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Notice of Vacancy -- Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee from District 3

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

ONE (1) VACANCY EXISTS ON THE COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE.

Robert Wyman 1959 - 2017

[PRpond]

Robert Wyman, Pollock Pines, California 
November 1, 1959 - November 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Chapel of the Pines, Placerville, CA.

 

Boys & Girls Club proposes idea of new home to LTUSD

[South Tahoe Now]

What is currently six portable buildings at the Al Tahoe school site could be a new home for the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe (BGCLT). That is the idea Jude Wood presented to the school board Tuesday night.

Wood, the BGCLT Executive Director, spoke in front of the Lake Tahoe Unified School District's Trustees, giving them a look into a proposed partnership and future facility use agreement with the District with a new Clubhouse built on District owned property. The Club would fully fund the new building.

The Boys and Girls Club will have to move out of their current home, the former Al Tahoe Elementary, in order to make way for the District's planned expansion of opportunities for students from prekindergarten to fifth grade at the site. With the passage of Prop. 51 last year, LTUSD wants to use $1.35 million in bond funds to renovate the 59-year-old building. They are also applying for a piece of the state's $500-million in modernization funds, but it is unknown when that ...

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Heavenly Mountain Resort gives Lake Tahoe Skiers and Snowboarders Access Beginning Nov. 17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 14, 2017 / comments

[Northstar - Vail Resorts]

Montpelier's log cabin workshop offers a hands-on experience in Colonial history

[RICHARD AMRHINE, THE FREE LANCE–STAR]

Clarence Grim, 79, a retired physician, made the trip to Montpelier from his home in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., to take part in the workshop. He had ...

One gentleman came all the way from California. Another from North Carolina. A few others call various places in Virginia home. But all eight of them came to Orange County—James Madison’s Montpelier to be exact— to build a log cabin pretty much the way they were built in Madison’s day.

A week later, the workshop participants have gained a new appreciation for the challenge faced by slaves and white settlers alike when it came to transforming a stand of trees into the place they would call home.

“History doesn’t get more interactive than this,” said Kem Clawson of the Mason Neck area of Fairfax County. “We paid to come here and work our butts off.” ...

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