Ponderosa High Junior Hope Bist Killed In Crash On Her Way To School

by Placerville Newswire / May 23, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

SHINGLE SPRINGS – An El Dorado County high school is mourning the loss of a student who was killed in a crash Wednesday morning.

The scene was off Ponderosa Road, near Meder Road.

Authorities say, around 6:05 a.m., a driver lost control of her car and crashed through a fence. The car then crashed into a tree and burst into flames.

The driver was killed in the crash. Authorities said it was a student on her way to Ponderosa High School.

Mother Lode BLM Field Office is initiating Stage 1 fire restrictions and temporary target shooting limitations

by Placerville Newswire / May 23, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. May 23, 2018 – The Bureau of Land Management Mother Lode Field Office is initiating Stage 1 fire restrictions and temporary target shooting limitations for BLM-managed public lands effective May 25, due to potential fire danger.

Tribes Cut Out of Cannabis Market might Grow Their Own

by Placerville Newswire / May 23, 2018 / comments

[Michael R. Blood]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — American Indian tribes that say they have been cut out of California’s legal marijuana market have raised the possibility of going their own way by establishing pot businesses outside the state-regulated system that is less than two months old.

The tribes floated the idea of setting up rival farms and sales shops on reservations after concluding that rules requiring them to be licensed by the state would strip them of authority over their own lands and their right to self-governance.

El Dorado County Superior Court Rules in County's Favor on Environmental Issue

by Placerville Newswire / May 23, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass, EDC]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The El Dorado Superior Court issued its final ruling in Rural Communities United v. El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, rejecting all but a few of the challenges to the County’s December 2015 adoption of the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-22-18

by Placerville Newswire / May 23, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of May 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

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