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Democratic Party picnic on Sunday

The Douglas County Democratic Central Committee’s second annual Fun in the Sun picnic will take place at Round Hill Pines at Lake Tahoe on Sunday from noon until sunset.

It is the committee’s semi-annual fund-raiser. Politicos, including State Senator and candidate for Nevada’s governor Dina Titus, Democratic candidate for state treasurer Kate Marshall and Assembly Speaker and prospective gubernatorial candidate Richard Perkins will be there to meet and speak with attendees.

The $20 admission fee for adults includes food, and kids under 12 are free. There will be a no host bar (beer and wine).

For more information, e-mail

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South Lake Tahoe

Nifty 50 to stop after Labor Day

The South Shore’s Nifty 50 Trolley will wrap up its 12th season on Highways 50 and 89 on Labor Day.

The Emerald Bay Trolley shuttle – the E route – runs hourly from Camp Richardson Resort to Emerald Bay and D.L. Bliss State Park and back.

The A route runs from the Factory Stores at the Y to Lakeside Marina and back.

Passes cost $3 each, with the option to get off the scenic trolley that looks like a cable car and get back on board to resume the trip. For information, call (530) 541-7149.


BlueGo extends Nevada hours

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners recently extended its BlueGo transit service year-round.

Hours for the Nevada Flex Route run from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. and are subject to change in September.