California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power

Spectators around the country are gearing up, eclipse glasses at the ready, for the solar eclipse on Monday. But another group — perhaps more anxious than eager — is preparing as well: the people who run California's electric grid. California is home to almost half of all the solar power in the country. So even a partial loss of the sun will mean a major dip in the energy supply. "We're doing a lot of coordination, a lot of preparation," says Deane Lyon, a manager at the California...

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Jack previews the upcoming Reno Philharmonic Orchestra's "Spirit of the Season," and the Bruka Theater production of "The Weber Family Christmas."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-26-09

Nov 26, 2009

Jack reviews the "Holiday Ice Spectacular" at the Eldorado Hotel in Reno.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-19-09

Nov 19, 2009

Holding center stage this week are my review of Greg London's "Iconman" at Harrah's Reno, my mini review of the Nevada Repertory Company's presentation of "Romeo and Juliet" now playing at Reno's Redfield Studio Theatre, and my preview of Pilobolus, which can be experienced Friday night at 8 in the Grand Theatre at Reno's Grand Sierra Resort.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-12-09

Nov 12, 2009

Jack reviews the University of Nevada, Reno's Fall Dance Festival,and previews the upcoming Reno Philharmonic concerts and the Nevada Repertory Company's presentation of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 11-5-09

Nov 5, 2009

Jack reviews the "Holiday Ice Spectacular," and preveiws the "Princess Classics, Disney on Ice" and "CATS."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 10-29-09

Oct 29, 2009

Jack reviews the Halloween shows, "McBeth," and "Ghosts"

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 10-22-09

Oct 22, 2009

Jack previews two upcoming Reno Philharmonic Orchestra concerts and reviews a recent Reno Chamber Orchestra concert.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 10-15-09

Oct 15, 2009

Jack reviews Bruka Theater's production of "The Architect" and the upcoming performance by the Reno Chamber Orchestra.

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 10-1-09

Oct 1, 2009

Jack reviews Nevada Opera's production of Bizet's "Carmen."

Jack's Entertainment Picks for 9-24-09

Sep 24, 2009

Jack Neal reviews the Reno Chamber Orchestra's recent season opening concert and the Reno Little Theater's production of Cliffhanger.

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