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Tahoe Beach Club’s Alpenglow Festival raises over $52k for local artists, Clean Up The Lake’s Environmental Dive Center

STATELINE, Nev. – Tahoe Beach Club, known for its unparalleled commitment to the Lake Tahoe community and environment, has successfully raised over $52,000 through its "Right Footprint" summer 2023 campaign. A significant portion, $25,772, was...

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Gov to Decide if Unemployment Benefits Go to Striking Workers

A union-backed bill that would make strikers eligible for California’s unemployment benefits awaits the governor’s signature. Businesses say it’ll cost too much.

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Chase International Foundation awards over $12,000 to Northern Nevada/California non-profits

As part of its Four Pillars of Giving grant program, Chase International Foundation awarded more than $12,000 to non-profit agencies in Northern Nevada and California, including PTSD NOW! of Incline Village; Between Horses and Humans of Gardnerville; and Escobar Martial …

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Health fair offers screenings, car seat checks

Truckee Lions hosts a free Community Health Fair on Sept. 30 at the Truckee Community Recreation Center with child safety seat inspections and installation; free dental checks and fluoride treatments; free health and vision screenings, free flu shots; free glasses …

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Six nominated for Unsung Heroes Bob Baunhauser Excellence In Service award

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA – Six people will be recognized Thursday, September 28th 6pm at the Lake Tahoe Community College – Duke Theatre for being amazing and demonstrating a level of dedication that goes beyond...

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American Century Championship awards $121,250 to 52 area non-profits

The Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority distributed $121,250 in funds to 52 area non-profit organizations as a result of the 34th annual American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

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California State Parks offers $1.6 million in grants to enhance recreational boating safety education

California State Parks' Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is accepting grant applications from organizations that teach on-the-water boating safety education to the public.

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Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation awards nearly $300k in grants to local nonprofits

In 2023, for the first time, Parasol Tahoe Community Foundation invited its Donor Advised Fund holders to co-invest in the Community Fund grants. The grants allow non-profit organizations to request the support they need to better serve the Tahoe Region …

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Do California Cities Offer ‘Adequate Shelter’ for Homeless?

Police can’t force homeless people from encampments unless the city in question has “adequate shelter” for those who are displaced, according to courts. Now everyone involved wants to know what “adequate” means.

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6th annual Tahoe Brewfest raises over $100K for the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe

The largest Brewfest in Lake Tahoe welcomed more than 2,000 people and raised more than $100,000 for the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, a non-profit that provides after-school and summer programs for the community youth.

Image caption: Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside is set to receive $33.2 million in state interest-free loans.
State to Bail Out 3 Bankrupt Hospitals With No-Interest Loans

Some independent California community hospitals have struggled with rising costs since the COVID-19 pandemic. Three declared bankruptcy this year, prompting the state to distribute interest-free loans.

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Why a Colorado Company Funds a California Tax-Limiting Initiative

American Medical Response has poured more than $3 million into a November 2024 initiative to raise requirements for levying taxes and fees. The company says it’s looking out for patients, but local officials say it’s about the money.

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Cold Water Brewery creating new beer, participating in Kokua Project to support Maui during wildfires

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Living in the mountains, the presence of potential wildfires is always looming, and Lake Tahoe communities are quite familiar with the scarcity and devastation that wildfires can cause. In support...

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American Legion Post 795 building in disrepair, seeks community support

On Aug. 26, the American Legion Post 795 will host the “Raise the Roof fundraiser” to reach a lofty goal in order to save their building that will, without funding, fall into disrepair.

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Daughters of the American Revolution and the American Legion sponsor a U.S. Flag Retirement Bin

A new U.S. flag retirement bin is now available to accept worn-out flags at the Grocery Outlet Supermarket, located at 2358 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

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$116,250 available for local non-profits from American Century Championship

For financial support consideration, organizations must be in South Lake Tahoe or Douglas County and meet 501(c)3 non-profit guidelines. Each group must provide an outline of its mission, describe specifically how the donation will be used and indicate how community …

Image caption: Kerry Wood, CEO of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, says the organization researches areas of need to help donors direct their contributions.
What Is a Community Foundation?

By channeling funds to a number of nonprofits working on various issues in a given region, community foundations help solve big problems throughout California.

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Working Together: TTCF and California Local

A conversation with Stacy Caldwell, CEO of Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation

Image caption: Almost 4 of 10 California Black women work at least two jobs and 62 percent say the second job is "essential."
Poll: California's Black Women are Overworked, Underpaid

A recent state survey reveals 2 in 3 Black women are breadwinners; 8 in 10 worry about discrimination or mistreatment and more like Gov. Gavin Newsom than Vice President Kamala Harris.

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Nevada County Youth Commission Formed

Nevada County is the first rural county and the eighth in California to create a local Youth Commission.