Tahoe Talk: Country poll says too soon to open; Tom Cruise to film movie in space

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

National News:

  • Pence announces this morning that Covid taskforce will “wind down – dissolved within a month” (Trump reverse tweet says “will carry on indefinitely)
  • New Poll shows the majority of the country (63%) believes we’re “opening too soon”
  • #NationalNursesDay – Also kicks off National Nurses Week which then ends on Florence Nightingale’s birthday May 12
  • Shanghai Disneyland slated to reopen on May 11
  • Tom Cruise will make a movie on the International Space Station – first actor to ever film movie in space
  • Michelle Obama “Becoming” available on Netflix
  • WILD: 3 Russian Doctors Treating The Coronavirus Have Fallen Out Of Windows In Just Over A Week… A medical researcher said to be on the “verge of making very significant” coronavirus findings was found shot to death over the weekend in Pennsylvania

Local News:

  • IVGID meeting today with a lot on the agenda surround capital improvement projects and available budget to complete
  • Truckee/North Tahoe cancels fireworks show and parade – SLT still TBD
  • Douglas County also announced they have cancelled their aviation roundup
  • Sierra at Tahoe announces pass savings and details for 20/21 season
  • Tonight (7-9p) local musicians come together to raise money for local families – this is the second from Tahoe supports Tahoe, which the first raised $15k for Tahoe Magic
  • Report of increased rattlesnake activity in the Basin

Listen to today’s discussion here.

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