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Partners Team Up to Spread Awareness About Tahoe Aquatic Invasive Species


The League to Save Lake Tahoe (or Keep Tahoe Blue) hosted an all-encompassing training course for the people working where the public meets the lake – at marinas and boat ramps – so key information about aquatic invasive species can be shared.

Mother, Daughter Raise $43K in Honor of Kirkwood Co-Founder


Kirkwood Mountain Resort co-founder Dick Reuter loved living in the snowy Sierra Nevada, where he could backpack, hunt and fish.

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Image caption: College Corps fellows from University of the Pacific at the launch and swearing-in celebration in Sacramento on Oct. 7, 2022.
Working to Inspire

Josh Fryday, California’s chief service officer, touts the state’s AmeriCorps agencies, which offer paid service opportunities to students and others.

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Help Others, Help Yourself

Volunteering it a great way to help your community. But you also reap benefits, including the chance to learn skills, reduce isolation and ease polarization.

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Kiwanis hold benefit wine tasting

Kiwanis Club of North Lake Tahoe is hosting its 31st Annual Benefit Auction and Wine Tasting on May 7 at Sunnyside Resort on the West Shore. The fundraiser supports youth and family-oriented organizations. The wine tasting with appetizers is from …

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The Knitters Guild of Incline Village: Knitting to serve the community

At St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village, Nev. on a snowy afternoon, members of The Knitters Guild of Incline Village filtered in and out of its library, pulling yarn and handmade goods out of the closet to donate to …

Image caption: Billionaires do not have to control where the public gets its news. There are alternatives.
Taking Back Information Control From Billionaires

Billionaires now own Twitter, Facebook and numerous other online and offline media outlets. But there are other information sources not run by the super-rich. We've found a few and listed them here.

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Donate household, clothing items

The 2022 Winter Warmth and Wellness Giveaway will be on Nov. 5 from noon to 5 p.m. at North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. Needed items include toilet paper, tissue, soap, shampoo, deodorant, feminine hygiene items, lotions, dental products, …

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California’s Reparations Could Include Tuition, Housing Grants

California’s first-in-the-nation task force to identify reparations said business loans, housing grants, tuition, wage and job protections could provide redress for African Americans.

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Help provide emergency CPR

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is asking CPR-trained residents to become part of the free PulsePoint program in Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nev. The mobile app alerts CPR-trained residents of cardiac events in their vicinity so they may …

Image caption: The homeless is California are often afflicted with severe mental health issues.
Mental Health and the Homeless: Newsom’s CARE Court Plan

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new CARE Court plan aims to get homeless Californians experiencing mental health problems into treatment and off the street. But can it actually work?

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