South Lake Tahoe to create an ordinance for electric scooters

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 29, 2019 / comments

<Paula Peterson>  

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - First it was Lime Bikes, but now the company's Lime Scooters have created both enjoyment and concern in South Lake Tahoe. The popular mode of transportation is used by millions worldwide and provides over 100,000 annual rides in South Lake Tahoe.

US House Passes Bill to Make Animal Cruelty a Federal Felony

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 26, 2019 / comments

<Staff>

The legislation has bipartisan support.

A bill recently passed by the U.S. House would make abusive animal toward animals a federal felony, CBS News reports.

It’s called the the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, and it was introduced by Republican Vern Buchanan and Democrat Ted Deutch, both of Florida.

The legislation applies to offenses such as “crushing, burning, drowning, suffocating, impaling and other bodily injury” toward animals, according to CBS News.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 10-25-19

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 26, 2019 / comments

Note: Arrests are made based upon probable cause. All are entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

[PR Pond]

JOSHUA BOYER
JN1904706    JOSHUA    FRANKLIN    BOYER    M
PV    20191025    INCUSTODY    23    K
1203.2(A)    F    VIOL OF PROBATION    
1203.2(A)    F    VIOL OF PROBATION    $50,000.00

WIND GUSTS up to 45 MPH Increases Fire Risk

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 25, 2019 / comments

<NOAA>

Extreme fire weather conditions are likely.

A strong but dry storm system will move south through northern California Saturday night and Sunday. This system will cause strong and potentially damaging North to East winds over much of interior California including the Delta, portions of the mountains and foothills. This will likely be the strongest wind storm of the fall season and one of the strongest of the past few years. 

EID Customers - During Power Outages, Please Conserve Water Even If You Don't Lose Power

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 25, 2019 / comments

<EID>

There is an increased likelihood of a third PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff event beginning Saturday, October 26 that could extend for a period of several days. Please help us keep services flowing by conserving water during the PSPS event, even if you don't lose power.

Post Date: 10/25/2019 2:30 PM
PGE-PSPSAccording to the most recent messages received from PG&E, there is an increased likelihood of a third PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff event beginning Saturday, October 26 that could extend for a period of several days.

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