COUNTY ANNOUNCES NEWTOWN ROAD CLOSURE

by Placerville Newswire / May 07, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County Department of Transportation today announced the full closure of Newtown Road beginning Monday, May 14, 2018 through August 7, 2018, weather permitting. Newtown Road will be closed approximately 2.0 miles from the intersection of Newtown Road/Fort Jim Road (Placerville side) to the intersection of Newtown Road/Fort Jim Road (Pleasant Valley side).

California Supreme Court Makes It Harder for Companies to Classify Workers as Independent Contractors

by Placerville Newswire / May 07, 2018 / comments

[Drew Gregory Lynch]

On Monday, the California Supreme Court issued a major ruling on the distinction between independent contractors (IC) and employees, establishing a new test for determining classification that presumes that workers are employees and not ICs.

The case, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, dealt with a delivery service that classified its workers as ICs. A driver filed a class action suit, arguing that the classification was improper.

Political Opinion - A Conservative’s Picks, Pans, and Punts for the 2018 Countywide Primary Elections

by Placerville Newswire / May 07, 2018 / comments

.[Cris Alarcon]

My wife used to introduce me in college as a “Card Carrying Republican” after she saw a “Sustaining member of the Republican Party Since 1988” card in my wallet when we were still dating.  That means I have pushed local Party politics for 30 years! This Spring I will focus on the one office that I truly believe needs a new leader, the Auditor/Controller’s office, with only a brief review of key countywide races of  the District Attorney and Recorder/Clerk.

 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-6-18

by Placerville Newswire / May 07, 2018 / comments

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-6-18

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of May 6, 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

YOHAMED    PAGAN    ACEVEDO    M
LT    20180506    RELEASED    34    S
23152(A)/23152(B)    M    DUI ALCOHOL    $10,000.00
ENHANCEMENT    M    ENHANCEMENT    $2,500.00

State Law would stop local governments from stopping Pot Delivery

by Placerville Newswire / May 07, 2018 / comments

[Cal County News]

SB 1302 “would prohibit a local government from adopting or enforcing any ordinance that would prohibit a licensee from delivering cannabis within or outside of the jurisdictional boundaries of the local jurisdiction."

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