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The Glass Guru

Window Moisture Removal, Glass & Window Repair, Replacement Glass, Windows, Doors, Screens, Showers, Mirrors & More!!!

The Glass Guru of Carson City is owned and operated by Daniel and Julia Magrath. They are long time residents of Carson City. Daniel has spent most of his career in the construction field, specializing in the glass industry for over 20 years.

Location

3656 Research Way #35
Carson City, NV 89706
Tel: 775-841-1101

KARSON KRUZERS YARD SALE

The Karson Kruzers, along with friends of RAYNA DONOHO-KING, will be holding a yard sale with all proceeds from the sale going to Rayna's family to help with her final expenses.

Rayna, 21, was killed in an auto accident Friday, March 18th, on Hwy 50 East. When Rayna died her family was still trying to cope with the death of her Grandfather, W. Ray King, who was killed just eight weeks prior in a freak accident in Redding, CA.

Pookie's Playhouse six month Anniversary!

Come help us celebrate our 6 month Anniversary! 10% off most merchandise for the entire month of December!

Carson City Sheriff's Search and Rescue Assits Lyon County Search and Rescue

Two kayakers spent Father's Day on the Carson River. A father and son combination put their kayaks into the water near Bertonelli's pit around 2:30pm and left their vehicle at the Santa Maria Ranch Park in Dayton. They got caught up many times on rocks and low water areas and soon found themselves in the dark and unable to continue.

Hot wings dished up spicy this weekend in Carson City

Whether they come hot, mild or fire, there's plenty of heat to be found this early fall weekend in Carson City. The Ultimate Wing Wars, a chicken wing cook-off event at the Best Western Carson Station Hotel Casino in Carson City, continues through Sunday.
This second annual event was organized by W.R. “Willie” Davison the self-proclaimed “Chicken Wing King.” The festival features the region’s best bars, restaurants and catering groups who are dishing up their sauced-up wings to the public and are fighting for bragging rights as to who has the best wings.

Eugene Paslov: During crisis, Reid will help keep Nevada in play

Nevada has lost population for the first time since 1920.

Lake Tahoe Asian clam control project taking place at Emerald Bay

A team of partners from the Lake Tahoe Aquatic Invasive Species Program is scheduled to begin implementation of the largest Asian clam control project in the history of Lake Tahoe on October 15, with plans to treat an area of up to 5 acres at the mouth of Emerald Bay.

The Federal Stimulus At Age Two: Legislators Left With Budget Gap

By Andrew Doughman / Nevada News Bureau
CARSON CITY – State senator Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, has had enough of percentages.
Just the numbers, please, was his basic request at a Senate Finance committee meeting this past week as various state agencies delivered their budget reports.

Don Q's fishing report through Nov. 14

Here is this week's fishing report for rivers, lakes and streams in Nevada, Northern California and the Sierra. This report is for the week of Nov. 7-14.

Candidates For State Education Board Seat Bring Diverse Backgrounds To Race

CARSON CITY – With education reform a top priority of Gov. Brian Sandoval, the new alignment of the state Board of Education – with four seats up for grabs on the November ballot – is taking on more importance than ever before.

One of the four seats, District 2 which mirrors the new Nevada 2nd Congressional District from Reno and Carson City east across rural Nevada, has attracted five candidates, two of whom are serving now on the 10-member elected board. The race is nonpartisan.

Nevada State Museum program teaches children wild animal awareness practices

Event Date: 
September 8, 2012 - 1:00pm

Families are invited to explore “Beastly Encounters” at a special Nevada State Museum program from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8 in Carson City. The activity continues the museum’s Family Fun Saturdays series. Children will explore how learning to observe animal signs, tracks and scat can help identify which animals have been in an area and how clues can tell about animal behavior too.

Homeless

by Scott Schrantz Source: http://aroundcarson.com/2010/07/03/homeless Here's the whole story on the motorhome fire I put up pictures of a couple of days ago. From the Record-Courier:

UNR researchers urge environmental and public sector partnerships at Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe will be thrust in the spotlight again when scientists, public agencies and elected officials meet Aug. 13 for the 16th annual Lake Tahoe Summit. To be discussed with great interest is the protection and health of Lake Tahoe's fragile environment and economy.
“The health of the environment and the health of the economy at Tahoe are linked,” Derek Kauneckis, political science professor and researcher at the University of Nevada, Reno said. “And the collaborations that have been established at the Lake have set the stage for future efforts.”

Coalition Calls For Tax Hike To Fund Public Construction Projects To Create Jobs

By Sean Whaley / Nevada News Bureau
CARSON CITY – A coalition of construction industry groups today advocated for a tax increase to fund public works projects around the state to help put people back to work.
The Building Jobs Coalition presented its proposal, called the “Creating 100,000 Jobs” report, in press conferences in both Las Vegas and Reno.

Builders can help homeowners age in place

If you're like most Americans over age 45 you want to continue living in a familiar environment throughout your maturing years. According to AARP, older homeowners overwhelmingly prefer to age in place, which means living in your home safely,...

Lahontan State Recreation Area to benefit from AAA Nevada Donation

AAA Nevada will present $20,250 to the Nevada Division of State Parks to improve directional signs throughout Lahontan State Recreation Area. The public is invited to attend the check presentation ceremony that will take place Tuesday, October 23, at 1:30 p.m. at 901 S. Stewart Street in Carson City.

AAA Nevada teamed up to help Nevada State Parks help fund projects that would otherwise go unfunded. Throughout their “Summer Road Trip” campaign July 1 through August 30, AAA Nevada donated $5 to Nevada State Parks for every AAA insurance quote completed within each AAA branch office.

State Senate Candidates Await Fate

CARSON CITY – The precincts have been walked, the issues debated and the media campaigns run. Now many Nevada voters will get to weigh in on five critical races to determine whether Republicans or Democrats will control the state Senate after the polls close tomorrow.

The 21-member Senate currently has an 11-10 Democratic edge.

Gov. Brian Sandoval and many of his Republican colleagues are working to change this by winning at least four of five of the races in play between the two parties on Election Day tomorrow.

State Board OKs $65K For Ethics Commission To Hire Staff To Reduce Backlog Of Unpublished Opinions

CARSON CITY – A state board today approved a $65,000 request from the state Ethics Commission to hire an attorney to help reduce a two-year backlog of unpublished opinions.

FODDER: Giants should trade a young arm for a bat

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . Only 14 shopping days remain for the San Francisco Giants to prove to their loyal fans they are serious about getting to the National League playoffs. The Giants, as usual, need our help. So we have a...

Fifth annual Nevada Moves Day celebrated Wednesday in Carson City, Lyon County

On Wednesday, March 19, students in Carson City and Lyon County will join others from across the state to take part in the 5th Annual Nevada Moves Day. This event consists of organized activities that encourage walking or bicycling to school. The event is promoted statewide by the Safe Routes to School Program.

Governor Brian Sandoval issued a proclamation declaring March 19 as Nevada Moves Day 2014 and will meet students from Bordewich-Bray Elementary School who are taking part in a walking school bus that starts at the Governor’s Mansion on Mountain Street.

Douglas County authorities ask for help in identifying suspects

Two commercial burglaries early Monday morning in Douglas County have authorities asking the public for help in identifying the suspects with photos provided by surveillance cameras.
The first burglary occurred at the Verizon Wireless Outlet Store on Waterloo Ln sometime around 5 am, said Douglas County Sheriff's Sgt. Jim Halsey. Entry was made by the suspect smashing the glass of the exterior window of the store. Two cellular telephones, phone chargers and miscellaneous currency were stolen from inside. Click on images to enlarge.

Papa Murphy's collects clothing for foster children in need tonight

Event Date: 
December 4, 2013 - 5:00pm

Remember that you can help local foster children with new clothing tonight at Papa Murphy's Take n Bake Pizza from 5-7 pm the South location, 4314 S Carson St in Carson City.

There are wonderful businesses in Carson City collecting like Casino Fandago, all McDonald locations, all Nevada State Bank locations stop by the website to find drop off area near you. Come tonight at Papa Murphy's and donate new clothing and receive a tub if cookie dough - hope to see everyone there between 5-7 pm.

Boys and Girls Club Lake Tahoe Golf Classic set for October

The 18th annual Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe Golf Tournament, an annual favorite of locals and visitors, is set for Monday, Oct. 17 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. The entire $195 entry fee goes directly to the Boys & Girls Club to continue its work with local children. Last year the BGCLT raised over $35,000 with this year’s goal to break $45,000.

Local briefly Nov. 4

Club to help home-bound seniorsThe Carson City Raiders Booster Club is seeking donations for its annual Christmas commitment to homebound seniors. The club plans to adopt as many seniors as possibl...

Lt. Gov. Krolicki says Nevada Missed Out on Chance to Protect Tobacco Settlement Funds

CARSON CITY – Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki says it is now clear the Nevada Legislature should have “securitized� the money the state was scheduled to receive as part of a settlement with the tobacco companies a decade ago to protect it from the current reality of lower than expected annual payments.

Carson City authorities make a number of assault, domestic violence arrests

A Carson City man faces a gross misdemeanor charge of false imprisonment and a misdemeanor domestic battery charge after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and threatening her family. According to the arrest report the mother of the woman who was beaten called authorities saying that her daughter had been assaulted.

Governor keeping mum on jobs bill that can help state

7, 2011, in Carson City. By Anjeanette Damon President Barack Obama's recently proposed jobs bill puts Gov. Brian Sandoval in a bit of a pickle. The $447 billion package, which has been likened to a mini-stimulus, includes significant funding ...

Carson City Library, Nevada Legal Services offer employee rights education clinic

Event Date: 
June 27, 2013 - 1:30pm

The Carson City Library and Nevada Legal Services continue to provide free legal education clinics and workshops every fourth Thursday of each month.

This month, Thursday, June 27, the Self Help Forms Completion Clinic will begin at 1:30 p.m. This workshop will provide general instructions and assistance regarding the completion of self-help forms for those who are self-represented litigants. A Notary Public will also be available.

June’s Education Clinic will begin at 3:30 p.m. Employee Rights is the topic for the Education Clinic. Register by calling 775 284-3491 x214.

Nevada Tourism awards grants to rural communities

The Nevada Commission on Tourism (NCOT) awarded the Projects Relating to Tourism Grants, Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki announced.

Projects Relating to Tourism Grants help fund infrastructure improvements that will attract visitors, and after a temporary suspension due to a decline in tourism revenues, the grants were reinstated this year.

Soroptimist of Carson City host 12th Stroke to Help Fight Breast Cancer golf tournament

Event Date: 
September 28, 2013 - 8:00am

Signups are underway for the 12th annual Stroke to Help Fight Breast Cancer golf tournament, Saturday, Sept. 28 at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City.

Hosted by Soroptimist International of Carson City, ASCE, Carson Tahoe Hospital and Tahoe Carson Radiology, the tournament features raffle prizes, contests, games, 2 hole-in-one prizes, closest to the pin and lowest and highest score prizes.

The cost is $85 and includes golf and cart, a continental breakfast and barbecue.

Check-in begins at 8 a.m. with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

Inspectors flag 13 Lake Tahoe-bound vessels for invasive species since May

The July 4th holiday and fireworks celebrations always bring a welcomed influx of boaters to the Lake Tahoe Basin. With sunny skies and warm temperatures predicted for the 4th of July holiday week, boaters are urged to Clean, Drain and Dry their boats before arriving at the roadside inspection stations in Tahoe to avoid delays and decontamination fees. As a reminder, all stations close at 5:30 p.m., so please plan your travel accordingly.

Hot Spring Spas Ltd. of Carson City Celebrates Grand Opening of New Location

The pool and spa care professionals at Hot Spring Spas are excited to announce their recent move to a larger showroom at 527 Fairview Drive in Carson City. Fans of sparkling clear, beautiful water are encouraged to visit the 4,000-square-foot store and let this BioGuard® expert dealer help properly care for your pool or spa with a host of time-saving, cost-effective premium systems, merchandise and personal service.

Carson City Beauty Academy

Life Bridge Event sponsored by Abowd & Rose Financial Group

Living in Northern Nevada over this past month, we’ve been the sad witnesses to how tragedy can affect the lives of so many. The horrible shooting at the Carson IHOP that left 4 dead and injured 7, followed by the fatal accident at the air races that took the lives of 11 people and injured more than 70, is a sad and real reminder of how short our time on this earth can be. Left behind are spouses, children, grandchildren and other friends. Along with the unexpected death of their loved one, often comes with a loss of income and other unexpected expenses.

Foster Kid's Gift Card Party

San Rafael Coffee Company & CASA of Carson City are hosting a Foster Kid's Gift Card Party.

Enjoy on-the-premises freshly roasted coffee and tasty pastries while listening to live entertainment by local musician Keith Barnett on Friday, September 17th from 5 to 6:30pm.

Admission is one (or more) pre-loaded gift card from your favorite retailer or card provider in any denomination, $10.00, $50.00, $100.00 or more. (Ask the retailer to donate them)

Celebrate teen drivers and help Carson High School win a $100,000 grant

Event Date: 
September 15, 2012 (All day)

A celebration designed to promote safe driving habits for teenagers is in the works for Carson City. State Farm is rallying communities nationwide to promote teen driver safety by hosting events such as the one on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Carson City Farmers' Market at 3rd and Curry Street.
The program, co-sponsored by Western Nevada College, runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Events planned for the day will have unique elements and will generate buzz and excitement around teen driver safety.

Carson City recognizes Vietnam Veterans Day at Mills Park

Dozens of veterans gathered Saturday at Mills Park in Carson City to pay tribute to fellow war veterans, to recognize the 50th anniversary of the official start of the Vietnam War and to commemorate the 40-year-mark of the end of combat operations, March 29th, 1973.

The gathering, hosted by the Carson City Area Vietnam Veterans Chapter 388, brought together several dozen Northern Nevada veterans of the Vietnam War and other wars for a ceremony, similar to ones held across the county in recognition of National Vietnam Veterans Day.

Local Workforce Boards Awarded Funding Despite Ongoing Concerns Over Excessive Administrative Costs

CARSON CITY – More than $27 million in federal job training funds were awarded to two local workforce development boards by the Board of Examiners today despite ongoing concerns about how the money is being spent by the Southern Nevada board, called Workforce Connections.

Street Vibrations, Carson City - Take it to the Streets of Downtown for a full day of Bikes, Food, & Fun - Saturday Sept 28th

Event Date: 
September 28, 2013 - 8:00am

In the heart of downtown Carson City, right next to the HorseShoe Club Casino, CC Street Vibrations will be rocking with an all day show & shine, beginning with a pancake breakfast, kids obstacle course and games, with an assortment of vendors to enjoy. Then, continues with demonstrations, ride and show, with live entertainment and music, VIP poker run and lunch stop, CCSO bike games, brews, BBQ, Carson Victory Rollers and finishing in the evening with a street dance.

Locally produced fire safety children's book featured Thursday at Carson City Library

Carson City firefighters have a new tool to teach fire safety. "Fire Safety Day," an easy-to-read children's book, follows Owen as he comes home to tell his mom what he learned in school that day.

The book will be featured during two Storytime sessions at the Carson City Library beginning at 10:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on July 24.

Parents and children can simply show up at the library for Storytime and get a free copy of the new book in English or Spanish.

Historic Dangberg Ranch picked among favorite Nevada places

CARSON CITY — For the second year, online voters picked the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park in Minden as one of six standout sites in the 2013 Nevada Treasures in the Discover Your Nevada contest, officials announced Monday.

The Nevada Northern Railway in Ely, the Star Hotel and Basque Restaurant in Elko, the Lost City Museum in Overton, the Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas and the Pahrump Valley winery were also picked, said Claudia Vecchio, Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs director.

State Panel Begins Work On Creating Uniform Education Data Reporting System

CARSON CITY – It’s hard to know how well Nevada’s public school and college students are doing if there is no uniform and reliable data to view their performance over time.
Gov. Brian Sandoval is working to change that.

State Lawmaker Says Action To Delay Tourism Contract Exceeds Legislative Authority

CARSON CITY – State lawmakers have put a new tourism contract to promote Nevada on hold despite the concerns of one lawmaker that the move exceeds legislative authority.

Concerns have been raised by Sen. Steven Horsford, D-Las Vegas, about the intent to award the two-year, $3.2 million contract to an out-of-state firm.

Carson City Man Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Girl

A 49-year-old Carson City man was found guilty Friday of seven counts of sexual assault of a young girl.

After eight hours of deliberations, jurors convicted James Johnson of three counts of lewdness with a child under 14, three counts of sexual assault on a child under 15, along with one count of sexual assault on a child under 16.

The trial lasted three days and was prosecuted by Carson City Assistant District Attorney Mark Krueger and Deputy District Attorney Iris Yowell.

Lake Tahoe boaters beware: Asian clam control project at Emerald Bay

Boaters heading to Lake Tahoe in the next six weeks may experience a short delay when entering Emerald Bay due to an Asian clam control project that will be taking place there.

New Nevada Law Eases Burden for New Insurance Companies

CARSON CITY – A new Nevada law may spur more captive insurance companies to make Nevada home.
Nevada Insurance Commissioner Brett Barratt today credited Gov. Brian Sandoval with making Nevada a more attractive place to do business when he signed Assembly Bill 74 into law.

Scenes from Carson City Sheriffs Office Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge

Here is a video of this summer's 10th annual Carson City Sheriffs Office Extreme Motor Officer Training Challenge. The video was produced by Steve R. Mitchell of eMedia Studios.

This was our 10 anniversary competition held here in Carson City, Nev., and the third time we were able to stage the competitions on the Main Highway through Downtown.

Author Of New Public Pension Reform Report Says Radical Changes Needed To Protect Taxpayers

CARSON CITY – Scott Beaulier is no fan of states borrowing money, but in his new working paper on transitioning public pensions to 401(k) style plans to reduce taxpayer liabilities to pay retirement benefits, the Troy University professor says it is an option worth considering.

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