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Nevada County Reports on Community Resiliency Grants

03/22/2024

A report on how Nevada County allocated $5.8M of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding for Community and Economic Resiliency projects.

New Website Features Information on Care of Backyard Chickens, Sheep, Goats

03/07/2024

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources advisors has published a new website with information resources for small acreage landowners raising livestock.

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Bread & Broth Thanks Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Bread & Broth is extremely fortunate to have Adopt A Day of Nourishment sponsors that have hosted the organization's Monday Meal on a regular basis. Sierra Sotheby's is one of the many sponsors that helps …

Image caption: Joy Perrin, a mother of two children, testifies at the Budget Subcommittee on Human Services hearing at the state Capitol in Sacramento March 20, 2024. With the help of CalWORKS, Perrin was able to secure housing for her and her family.
California May Gut Two CalWORKS Programs Helping Thousands of Families

The state is considering zeroing out funds for CalWORKS family stabilization and job subsidy programs to help balance the budget.

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Elements Eatery Opens

Elements Eatery & Bar
Elements Eatery and Bar has opened on the South Shore featuring Mexican-American fusion cuisine featuring a full bar and views of Lake Tahoe at 3310 Lake Tahoe Blvd. The menu features homemade horchata and tortillas, cold-pressed …

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Community Pantry Opens in Truckee

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Sierra Community House has launched a Community Pantry format in Truckee, which allows individuals to select their own food items, which in turn empowers the community and reduces waste.  The new client choice distribution model incorporates dignity, …

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Join Community Gardens

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Truckee Community Garden has garden plots available for rent and North Tahoe Regional Park Community Garden in Tahoe Vista welcomes members to its North Tahoe Community Garden Club
Registration for the Truckee beds opens April 15 and a variety …

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Gumba’s Opens in Blairsden

Gumba’s II
The popular Gumba’s pizza has reopened as Gumba’s II next to Grizzly Grill Restaurant in Blairsden featuring pizza, wings, salads and desserts for takeout only. The location is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday …

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Empowering Farms, Enriching Communities: Inside the Force of Tahoe Food Hub

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Tucked away in the Truckee/Tahoe area lies a transformative force in the local food scene: the Tahoe Food Hub. This initiative isn't just about providing fresh produce; it's a comprehensive endeavor that promotes regenerative farming practices, fosters …

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Tahoe Truckee School District’s Food Services Is Well-Staffed, in Contrast With Recent State-Wide Report

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Chef Ann Foundation, in collaboration with the California School Nutrition Association, recently released a report on staff shortages in California's K-12 school food services and its impact on students. The study found that the vacancy and …

Image caption: The 1965 law known as the Williamson Act has been responsible for keeping about half of California's farmland out of the hands of developers.
The Williamson Act: How the Law That Protects California’s Farmland Works

The Williamson Act, passed in 1965, now keeps more than 16 million acres of farmland out of the hands of developers. Here's how the law puts the brakes on the development of California agricultural properties.

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Silicon Valley Billionaires vs. Bay Area’s Housing Crisis?

In NYT’s “The Farmers Had What the Billionaires Wanted,” we meet a man who wants to build a city in the middle of nowhere, and folks who are slowing him down.

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