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A Plan to Change Your Utility Rates Is Dividing California Environmentalists. Here’s Why


The California Public Utilities Commission will consider on May 9 a new proposal that would change how Californians pay for electricity.

PG&E Hit With $225-Million Lawsuit for 2021 Dixie Fire Damages


A coalition of timber businesses filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the embattled Pacific Gas & Electric Co., alleging $225 million in damages caused by the 2021 Dixie Fire.

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Visit Truckee-Tahoe Hires Director of Tourism Marketing & Management

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Visit Truckee-Tahoe announces executive team expansion with the hiring of Jackie Calvert as the Director of Tourism Marketing & Management. 

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6 Community Leaders Elected to North Tahoe Community Alliance Board Seats

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – The North Tahoe Community Alliance (NTCA) members elected six local leaders to its board of directors.

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Tahoe Chamber Launches CEO Search

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The Tahoe Chamber, a bi-state membership organization has announced the launch of recruitment efforts for a new President and CEO.

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SOS Outreach; Heavenly Mountain Teach Local Youth About Career Paths

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev. – Heavenly Mountain is partnering with local youth development nonprofit, SOS Outreach, to connect teens and young adults to jobs in the ski industry.

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Truckee Chamber of Commerce to Host Job Fair

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee Chamber of Commerce, through its  Truckee Jobs Collective, program, is hosting a Truckee Job Fair on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, from 3-5:30  p.m. at the Truckee Community Rec Center in the north parking lot. The …

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Town of Truckee Urging Residents to Embrace the Night, Launches Dark Skies Rebate Program

TRUCKEE, Calif. –  As International Dark Skies Week begins in April, the Town of Truckee seeks to spread awareness about the importance of reducing light pollution and maintaining dark skies in our region. The Town is launching a $50,000 dollar …

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Truckee Chamber Board Seeks New Members

TRUCKEE, Calf. – The Truckee Chamber of Commerce is seeking three passionate individuals to join its Board of Directors. As a non-profit organization (501(c)6), the Chamber is led by a dedicated Board responsible for its long-term financial health and overall …

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Forest Service Seeks Tahoe Volunteers for Desolation Wilderness

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. â€“ Do you love Desolation Wilderness? Can you help preserve this special place of breathtaking beauty and keep it wild? Would you enjoy doing something meaningful by joining volunteers who spend time "giving back" to ensure this …

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Nevada County Economic Development Action Plan to Focus on Sustainable Job, Business Growth

NEVADA CITY, Calif. – Increased economic activity, tax revenue and business retention and expansion are some of the goals of Nevada County's new two-year Economic Development Action Plan.

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Quality Automotive Servicing Partners With Truckee High School on ‘Adulting’ Class

TRUCKEE, Calif. – Quality Automotive Servicing in Truckee recently hosted a group of Juniora and Seniors from Truckee High School who are enrolled in the new "Adulting" class. They visited the shop to learn essential car safety and maintenance skills.


Water is a human right under California law, but it doesn’t always work out that way.
Agriculture and Water Shortages in the State’s Breadbasket, Explained
There are many causes contributing to this crisis. And as you may already know, this situation really is nuts.
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
What causes the cycle of homelessness and crime, and how to stop it.
Thousands of homeowners have been kicked off their fire insurance policies.
California Fire Insurance Crisis: How the State Helps Homeowners
The state tries persuading insurance companies to cover homes in fire zones.
Moss Landing in Monterey Bay is the world’s largest battery storage facility for solar and other renewable energy.
Solar Power and California’s Clean Energy Goals
How the sun is helping push the state toward 100 percent renewable energy.
Owning homes is the primary way the middle class builds wealth, and an option no longer available to most Californians.
Is California’s Housing Crisis Making Inequality Worse?
California has some of the worst economic inequality in the United States. Is housing a cause? Could it be a cure?
Though life expectancy has declined in recent years, Californians still live longer than most Americans.
Want to Live a Long, Healthy Life? Move to California
Californians live longer than people in all but three states, but not all counties are equal.
They help feed the whole country, but life for California’s farm workers remains a struggle.
How California Feeds the Country
California, a state known for high-tech and show business glitz, is also America’s farming powerhouse.
Zoning laws tell you what you can and can't build on the property you own. How does government get away with that?
How Zoning Laws Shape California and Society
Zoning is everywhere, but is it a way to regulate development or a tool for social engineering?
How California reclamation districts turned millions of acres of wetlands into fertile agricultural land, starting in the earliest days of the Gold Rush.
Reclamation Districts: Turning ‘Swamps’ Into Farmland
From its earliest days as a state, California has been trying to turn marshes into productive land.
Long-duration energy storage, such as this thermal energy storage facility, allows renewable energy sources to operate at full capacity without overloading the power grid.
How California Leads the Race For Long Duration Energy Storage
For renewable energy sources such as solar and wind to be viable, ways to store the power they create are essential.
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