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LISTEN: Wildfires, debate Tuesday and more on Tahoe Talk Podcast

Staff report

Today’s topics include:

  • Postponement of events in the area
  • Bike Swim Ride around the lake is a success
  • Marlette human remains found
  • Wildfires explode Sunday night, Debate Tuesday, NBA Finals Wednesday, MLB playoffs
  • Amazon Prime Day announced for Oct. 13 and 14 
  • Since all its resorts abruptly shut on March 17th, Vail’s profits for the year plunged 68%. But Vail’s stock is up 40% since then on hopes of greener slopes this winter
  • Western Joshua tree gets temporary endangered species status: due to the ravages of climate change — The California Fish and Game Commission’s vote marked the first time a species has been granted protections due to climate change under the state’s Endangered Species Act. Ironically this happened on the same day it granted 15 solar energy farms permission to remove Joshua trees in the way of their projects
  • Fact Check: Viral video claims Bill Gate’s is making $200B from vaccines. 26-second clip has been cut from a longer TV interview, where Gates estimated the global social and economic benefits from his foundation’s $10 billion investment
  • Sun. Oct. 4 = National Taco Day

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