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Carson City

Presidential hopeful at Comma Coffee

Presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden will address Carson City Democrats in one of his first Nevada campaign appearances 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson St.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information on this and other upcoming events, please contact Carson City Democratic Headquarters at 841-3367 or visit the Web site at

Biden will be in Carson City to participate in the first-in-the-nation Carson City presidential forum. The forum will be noon Wednesday at the Carson City Community Center. Tickets are sold out.

CASA to begin training volunteers

CASA will begin training volunteers from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Carson City Juvenile Court, 1545 E. Fifth St. CASA volunteers are appointed as guardian ad litem by the juvenile court for the best interest of the child in child-welfare cases.

The public is invited to attend this first meeting to learn more about volunteering.

For information, call 882-6776 or visit

Washoe County

Free railroad history program today

An “Exploring Nevada” free video program will be 3 p.m. today at the Wilbur D. May Museum at the Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. The program includes the video documentary “Steam Up Carson City.” For information, call 785-4512.

Birds & Books group to meet Tuesday

The Birds & Books Reading Group will be meeting 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sundance Bookstore to discuss “Songbird Journeys: Four Seasons in the Lives of Migratory Birds” by Miyoko Chu. This is the reading group for the Lahontan Audubon Society.

For information, visit or call 849-9530.

Lake Tahoe

Franti, Spearhead play at MontBleu

Michael Franti and Spearhead tour in support of their new CD “Yell Fire!” at MontBleu Resort in Stateline tonight. Doors open at 7:30, show is at 8:30. Tickets are $35 in advance for the all-ages show. Keller Williams will also appear.

Call (530) 583-2801.

Douglas County

Genoa Town Advisory Board to meet

There will be a special public meeting of the Genoa Town Advisory Board at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Genoa Town Meeting room, 2289 Main St.

The public is invited to attend and persons with disabilities who require special assistance or accommodations are requested to notify the Genoa Town Office in writing to P.O. Box 155, Genoa, NV, 89411 or by calling 782-8696 at least 24 hours in advance.