Georgetown SOJ Town Hall – All Invited

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2018 / comments

[Terry Gherardi]

The El Dorado County State of Jefferson (SOJ) Committee, invites all Divide residents to attend a Town Hall, on Wednesday, October 3, at the Georgetown Community Hall, located on Lower Main Street. The SOJ Town Hall, will be take place between 6 and 8 pm. Moderating the meeting will be Jack Parsons, of Rescue.

Male Sexual Abuse - Closeted No More

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2018 / comments

There is much to be done before the issue of sexual violence against men and boys can be properly acknowledged and discussed, free of denial or shame.


[by Paul Bott]

I did not report it either. Who was going to believe me? How was I going to expose the shame that I felt? 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 9-22-18

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of September 22, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount


by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado Arts Council]

New support from Veterans Affairs Commission enables program to reach South Lake Tahoe vets.

El Dorado Arts Council is expanding its Veterans Voices’ Writing Workshop to South Lake Tahoe, where it will begin in October with local writer Kim Wyatt at the helm. The free, drop-in workshop is open to all veterans, from any branch of service and all skill levels are encouraged.

Decisions Nearing for Tahoe Shoreline Plan, Development Rights

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 20, 2018 / comments

[Jim Lawrence and Bill Yeates]

This September and October, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board will move forward with hearings and final milestone decisions on two significant initiatives: A new Shoreline Plan and an overhaul of the agency’s transferable development rights system.

TRPA will hold hearings for both these initiatives at the Governing Board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 26, and could hold final votes on them as early as Wednesday, Oct. 24.