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Tourism Agency Rebrands to Travel North Tahoe Nevada

The tourism group responsible for visitor services and destination marketing on the North Shore side of Lake Tahoe has rebranded. Formerly known as the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau, it will now be called Travel North Tahoe Nevada.

(Aug. 9, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Truckee Donner Utility Awards Contract for Broadband Study

The Truckee Donner Public Utility District board of directors has voted to award a contract to Uptown Services for the district’s community-wide broadband initial scoping study.

(Aug. 7, 2022) → Read the full Sierra Sun report

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Image caption: Building new wind farms off the California coast is the next step in the meeting the state's goal of 100 percent renewable energy by the year 2045.
Offshore Wind Energy: Key to State’s Clean Energy Goals

Wind power is essential to meeting California's goal of 100 percent clean energy by 2045. Moving wind farms offshore is the next step. Sites off of Morro Bay and Eureka will soon be leased by the federal government.

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EVO to blend retail, experiences

EVO, the outdoor retail and experiences company, unveiled plans to build a new location in Tahoe City at the site of the Tahoe City Inn and America’s Best Value, according to a press release. The existing properties will be revamped …

Image caption: Thousands of homeowners have been kicked off their fire insurance policies.
California Fire Insurance Crisis: How the State Helps Homeowners

As California insurance companies have revoked the fire policies of thousands of homeowners, the state has taken steps to get them covered again.

Image caption: The U.S. Supreme Court struck a blow at a two-decade-old California workers' rights law.
SCOTUS Scales Back Law Allowing Employee Lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court scaled back California's Private Attorney Generals Act, a 19-year-old law allowing workers to sue employers over labor code violations. But a new ballot initiate aims to repeal PAGA completely.

Image caption: The cycle of crime and homelessness is escalating, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Homelessness and Crime in California: Even More Complex Than You Think

The links between homelessness and crime are complex, and the idea that unhoused individuals present a danger to their community seems to be exaggerated.

Image caption: Immigrants continue to shape the face of California today.
California’s History of Immigration: How Immigrants Built the State

From long before it became a state, to the present day, immigration has shaped California—but they have often been treated poorly. Here’s how immigrants helped build California, through the state’s mixed history with immigration.

Image caption: Some of California's largest tech forms, such as Facebook, would be hit hard by a new Texas law.
Supreme Court Protects California’s Social Media Giants

A Texas law that would have placed cumbersome restrictions on social media companies has been blocked by the U.S. Supreme Court, in an unusual alliance between liberal and conservative justices.

Image caption: Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies lost more than half of their value in just six months.
The Great Crypto Crash of 2022, Explained

Crypto investors have seen more than half of their cryptocurrency value wiped out in six months. What is crypto, and what caused the great crash of 2022?

Image caption: ATMS were one of the earliest forms of online networked banking.
How Cash Went Digital

Before crypto, banking began moving into the digital world as far back as 1953. Here's a brief history of how computers and the internet changed finance.

Image caption: Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in San Luis Obispo County, California.
Nuclear Power in California: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

California may soon shut down its last nuclear power plant, but Gov. Gavin Newsom who once championed the closure has had a change of heart. Federal funds may now keep the plant running.

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