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Tahoe Talk: Disney won’t reopen; Many businesses on Yelp have closed

News from around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond. Topics from Monday’s discussion include:

Global News:

  • C19 Global Totals: 10.2m cases, 500k deceased (quarter of each of those in the U.S.)
  • Yelp reports that 41% of the businesses listed on its platform have closed for good since the pandemic. Not just restaurant I might add (Perspective: 11,774 in LA, nearly 2k in Vegas alone have shuttered permanently)
  • Disney announces last week they will not reopen, Yosemite postpones opening campgrounds through July,
  • NASA needs help figuring out how to poop in space for a $35k reward. Project Artemis will see the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024)
  • Lebron James raises $100m for a new media company, SpringHill Co., that aims to uplift Black creators
  • Cam Newton signs one year deal with Patriots
  • Tesla autopilot confuses Burger King sign for a stop sign – BK capitalizes and turns it into a commercial.
  • Wednesday, July 1 = International Chicken Wing Day

Local News:

  • Labor Union filing complaint against Sisolak
  • Ballot measure for 2% TOT in Truckee in the works
  • Squaw Valley name change could happen sooner than later
  • Boat inspections will look different this year
  • No Fireworks in the Tahoe Basin

Listen to Monday’s discussion here.

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