Tahoe Talk: RBG tributes; Gov. signs new bills; Best of Tahoe
From around the globe to out your backdoor, here are the topics to keep you relevant and up-to-date.
– Forest Service opens back up
– Tahoe Film Fest carries on
– Echo Summit closure remains
– Local sports protests
– Best of Tahoe & Best of North Lake / Truckee
– Cal Fire Recap: 3.5 million acres, 7,900 incidents, 26 fatalities, 7k structures destroyed
– Ruth Bader Ginsberg tributes owned the screens this weekend, Trump says he’ll name Supreme Court nominee Friday or Saturday — list is down to five
– California will stop new unemployment claims for two weeks as officials tackle 600,000 person backlog caused by flood of cases as the pandemic hit (8.4% as of Sept. 4)
– There are 12 propositions on California’s November ballot. But do you know how you’re going to vote on them? Fear not — CalMatters has a fun, interactive game to help you figure out where you stand on these controversial, complex issues. Check it out here at gimmeprops.calmatters.org
– The Big Ten Conference will play football this fall, after the organization’s chancellors and presidents approved a reversal Wednesday of their recent decision to postpone the season because of the coronavirus pandemic
– All Nevada bars to reopen next week as Clark, Elko counties granted permission. The decision comes more than two months after state officials shuttered bars in seven counties statewide
– Newsom signs three bills into law last week. They include:
• A bill requiring employers to notify employees of potential COVID-19 exposure at work and to notify county health departments of outbreaks.
• A bill that presumes essential workers were infected with COVID-19 on the job, making it easier for them to obtain workers’ compensation benefits.
• A bill guaranteeing more Californians can return to their jobs after taking paid family leave to care for a new baby or sick loved one.
– Fact Check: Instagram screenshot going viral that says RBG tweets “Have information that will lead to the arrest of Hilary Clinton” — Pants on fire FALSE
Sunday, Sept. 27 = National Chocolate Milk Day
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