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30-year undocumented resident of Reno deported

RENO — David Chavez-Macias has lived in the United States for 30 years, where he has worked as a day laborer and raised a family of four, receiving work permits, a Social Security card and a driver’s license along the way. But after months of working with local advocacy groups and attorneys, Chavez-Macias was deported,… Continue reading 30-year undocumented resident of Reno deported

Community health centers in desperate need of being re-funded

Mark Marlow is one of the many Carson City residents who relies on Sierra Nevada Health Center and said he doesn't know what he would do without its services. "To lose this, it would be like taking a small infection and saying 'I am just going to deal with it until it becomes something large'… Continue reading Community health centers in desperate need of being re-funded

Unplanned effects: Catherine Schmid-Maybach

Sometimes she shoots photos while driving. Sometimes she lets clay crack and “do what it does.” Catherine Schmid-Maybach is not exaggerating when she says she prefers not to be in control of every aspect of her work. Schmid-Maybach is a ceramic sculptor who makes fragment-like wall plaques that she transfers photos onto. She has been… Continue reading Unplanned effects: Catherine Schmid-Maybach

Businesses struggle to hire young people for skilled-worker jobs

With the unemployment rate in Nevada at the lowest it has ever been, it may come as a surprise that the skilled labor work force in Northern Nevada is facing a shortage of approximately 10,000 workers. Aaron West, CEO of Nevada Builders Alliance, said the shortage is partially because of the lack of young people… Continue reading Businesses struggle to hire young people for skilled-worker jobs

San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing acquired by Sapporo

Anchor Brewing has been a San Francisco staple since 1896, surviving earthquakes, prohibition and tech booms and busts. But on Thursday, the brewer announced it will be a San Francisco company no longer after a sale to Japan’s Sapporo Holdings Ltd. Exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a spokesman for Sapporo said… Continue reading San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing acquired by Sapporo

In solar eclipse’s ‘path of totality,’ rooms go for $1,000 and vendors sell every trinket under the sun

Hotels have been sold out for years. Eclipse viewing glasses are back-ordered on Amazon. People are charging thousands for a one-night stay in their homes. There are T-shirts, mugs, posters, books, iPhone cases, pillows and leggings. The Great Solar Eclipse is coming, and there’s money to be made. With more than 12 million people living… Continue reading In solar eclipse’s ‘path of totality,’ rooms go for $1,000 and vendors sell every trinket under the sun

Californians are recycling bottles less and less. Here’s what’s going on

By: Annie Sciacca and Rachel Spacek In a state that prides itself as a global leader in protecting the environment, recycling rates for beverage containers have dropped to their lowest point in almost a decade amid the continued closure of centers that pay for bottles and cans and the fallout from changes to California's recycling program.… Continue reading Californians are recycling bottles less and less. Here’s what’s going on