential neighborhoods in South Lake Tahoe being used for tourist lodging are beginning to divide the town. More than 100 people packed the City Council chambers for Tuesday’s vacation home rental workshop, while still more looked and listened in from outside the door. The meeting, originally scheduled for 1½ hours, lasted twice […]

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  • Nev., Del. poker players can play together online

    By Associated Press State officials say a multistate online poker network allowing gamblers in Delaware and Nevada to play against one another is up and running. Govs. Jack Markell of Delaware and Brian Sandoval of Nevada announced the start of the network on Wednesday. The network is the result of an agreement that Markell and […]

  • Kings Beach pier subject of workshop

    California State Parks and the California Tahoe Conservancy are hosting a public workshop on the potential reconstruction of the public pier at Kings Beach State Recreation Area. The workshop is April 1 from 6:30-8pm in the North Tahoe Event Center (8318 N. Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach). The upgrades are being considered to increase accessibility for pedestrians […]

  • Talk to focus on global food system

    Josette Lewis from the UC Davis World Food Center will be talking about Agriculture, Food & Nutrition from Local to Global on April 23. This date has changed, it had been scheduled for April 9. Lewis is associate director of the World Food Center, which was launched in 2013. What does it take to feed 9 billion […]

  • Pine tree-killing beetles thrive in drought

    By Lewis Griswold, Fresno Bee PINEHURST — A massive die-off of pine trees in the southern Sierra Nevada caused by beetles attacking drought-stressed trees is turning forests brown and creating a fire tinderbox. From El Portal in Mariposa County to Kernville in Kern County and beyond, stands of dead trees are striking fear in the […]

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