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  • Fires lead Brown to call state of emergency

    By Jeremy B. White, Sacramento Bee Gov. Jerry Brown has called a state of emergency across the state in response to wildfires engulfing much of drought-stricken California. This summer fire season has been particularly intense, with a series of blazes such as the Rocky Fire in Lake County and the Wragg Fire near Lake Berryessa […]

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  • Feinstein’s drought package splits from GOP strategy

    By Carolyn Lochhead, San Francisco Chronicle WASHINGTON — California Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced a sweeping drought bill Wednesday that takes a much broader approach to the state’s water shortages than her failed effort last year to work almost exclusively with House Republicans to deliver more water to San Joaquin Valley farmers. Feinstein’s new measure is […]

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  • Study: Sierra wildfires worse with climate change

    By Henry Gass, Christian Science Monitor Wildfires in California are burning at increasingly higher elevations, according to a study, with scientists saying the phenomenon is another signal of approaching climate change that could also have implications for how forests are restored after fires. The study, which analyzed 105 years of data, found that forest fires in […]

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  • Tahoe Keys working on aquatic weed plan

    The Tahoe Keys Property Owners Association will host an independent expert panel and public workshop on Aug. 11 to discuss plans to fight aquatic invasive weeds. TKPOA has developed an integrated weed management plan to address the growing weed problem in the Tahoe Keys, and its potential impacts in Lake Tahoe. The meeting will be from […]

  • Fires lead Brown to call state of emergency

    By Jeremy B. White, Sacramento Bee Gov. Jerry Brown has called a state of emergency across the state in response to wildfires engulfing much of drought-stricken California. This summer fire season has been particularly intense, with a series of blazes such as the Rocky Fire in Lake County and the Wragg Fire near Lake Berryessa […]

  • Author to talk about Gold Rush icons

    Author and Sierra Nevada native Gary Noy is returning to the South Lake Tahoe Library to give a talk titled A Tale of Two Icons. It is about the sad history of two famous California Gold Rush symbols — James Marshall, the discoverer of gold at Coloma in 1848, and Sutter’s Fort, the frontier castle of John Sutter. […]

  • Hwy. 49 paving project to cause delays

    More than nine miles of Highway 49 in El Dorado County are being repaved to extend the service life of the roadway another 10 years or more. Caltrans is resurfacing Highway 49 from the Amador County line to just south of Pleasant Valley Road in the town of El Dorado.   Work, which will also include […]

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