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.

9th Circuit: California Cities Must Let Homeless Sleep on Streets

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 20, 2018 / comments

[Chris Reed]

A ruling this month by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which holds it is unconstitutional to ban homeless people from sleeping on the streets is likely to complicate the attempts to crack down on homelessness problems by local governments in California.

While the ruling involved a 2009 law adopted by Boise, Idaho, it is binding on California, which is one of the states under the 9th appellate court, which is based in San Francisco.

County Makes It Easier for Seniors to Qualify for Hazardous Tree Removal Program

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 19, 2018 / comments

[PR pond]

Program expands to previously-excluded areas.

PLACERVILLE, Calif. September 19, 2018 – The County of El Dorado and the California Department of Forestry (CALFIRE) have agreed to further expand and simplify the County’s Hazardous Tree Removal Program to benefit low-income senior property owners by extending it to residents in the Auburn Lake Trails and Grizzly Flats areas of El Dorado County who have not received assistance through CAL FIRE-funded Tree Mortality grants to local Fire Safe Councils.


by Placerville Newswire / Sep 17, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

Please note the new date of closure is now Wednesday, Sept. 26th, not Monday, Sept. 24th.

(PLACERVILLE, CA)— El Dorado County Department of Transportation today announced the full closure of Happy Valley Road beginning Monday, September 24, 2018 through October 29, 2018, weather permitting.

Changeable message signs have been placed in the vicinity to provide notice of the length of closure.  Changeable message signs are located at the following locations:

"Neuropsychological assessment before epilepsy surgery"

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 13, 2018 / comments

Sounds benign. Ha Ha!

I like tests, especially test of my abilities. I score well and that is always satisfying. I got the 99 percentile on ASVAB and SOI-LA, my IQ has always been rated at a satisfying level.

I did not give this test its dues! Over an 8 hour period I was tested in over 25 areas of thought, memory, logic, and various stages of memory from working to long-term.