• 20 ways legal marijuana has affected Nevada

    20 ways legal marijuana has affected Nevada

    By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun Friday marks Nevada’s first 4/20 since recreational marijuana sales were legalized last July. With more than 45 dispensaries in the Las Vegas Valley and 62 statewide expecting increased sales for the unofficial pot holiday, here’s a look at 20 ways that legal weed has affected our state: 1. More […]

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  • Caltrans to build retaining wall near Emerald Bay

    Caltrans to build retaining wall near Emerald Bay

    Repair work to build a retaining wall along a section of Highway 89 in Emerald Bay is set to resume next week. The retaining wall is being built near the Eagle Point Campground. Work should be completed by the end of May. The northbound lane of the highway is closed and reversing one-way traffic is being […]

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  • Americans want legal pot; states disagree on regulations

    Americans want legal pot; states disagree on regulations

    By Santiago Guerra, The Conversation On 4/20, many across the U.S. gather to celebrate their love and appreciation for marijuana. Polls show that 64 percent of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. Despite the majority support, there’s no clear consensus on how it should be regulated. As a researcher who has studied the impact of drugs in […]

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  • Democratic challenger outraises McClintock – again

    Democratic challenger outraises McClintock – again

    By Emily Cadei, Sacramento Bee For Congressman Tom McClintock, a new year hasn’t changed a fundamental campaign weakness. The veteran Republican lawmaker was again outraised by his leading Democratic challenger, Jessica Morse, in the first three months of 2018, new federal fundraising reports disclose. It marks the third quarter in a row that Morse has […]

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  • S. Tahoe VHR rules getting attention of visitors

    S. Tahoe VHR rules getting attention of visitors

    By Kathryn Reed The adage there is no such thing as bad publicity may be tested as South Lake Tahoe’s reputation among vacation home renters spreads. City officials are hoping the negative regional and national media attention about its $1,000 fines for owners and tourists turns out to be a positive. This is because going […]

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  • GOP lawmakers changing stance on marijuana

    GOP lawmakers changing stance on marijuana

    By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times States that have passed laws legalizing recreational marijuana in recent years appear to have found some new, unexpected supporters: Republican politicians. Since voters began to pass recreational marijuana measures in 2012, the pro-pot movement has seen swift support from many Democrats, with Republicans often pushing back against legalization. Those […]

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  • Nev, drivers who pull off a ‘Calif. roll’ can be ticketed

    Nev, drivers who pull off a ‘Calif. roll’ can be ticketed

    By Art Marroquin, Las Vegas Review-Journal It looks like a few drivers need a reminder on what it means to stop. Sandra said she’s noticed a few motorists who roll past stop signs at four-way intersections. Randy said he received a citation for failing to stop at a red light while making a right turn. […]

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  • Calif. plan linking housing to public transit rejected

    Calif. plan linking housing to public transit rejected

    By Liam Dillon, Los Angeles Times A robust effort to attack California’s housing shortage was rejected Tuesday by a state legislative panel at the Capitol, felled in part by opponents who argued that it treated small cities and large ones like San Francisco the same way. The defeat for Senate Bill 827 came in its […]

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  • Car accident results in power outage in Meyers

    Car accident results in power outage in Meyers

    Power is expected to be restored to residents in Meyers by 6pm April 18. Liberty Utilities on Wednesday afternoon de-energized underground lines so South Tahoe Public Utility District could fix a fire hydrant. The hydrant had been damaged earlier in the day when a vehicle hit it. This occurred on Friant Drive between Matheson and […]

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  • S. Lake Tahoe on path to hire key executives

    S. Lake Tahoe on path to hire key executives

    By Kathryn Reed Apparently it pays just to show up. The South Lake Tahoe City Council on April 17 agreed to hire Prothman Executive Recruitment to find city manager and city attorney candidates. The votes were 4-1 on each contract, with Councilman Tom Davis in the minority for the city manager vote and Councilman Austin […]

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