A blog on progressive news and politics on both the California and Nevada sides of Lake Tahoe which aims at helping to elect Democrats and Turn Tahoe Blue. The blog is written from Germany by a former German exchange student at George Whittell High School in Zephyr Cove, Nevada.

Monday, May 29, 2006

First News Roundup

  • The North Lake Tahoe Bonanza has a story on 300 local students taking part in a Youth Symposium on Climate Change. Can't start early enough! (Link)
  • There will be a debate on Tuesday in the race for El Dorado County district 5 supervisor and another one on Wednesday that also features District Attorney candidates. The Tahoe Daily Tribune has more. (Link)
  • It's Memorial Day Weekend. All the papers are covering it. The Record Courier remembers a Marine from Walker, CA, who was shot in combat in Afghanistan on May 17. (Link)
  • An Auburn Journal report on a mother's effort to keep the memory of her fallen son alive. (Link)
  • First Republican quits in Nevada Lieutenant Governor race reports the Las Vegas Sun. That leaves five Republicans still battling it out in the primary. (Link)
  • The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a profile on Republican gubernatorial candidate Lorraine Hunt. (Link) Here are the other profiles. (Link)
  • The Sacramento Bee on a UCD student who cares enough about the hardships in Africa that she's actually going there. Kudos. (Link)
  • California Democratic gubernatorial candidate gives $1.5 million of his own money to his campaign ahead of the June 6 primary. (Link)
  • Finally, the LA Times analyzes good old Arnold's new found election strategy: governing. Who would have thought... (Link)

Hope you like this first roundup. Will try to do this on a daily basis though I cannot guarantee it. Maybe it will also be a little more polished in the future.


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