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The California Department of Health Services began offering subsidized radon test kits to California residents this week.

Five dollar radon test kits are available from clicking the “Purchase $5 test kit” link on the Health Services Web site:

Homes in the Sierra Nevada have been found to be more likely to have elevated concentrations of the naturally-occurring cancer-causing gas than the rest of the state.

Disabled board to question candidates

A Lake Tahoe Community College board candidates forum hosted by the Tahoe Area Coordinating Council for the Disabled is scheduled for noon Monday, during the council’s regular meeting. The public is invited. Seniors and the disabled are encouraged to attend.

All LTCC board candidates have been invited to speak. Candidates will be given a few minute for their presentations and then will answer questions from the board and of audience members.

The Tahoe Area Coordinating Council meets at the Starlake Building, 2487 Lake Tahoe Blvd., in the Department of Rehabilitation Conference Room.

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