Tahoe Talk: More stimulus checks?; Uber cuts thousands of jobs; Overland back at it

Up-to-date, daily info on news that is happening around Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada. Notes from today’s discussion include:

Local News:

  • Overland hosts grand finale of community dinner donations today at 10 a.m.
  • More weekend protests at Governor’s Mansion in Carson City
  • Tahoe Transportation District announces all passengers must wear face masks
  • Small fire in Van Sickle State Park attributed to homeless cooking fire
  • Celebrity Golf on the agenda for Douglas Co. commissioners this Thursday

National News:

  • COVID-19 World Totals: 4.8M cases, 317K deceased
  • China’s President Xi pledges $2B to fight C19 over the next two years
  • Trump vs. Obama: “grossly incompetent” tweet from Trump over the weekend
  • Apple to reopen certain stores with stipulations of entrance
  • More stimulus checks? $3T “HEROS” Act passed Friday by house, still needs senate approval
  • Uber to cut thousands of jobs again – two weeks ago 3,700 let go via Zoom
  • On this day: 1980 Mount St. Helens erupted (summit is now 1,300 feet lower

Listen to today’s discussion here.

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