Improv group returning to LTCC stage

Random Acts of Improv, the resident improvisation company of the Theatre Arts Department at Lake Tahoe Community College, return on March 3. Random Acts of Improv has been providing laughs at LTCC for six years. The shows are family-friendly and appropriate for kids of all ages. Expect some audience participation and, of course, kids will […]

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Atmospheric rivers wreak havoc around the globe

By Christopher Joyce, NPR “Atmospheric river” is a colorful term for a sinuous plume of moisture that travels up from the tropics — a single plume can carry more water than the Mississippi River at its mouth. But new research shows that atmospheric rivers are also among the most damaging weather systems around. The atmospheric […]

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TAMBA raising money to build trails

TAMBA is having a fundraiser Feb. 26 where Chris McNamara will show videos from some of the first wingsuit BASE jumps off major U.S. cliffs — and the 80-plus El Capitan climbing ascents that led to them. Every dollar raised will build one foot of trail at Fallen Leaf Lake and Angora Ridge this summer. Tickets […]

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Talk to focus on home ownership

Katie Rice of Guild Mortgage Company and Amie Quirarte of Tahoe Luxury Properties are putting on a seminar to learn how to make home ownership a reality. The evening will start with informal conversation, cocktails and appetizers at 6pm, then at 7pm the two will discuss down payment assistance options and grant programs people may qualify […]

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Snippets about Lake Tahoe

·      State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-El Dorado, sent a letter to President Trump requesting that in light of the Oroville Dam crisis he take action to conduct an immediate and thorough inspection of Folsom Dam; the existing Folsom Dam spillways; the soon-to-be-completed auxiliary spillway; and all levees potentially affected by a dam failure or unregulated […]

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Lecture to focus on prescription drug abuse

Barton Health has put together a panel to discuss prescription drug abuse on March 1 from 6-7pm at Lake Tahoe Community College. Topics include: ·       History of opioids and prescribing for pain ·       Best practices for managing pain and complimentary therapies ·       Safe keeping and disposal of prescription drugs ·       Antidote for opioid overdose. For […]

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Agreement clears way for Caesars emergence from Chapter 11

By Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal The terms of a merger of two subsidiaries of Caesars Entertainment have been amended, clearing a path for the company’s emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday, the company reported new terms for the merger of Caesars Entertainment Corp. […]

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Some Liberty customers still without power

Liberty Utilities is making in-roads into the power outages that were triggered this week from the latest round of storms. Issues remain at: Portola: A couple single service issues remain that should completed Thursday. River Road/Silver Creek/Fir Crags/Highway 89: Avalanche danger has been reduced to moderate so crews plan to begin repairing the four cross […]

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Nave: ‘La La Land’ to dominate Oscar winners

By Howie Nave One thing for sure at this year’s 89th Academy Awards ceremony, there is way more diversity than at last year’s Oscars show (and the year before that). In fact, having nine nominations in the Best Picture category alone offers up quite a diverse selection of films ranging from the human struggle, life in […]

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TRPA rethinking how to deliver transit in Tahoe

By Kathryn Reed STATELINE – Free transit throughout the Lake Tahoe Basin, integrated between the shores, and with service every 30 minutes. That’s the goal by 2021. Morgan Beryl, senior transportation planner with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, on Feb. 22 went over the highlights of the draft 2017 Regional Transportation Plan with the Governing […]

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