Tahoe Truckee Region Local News: Community Service & Support


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02/13/2024
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The 5,000-square-foot space at Tahoe Time Community Center fulfills a number of purposes year round. Most recently it has been converted to a warm room for those in need.

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02/11/2024
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Lucky Beaver Bar and Burger, with locations in Stateline and Reno, is supporting local wildlife with a $25,000 donation.

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02/11/2024
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Through March 3, customers in South Lake Tahoe can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less store to be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe.

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02/06/2024
Image for display with article titled Fannan Fellowship Offers $60K to South Tahoe High Seniors

The Fannan Fellowship, a scholarship initiative led by Sean Fannan, announced it is accepting applications from all South Tahoe High School seniors.

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02/05/2024
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The Rosa Parks Diversity Leadership Award honors organizations promoting cultural awareness in transportation. Conducted by the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, the study found that nearly 1,000 households in the Tahoe region have no car.

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02/03/2024
Image for display with article titled February Purchases at Alpenglow Gallery Will Support Tahoe Fund

Alpenglow Gallery owners Douglas DeVore and Justin Majeczky will donate 100% of their profits to the Tahoe Fund.

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02/02/2024
Image for display with article titled North Tahoe Community Alliance Accepting Applications for Event Funding

The North Tahoe Community Alliance will consider events that are scheduled to take place in North Lake Tahoe between Aug. 1 and Dec. 31.

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02/01/2024
The Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe has a time-limited opportunity to purchase 232 acres on a Nisenan Village site called Yulića—the tribe’s best opportunity to re-establish a homeland in more than half a century.

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01/29/2024
Image for display with article titled Local Celebrity Creates Tahoe-centric Branding for Cancer Cause

A former Tahoe television host living with terminal cancer is inspiring cancer patients lake-wide and beyond.

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01/26/2024
Image for display with article titled South Lake Tahoe’s Senior Center Actively Recruiting Members

The South Lake Tahoe Senior Center suffered an approximate 70% loss in membership during the height of the pandemic due to either relocation or death.

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01/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Truckee Chamber Launches Survey on Truckee’s Fourth of July Parade

The Truckee Chamber of Commerce has begun a community survey to determine the theme for this year's 4th of July parade in Truckee.

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01/23/2024
Image for display with article titled Discount Lift Tickets Benefit Local Schools

Reduced-rate lift tickets valid at many North Lake Tahoe ski resorts can be bought through the Excellence in Education Skiing for Schools program.

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01/05/2024
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New executive director Cathrine Mendez has a background in wild animal-focused organizations.

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01/03/2024
“Progress remains slow,” according to a recent report on faculty diversity at California’s community colleges. For Nikia Chaney, the sole full-time Black faculty member at Cabrillo College, the experience is personal.

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01/01/2024
Emery Unified took a targeted approach, including paying teachers extra to stay after school and tutor students.

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12/28/2023
ABT Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Air is reinvigorating its ABT Gives Back program, launched as an effort to build awareness and financial support for nonprofits in the Nevada County and Placer County areas.

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12/25/2023
State audits of the University of California and the California State University found both systems have failed to comply with decades-old state and federal laws mandating the return of Native ancestral remains and cultural artifacts. Only UCLA and Cal State Long Beach have returned a majority of their collections.

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12/21/2023
The financial aid application for undocumented students is cumbersome and confusing, and many students aren’t completing the forms. A new law streamlines the process.

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12/19/2023
Federal funding for domestic violence shelters and housing programs is declining. Advocates want the state to step in, but with a record projected deficit new spending is unlikely.

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12/15/2023
All but two California counties are delaying their implementation of a new law that makes it easier for a court to place someone in involuntary confinement if they can’t care for their own medical needs or personal safety.
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