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.

Sunday, June 04, 2006

Sunday News Roundup

  • The new headmaster of Lake Tahoe School, Steve McKibben writes a list of all the trash he encountered in an opinion piece in the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza. All I can say is Keep Tahoe Blue! (Link)
  • Anjeanette Damon reports in the Reno Gazette-Journal on the void created by the death of liberal activist Maya Miller this week. (Link)
  • The Nevada Appeal looks at the projected budget surplus in Nevada and what to do with it. (Link)
  • The Las Vegas Sun profiles the chairmen of the Democratic and Republican parties and wonders who will look better in November. (Link)
  • In it's Opinion section the Sun agrees with Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman to turn down an offer to bid for the Democratic National Convention in 2008. (Link)
  • The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports on the differences between Senator Reid and his church on the proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. (Link)
  • Money and politics. The Sacramento Bee takes a look at the amounts of money raised and spent in county races. (Link)
  • 28% is the number of Californians who still approve of the job President Bush is doing. He's inching ever closer to the 24% all time low of Richard Nixon reports the Bee. (Link)
  • Doolittle says he'll support Auburn Mayor Mike Holmes should he win the primary and isn't quote telling the truth in saying that Holmes would do the same for him. What do ya know. The Auburn Journal. (Link)
  • "Democrats turn to big guns and foot soldiers" reports the San Francisco chronicle and takes a look at who's helping out Angelides and Westly in their race for Governor ahead of the primary on Tuesday. (Link)
  • "Do I bother" seems to be on a lot minds when thinking about Tuesday's primaries. The LA Times believes it's due to "too many elections, too many broken promises, too much nastiness". Really? Hmm. (Link)


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