by Placerville Newswire / Apr 24, 2021 / comments

<Christina Proctor>

Expanded Trail Access Proposed For Electric Bikes At Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 17, 2021 / comments

<April 12, 2021>

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is proposing a five-fold increase in the number of miles of trails open to certain electric bikes in the forests surrounding Lake Tahoe.

The proposal by the service’s Lake Basin Management Unit covering parts of six counties in California and Nevada would add 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the current 25 that allow such access, not including dirt roads, among the total 385 miles (619 km) of trails.

April 19-24 is Earth Week in Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 17, 2021 / comments

<Take Care, 4-17-21>

South Lake Tahoe - Our planet does some pretty amazing things for us. Celebrate Earth Day with the Tahoe Earth Week Challenge.
Complete one activity each day of the week, April 19-24. Post your pictures and tag #earthweektahoe, to be entered to win prizes! 

Placerville Rally to Let Voters Decide Fate of Hangman History

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 14, 2021 / comments

[Hanging Chad {ANONYMOUS SOURCE}, 4-14-21]

OPINION - As far back as last year, the City Council met with the Progressive Party of EDC in private (in violation of Brown act) to discuss BLMs plan to protest in Placerville. Latter the council members said it wasn't a violation because the City attorney said it wasn't. (which is bunk) 

Placerville Drops Noose on City Logo

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 14, 2021 / comments

L. A. Times, LILA SEIDMAN APRIL 13, 2021

City Council members put a period on the heated conversation late Tuesday when they unanimously voted to nix the noose.

Council members rejected a redesign that removed the noose in July. They tabled the discussion until January, when they hoped they’d be able to meet in person again.

Scores of people called in to the meeting Tuesday to express their divided opinions, and council members did not weigh in until about 10 p.m.