Tahoe Talk: Packed United flight shocks passengers; More stimulus funding on way?

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

National News:

  • Worldwide Totals: 4.2M cases, 284K deceased, 80K in US
  • 14.7 unemployment rate, highest since Great Depression
  • Packed United flight from NYC leaves passengers and internet shocked, United claimed they would leave all middle seats empty but did not
  • Another stimulus package still on the table. Payroll tax cuts? More checks sent out? More funding for state and local government? Wait and see?
  • England, Germany, France begin reopening schools and business today
  • Dr. Fauci compares Latinos and African Americans to nursing home COVID-19 susceptibility
  • #NationalEatWhatYouWantDays

Local News:

  • Prescribed burns planned this week around Lake Tahoe
  • ‘Tahoe Only’ inspection seals required to put boats in Lake Tahoe
  • Dealing with ‘a sense of uncertainty’: Officials concerned about Truckee’s health and well-being through traumatic times
  • Douglas County to begin public testing of COVID-19 today

Listen to today’s discussion here.

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