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Tribe Tells 9th Circ. Union Dispute Must Not Be Arbitrated

[Sophia Morris, Law360, New York]

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians told a panel of the Ninth Circuit on Friday that a memorandum of agreement between the tribe’s casino and a union does not govern employment disputes between the parties, urging the panel to reverse the lower court order compelling arbitration. 

The tribe said that the memorandum of agreement it entered into with Unite Here International Union is not a collective bargaining agreement and therefore does not control the terms of employment for workers at the tribe’s Red Hawk Casino....

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Sheriff gives 12 tips for a safe holiday

[South Tahoe Now]

With Black Friday just days away and the excitement of the holiday season beginning to build, the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office offers Twelve Tips of Holiday Safety to help residents stay focused on personal safety.

“First and foremost, stay alert,” Sheriff Chuck Allen said. “Be careful not to get so caught up in the shopping frenzy that you lose awareness of your surroundings. If you see suspicious activity in your neighborhood or while out shopping, report it to law enforcement or store security.”

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Twelve Tips of Holiday Safety offer suggestions about staying safe while at home, travelling, shopping at the store, or shopping on line. Use this link for ...

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Sheriff Offers a Hand Up with HOT Unit

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2017 / comments

[Sergeant Anthony Prencipe, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) will be assisting a member of our community this morning by moving him into a home. 

Keith is a Navy Veteran who was seen by one of our Patrol Sergeants picking up trash in the Safeway parking lot of Cameron Park.  When contacted, he told the Sergeant that he was cleaning up trash “because it was the right thing to do”.  

Outside with Charlie: Rain, wind, snow

[Charlie Ferris, Mountain Democrat]

Head to Pollock Pines and Blair Road. Badger Hill Road takes off from Blair. Find a place to park off the road just to the south of Harris Tree Farm. This is where Badger Hill Road starts. For the first mile or so it's paved. Just past Ghost Mountain Ranch, take the dirt road to the right. This is the reason for ...

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4 Ways to Keep Pets Safe This Thanksgiving

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Thanksgiving is a time when many families and friends gather to share food and spend time together, but the holiday can present some hazards for pets if their owners don’t take simple precautions.

Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s leading educational organization for professional pet sitters, advises pet owners to keep in mind their four-legged family members when planning Thanksgiving activities this year.

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