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California State Fair Will Return This Summer

For the first time in three years, the California State Fair will return. This Sacramento tradition of food and carnival rides is now four months away.

(March 11, 2022) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
New Nevada County Toy Run Planned

Volunteers are making plans to uphold a local tradition: the Nevada County Toy Run on Dec. 11. “There’s a small group of us that came together to do our own toy run, in tradition with what has been happening for the last 29 years,” Chelci Buehler told the Union.

(Nov. 1, 2021) → Read the full The Union report
Truckee Library Conceptual Design Revealed

A new conceptual design has been released showing the future of the Truckee library. The city expects to break ground in 2025 and reopen the library with its upgrades in 2026.

(Oct. 29, 2021) → Read the full Sierra Sun report
KidZone Museum Reopens in Truckee

The nonprofit KidZone Museum is now open again after a hiatus. In a phased reopening, the museum is open to members three days a week through October. Pre-pandemic memberships will be reactivated and new memberships are available for purchase online.

(Oct. 8, 2021) → Read the full Sierra Sun report
Big Brothers Big Sisters Raise Big Money With Unique Fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters Northern Sierra and Sacramento agencies raised nearly $40,000 with a fundraiser that featured donors rappelling down the side of the Residence Inn by Marriott.

(Sept. 22, 2021) → Read the full Village Life report
Nevada County Library Closes the Book on Overdue Fines

Nevada County Community Library joins many other libraries across the country that have permanently dropped fines on late items, seeking to give greater access to library materials. From now on, any late items will be accepted without a fine.

(Aug. 2, 2021) → Read the full YubaNet report
California Child Care Providers Reach Contract With State

More than 40,000 California child care providers will get at least a 15 percent pay raise starting in 2022 through their first-ever collective bargaining agreement.

(June 25, 2021) → Read the full The Sacramento Bee report
Tahoe Fund Partners With Camp Wamp

The Tahoe Fund is currently raising $25,000 for Camp Wamp, which gives children with physical disabilities a unique sleepaway experience on the shores of Lake Tahoe.

(June 22, 2021) → Read the full YubaNet report
State Budget Revision Earmarks More Money for Child Mental Health

Advocates say demand for care has been up during the pandemic, and services are inadequate.

(June 1, 2021) → Read the full CapRadio report
The Show Must Go On—Even at a Distance

During a pandemic, with mandated remote instruction, performing arts teachers are faced with particular challenges.

(May 6, 2021) → Read the full Sierra Sun report
Truckee High School Seniors Saluted With Banners

For the second year in a row, Visit Truckee-Tahoe has posted banners for all 167 students in downtown Truckee, each showing their senior portrait.

(April 15, 2021) → Read the full Sierra Sun report
Life After High School

Through the district]s Career Technical Education Pathways classes, Tahoe Truckee Unified students learn real-life skills they can use whether they go directly to work or on to higher education.

(April 9, 2021) → Read the full Moonshine Ink report
Grass Valley Fourth-Graders Define Resilience

Chicago Park School fourth-grade teacher Audra Delany created a video documenting her students’ reflections.

(March 25, 2021) → Read the full The Union report
Glenshire Devonshire Residents Association Closes Clubhouse

The association will no longer offer tenant leases, which affects the Play Date daycare program and Town Church Truckee.

(March 24, 2021) → Read the full Moonshine Ink report