SAR volunteers aid in search of Bay Area man missing in Yosemite

Flying with pot not the best idea

Flying with pot not the best idea

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By Harriet Baskas, USA Today In January, California joined the growing list of places where the sale of recreational marijuana is allowed, and now one in five Americans lives in a state where buying pot can be a tourist activity. But if you’re considering traveling with pot, be careful. Marijuana is still an illegal drug under […]
3-day veterans retreat in Nevada

3-day veterans retreat in Nevada

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There will be a three-day retreat at Veterans Healing Camp in Silver Springs from March 25-28 for all area veterans. Fun, fellowship and healing are on the agenda. There is no charge for the retreat, including all meals and transportation. Contact Shahla Fadaie at 775.781.2394 to sign up for the retreat. Veterans may sign up […]
Some fear Calif. drought cuts could erase water rights

Some fear Calif. drought cuts could erase water rights

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By Jonathan J. Cooper, AP A proposal to make California’s drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday. Members of the state Water Resources Control Board delayed a decision about whether to bring […]
Grocery Outlet step closer to opening in Truckee

Grocery Outlet step closer to opening in Truckee

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Truckee’s planning commissioners this week gave the green light for a Grocery Outlet to be built at Donner Pass Road and Vista Avenue. The town is on pace to go from two grocery stores to five. The expansion comes with controversy. The proliferation is one concern, traffic at this specific site is another. — Lake […]