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04/15/2024
Image for display with article titled Truckee Invites Community Input for River Revitalization Project

The Truckee River is more than just a waterway; it's a cornerstone of the community, offering ecological richness and recreational value.

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04/15/2024
Image for display with article titled Nevada County, Truckee, Friends of the Truckee Library Select Architect for New Truckee Library

Nevada County, the Town of Truckee, and Friends of the Truckee Library took another step forward toward building a new 20-000-square-foot Truckee Library facility at Truckee Regional Park.

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04/15/2024
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The Town of Truckee is launching the first "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" photo contest as part of an initiative to encourage residents to limit light pollution and enjoy the natural beauty of the night sky.

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04/12/2024
Image for display with article titled City of South Lake Urges Residents to Take Community Survey

As the City of South Lake Tahoe 2024 Community Survey nears its closure date, city staff are urging those who have yet to participate to take the survey.

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04/12/2024
Image for display with article titled South Tahoe Ongoing Efforts for and Against a Vacancy Tax; Signature Deadline Looms

A red, white, and blue clad Uncle Sam has jumped into efforts opposing the vacancy tax, waiving a rally sign, followed by a newly launched website from a recently formed coalition advocating against the tax and other measures.

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04/11/2024
Image for display with article titled North Tahoe Recreation and Parks Commission Shares Developments

\The Recreation and Parks Commission brought a wave of positivity to the North Tahoe Public Utility District Board of Directors' regular meeting on Tuesday afternoon.

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04/10/2024
Image for display with article titled Workforce Housing Preservation Program Resumes in Eastern Placer

Up to $150,000 is again available to eastern Placer workers looking to buy a home in the North Lake Tahoe region.

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04/09/2024
Image for display with article titled El Dorado County Launches Online Tool to Help Public Better Access, Understand Development Projects

El Dorado County's Planning and Building staff launched the "Projects in Your Area" online tool that makes it easier to find the current status of and information about proposed, in progress, and approved projects in the County.

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04/09/2024
There’s so little data available, it’s impossible to even tell if several of California’s largest homelessness programs are working, according to a statewide audit released Tuesday.

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04/08/2024
Thirty years after prisoners with disabilities sued the state of California and 25 years after a federal court first ordered accommodations, a judge found that state prison and parole officials still are not doing enough to help deaf and blind prisoners.

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04/08/2024
Anti-tax groups in California have qualified a measure for the November ballot that would make raising state and local taxes much more difficult. It’s a showdown that’s been building for nearly five decades.

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04/06/2024
Image for display with article titled South Tahoe PUD Proposes Rate Increases for Water, Sewer Infrastructure Upgrades

The South Tahoe Public Utility District is hosting a Public Meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room at 1275 Meadow Crest Drive to discuss proposed rate increases.

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04/06/2024
Image for display with article titled Town of Truckee Proclaims April as Arts, Culture & Creativity Month; Cultural District Offers Mini Grants for Artist

On March 26, the Town of Truckee proclaimed April as Arts, Culture & Creativity Month, aligning with the State proclamation and the County of Nevada. This proclamation sets the stage for a month-long celebration of the creative sector and precedes Arts Advocacy Day on Wednesday, April 17.

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04/05/2024
Tenants in many new privately owned, low-income units will be protected from double-digit increases. So will some in existing units, after a state committee on affordable housing imposed a rent cap.

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04/05/2024
Not filling open positions in state government, cutting a school facilities program and several climate initiatives, delaying funding for public transit — these are some of the first steps that California officials plan to take to deal with a looming multibillion-dollar budget deficit.

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04/04/2024
Image for display with article titled Town of Truckee Asks Residents to Join the Conversation About River Revitalization Efforts

The Truckee River is an integral part of the community, an ecological gem that also provides a prime spot for recreation and fun. That is why Truckee Town Council established the River Revitalization Steering Committee (R2SC) in May 2023, as a specific action of the General Plan 2040 adopted last year that same month.  

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04/03/2024
Image for display with article titled Town of Truckee Urging Residents to Embrace the Night, Launches Dark Skies Rebate Program

The Town of Truckee is launching a $50,000 dollar rebate program to encourage responsible outdoor lighting and to facilitate a switch to new fixtures for homeowners and business owners.

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03/30/2024
Image for display with article titled Nevada County Economic Development Action Plan to Focus on Sustainable Job, Business Growth

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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03/29/2024
According to emails obtained by CalMatters Capitol reporter Jeanne Kuang in response to a public records request, a range of employers have been trying to figure out if they must pay $20 ever since the law was signed late last September.
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