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New Orleans-style jazz outfit Euphoria Brass Band will debut their new CD at Panama 66 in Balboa Park on Friday, March 31. Santee reggae band Strictly Skunk has a CD release planned for April 1 at Lestat’s. Former San Diegan Gayle Skidmore returns to the Casbah on April 4 to launch her latest full-length The Golden West. The April 8 release party at Dizzy’s for the new album from jazz mainstays Joe Garrison & Night People will feature Lori Bell (flute, Ariana Warren (clarinet), Derek Can…
03.30 / 02:43
sandiegoreader.com
The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has announced its support for the June 11 Resist March, a protest event that will replace the annual L.A. Pride parade. The Resist march has won support and opposition from owners of businesses in the city’s Boystown nightlife area. Chamber Chair Keith Kaplan said earlier this month that the group, a non-profit formed to promote local businesses, has “not made a determination on whether or not to support this on behalf of the business community.” In a…
03.30 / 02:41
wehoville.com
Travelers on Highway 50 near Spooner Junction in Carson City will see lane shifts for the next two months as the Nevada Department of Transportation prepares for the future freeway. Both directions of US-50 at the junction on South Carson Street will temporarily be reduced to one lane and shifted slightly to the south. The southbound Carson Street to westbound U.S. 50 sweeping right turn lane will be removed, but motorists will be able to make the turn by…
03.30 / 02:37
southtahoenow.com
An inmate who walked away from work detail at the Stewart Conservation Camp in Carson City on Tuesday has been arrested after crashing a City water truck that he allegedly stole. Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) was contacted on Wednesday, March 29 about the attempted theft of a vehicle in northern Douglas County. The reporting party was working on the roof of the Sprint Store on Hwy 395…
03.30 / 02:37
southtahoenow.com
Event Date:  April 11, 2017 - 4:00pm Pipe Keepers is a citizen science program to address the threat of stormwater pollution entering Lake Tahoe. Runoff from rain storms and snowmelt is the largest source of pollution that degrades Lake clarity. League staff will train you to survey local neighborhoods and collect stormwater samples during rain and…
03.30 / 02:37
southtahoenow.com
Statement from Jane Hirsch, Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board Chair March 29, 2017 The Sonoma Valley Health Care District held a Special Meeting today to discuss a recommendation to delay the South Lot proposal submission process.  As decided at the Board’s Feb. 2, 2017 meeting, proposals for the development of all or a portion [&…
03.30 / 02:36
sonomasun.com
The roadway’s closure has impeded access to Yosemite Valley and hampered travel in the park. more &…
03.30 / 02:35
mymotherlode.com
WASHINGTON >> Rep. Maxine Waters doesn't expect to pose for a photo with President Donald Trump anytime soon. In fact, the veteran congresswoman plans to boycott any meeting, event, ceremony or public event with the president, at the White House or even in her home district of Los Angeles. "I don't see myself meeting with him, sitting down with him, believing anything he would say or even respecting anything he would say," Waters said sternly to The Associated…
03.30 / 02:32
dailybreeze.com
Not long after she had emergency ovarian surgery, Kristi Eddy decided she wanted to be a beauty queen.Having secured two masters degrees, a husband and a job she loves, Eddy started a nonprofit organization last year dedicated to spreading the word about ways to prevent ovarian and uterine surgeries and…
03.30 / 02:32
dailybreeze.com
Police officers used their bare hands early Wednesday to pull security bars from a window at a Hawthorne apartment to free a frightened family trapped inside when a parolee crashed a stolen car into their front door and it burst into flames.The heroic effort included chasing down the suspect and placing him under…
03.30 / 02:32
dailybreeze.com
CLEARLAKE >> With overwhelming approval, voters passed Measure D, which will secure funds for the fire department.With almost 2,000 citizens voting out of the 8,500 estimated registered voters, the measure won with a 1,325 "yes" vote. Measure D will replace the previous special tax that has been in place since…
03.30 / 02:28
record-bee.com
SACRAMENTO >> Key lawmakers and the governor's office have reached a major road-repair deal to tackle a formidable backlog of neglected potholes on California roadways with new gas taxes and vehicle registration fees.The 2 p.m. unveiling of the agreement - which would raise $5 billion annually through a 12-cent-per-gallon gas tax increase plus new vehicle registration fees, according to sources briefed on the deal - follows years of debate over how to pay to fix the ever-growing number of…
03.30 / 02:28
record-bee.com
SAN BRUNO >> PG&E customers could see lower monthly gas bills due to an $86.5 million settlement agreed on Tuesday over corruption allegations, which followed a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno.Pending final approval from state regulators, the settlement will impose an array of financial remedies and penalties on…
03.30 / 02:28
record-bee.com
Thank you Mr. Porter for another informative piece with great detail. I don't understand how you manage to churn out so much good material. I guess I've been lucky, but my first experience with the signature gatherers was this weekend. When I realized that the initiative was to put the "soccer stadium" on the ballot, I engaged the gatherer a bit. My brief understanding of this project, as it has been portrayed, was that it was an entirely private project with no public money. I don't…
03.30 / 02:25
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Carmel >> A day after a 9-year-old boy died at Monastery State Beach, the public safety superintendent for California State Parks in the area said the best solution to keeping the site nicknamed "Mortuary Beach" by locals safe would be to staff more lifeguards.Sean James, the public safety superintendent for the State Parks Monterey District, said discussions have begun to determine what can be done to improve safety at the…
03.30 / 02:24
montereyherald.com
Salinas >> Poised to show off their new digs before moving in, Monterey County officials will host an open house Thursday at the newly renovated Schilling Place office complex in South Salinas.Doors to the main building in the complex at 1441 Schilling Place will be open from 9 a.m. to 1…
03.30 / 02:24
montereyherald.com
Monterey >> Julie Packard, the executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium, said she was dismayed by President Donald Trump's executive order rolling back U.S. policies to combat global climate change, while Rep. Jimmy Panetta, D-Carmel Valley, called it a "big step backwards.""Monterey Bay Aquarium is dismayed by the actions included in the executive order," Packard said in a prepared…
03.30 / 02:24
montereyherald.com
The Planning Commission is hosting a study session on affordable housing this week, where officials will hear updates from city staff on the current state of housing in Long Beach, as well as learn what measures are being taken to preserve existing units and procure new…
03.30 / 02:23
presstelegram.com
Staff columnistBlank building walls, drab utility boxes, faded and rusty fire hydrants. Practically everything in the urban landscape that can't run, fly or slither away is a sitting duck for artists these days as cities haul out their revitalization handbooks in attempts to make downtown areas as important and vibrant as they once…
03.30 / 02:23
presstelegram.com
All are welcome at an open house and free mini warm-pool massages (Watsu) as Loving Aquatic Massage celebrates five years in business. Stop by on Saturday, May 6, between 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. at 1418 Colgate Drive and view the warm-water pool surrounded by statues and tropical plants. Live music, refreshments and drawings for free 60-minute …
03.30 / 02:18
davisenterprise.com