• Letter: Heavenly workers volunteer at B&B

    Letter: Heavenly workers volunteer at B&B

    To the community, Since 2010, Bread & Broth has been funding our Monday meals through the Adopt A Day of Nourishment program. The Monday meal served every week at St. Theresa Grace Hall provides a hot, tasty and nutritious dinner to any individual who comes to our doors. In addition to the full course meals, […]

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  • Opinion: Throwing away food is not the answer

    Opinion: Throwing away food is not the answer

    By Nancy Chang, San Francisco Chronicle Some 4.9 million Californians face food insecurity — our neighbors, a fellow PTA parent, the children running down your street. Yet, as Californians worry about where they will get their next meal, bags full of groceries end up in dumpsters. As our state’s population rises and the food waste […]

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  • Letter: Recognizing those who volunteer

    Letter: Recognizing those who volunteer

    To the community, Volunteering is a very special gift given by men, women and youth at Barton Memorial Hospital. Whether it be with their own personal time or a monetary donation, I am constantly humbled by these volunteers’ generosity and how greatly they help patients. Some are retired, wanting to stay active with their community, […]

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  • Opinion: Electric cars by Draconian decree

    Opinion: Electric cars by Draconian decree

    By Larry Weitzman Electric cars seem to be all the rage, at least that would appear to be the case if your only source of news was mainstream media creating the hype. The only way EVs have a chance in the “free marketplace” is by government decree, which becomes another government created oxymoron. Most of […]

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  • Opinion: Feds redefine endangered species protections

    Opinion: Feds redefine endangered species protections

    By Maya L. Kapoor, High Country News In March, Susan Combs became temporary assistant secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks, in charge of overseeing both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Parks Service. Combs, a Texas rancher and politician with a history of hostility toward protected species, fought to avoid protecting […]

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  • Opinion: South Lake Tahoe mayor’s DA investigation request may be just another violation of the law

    Opinion: South Lake Tahoe mayor’s DA investigation request may be just another violation of the law

    By Kathryn Reed Naiveté, ignorance, secretiveness, vindictiveness and complacency have no place in government. Not if the work of the people is going to be accomplished in a transparent, thorough, well thought out manner. The South Lake Tahoe City Council appears to have hit an all-time low. Lower than the Kathay Lovell-Bill Crawford juvenile behavior, […]

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  • Opinion: Taking issue with council colleague’s accusations

    Opinion: Taking issue with council colleague’s accusations

    By Wendy David The last few months have been some of the most difficult for our City Council, for our city and for our community. Similar to the national conversation, with immediate access to social media in many forms, controversial opinion pieces go immediately out to the public, even before the accused have an opportunity […]

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  • Letter: S. Lake Tahoe needs to alter pensions

    Letter: S. Lake Tahoe needs to alter pensions

    To the community, In November, after Measure C failed to pass, I did research regarding pension reform in California. I found that the California courts were ruling in favor of reducing pensions. There were precedents in the courts that allowed municipalities to reduce pensions.  I then proposed to our City Council here in South Lake […]

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  • Editorial: Sandoval’s voice of moderation is appreciated

    Editorial: Sandoval’s voice of moderation is appreciated

    Publisher’s note: This editorial is from the April 11, 2017, Las Vegas Sun. For opting not to heed President Donald Trump’s call to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval deserves a hand. The Republican governor was absolutely right in saying that the border assignment wouldn’t be an appropriate use […]

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  • Opinion: SLT needs to stop breaking the law

    Opinion: SLT needs to stop breaking the law

    By Brooke Laine I am providing the following information because I can no longer be a party to the violations of law, secrecy, manipulation, lies, and power struggles that are rampant at the city today.   There appears to be a complete disregard on the part of politicians and appointed officials for state law, transparency, […]

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