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Special Weather Statement - Low Snow and Hard Freeze this weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2017 / comments

[National Weather Service Sacramento CA]

...Two weak but cold weather systems to bring low elevation snow to Northern California...

A couple of relatively weak weather systems are forecast to drop southward through northern California over the next few days. The first will move through from north to south late today and Saturday. The second late Sunday through Monday. Although neither of these systems are particularly strong, they will contain cold air producing very low snow levels compared to the warmer storms of the last several weeks.

El Dorado County Educator Receives Women’s Leadership Award

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2017 / comments


IMG:  Darrien Johnson received the ACSA Women's Leadership Network Woman of the Year Award for Region 2 with Ed Manansala. 

Darrien Johnson, director of Human Resources for Rescue Union Elementary School District in El Dorado County is one of three regional winners of the 2017 Outstanding Women Leader Award by the Association of California School Administrators.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-21-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 21, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

JN1700838    CASEY    LEE    BROCK    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170221    INCUSTODY    29    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
602.8(A)    M    UNAUTH ENTRY POSTED LAND    $2,000.00

Atmospheric River is now a South Lake Tahoe cocktail

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 21, 2017 / comments

[PRpond. Courtesy Photo.]

The Atmospheric River no longer only describes a form of inclement weather now all-too-familiar to Tahoe — as of Tuesday, Feb. 21, it is also the name of Harrah's and Harveys Lake Tahoe's newest cocktail.

Inspired by recent storm systems moving throughout Northern California and Nevada, The Atmospheric River includes fruit juices, vodka, cognac and more to produce a refreshing adult beverage fit for the season.

When Did Young Tech Workers Become the Enemy in San Francisco?

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 21, 2017 / comments

[By Michael Bernick]

How did San Francisco, which welcomed newcomers for so long, decide that the tech workers flocking to it were no longer welcome? And why should those of us outside of tech care about this?