HOT Lanes / Marcos Breton / Lake Tahoe Paddle Crossing

HOT Lanes  Would toll lanes in Placer and Sacramento counties relieve traffic congestion? Today on Insight, transportation planners in the region tell you why they’re considering expanding carpool lanes and converting them into High Occupancy Toll lanes.

Marcos Breton  We check in with Sacramento Bee columnist Marcos Breton.

Lake Tahoe Paddle Crossing  Twenty world-class athletes will attempt to paddle across Lake Tahoe on Monday to raise awareness and money for the Bob Woodruff Family Fund, which aims to help service members suffering from traumatic brain injury, combat stress and other war-related injuries. Dr. Robb Gaffney and James Woodruff, organizers of the event, tell you about it.

The Lake Tahoe Crossing starts at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11th at a still-to-be-determined location.

Thursday, August 7, 2008