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"Massage" Crackdown the Target of South Lake Tahoe Police and City Attorney in New Rules 

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 08, 2016 / comments

[by Adam Jensen]  South Lake Tahoe police and city attorney Tom Watson will craft new regulations surrounding massage businesses in South Lake Tahoe in coming weeks.

The South Lake Tahoe City Council directed Police Chief Brian Uhler and Watson to draft a new ordinance after hearing a presentation by detective Jeff Roberson and receiving public comment from several people in the massage industry at council’s Tuesday meeting. The proposed rules will come before the South Lake Tahoe City Council for possible approval at a future meeting.

Big Victory for Mental Wellness in South Lake Tahoe as Community Collaborates

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 08, 2016 / comments

Community Collaborates in the third annual Mental Health Forum hosted by Barton Health in South Lake Tahoe.

South Lake Tahoe, CA - Jeanne and Alan Nelson were concerned about mental health issues in South Lake Tahoe. In an effort to share their experiences, they attended their first, and the community’s second, Mental Health Forum in March 2015.

 “We couldn’t stop scribbling,” says Jeanne with a smile. “We had so many stories and ideas we wanted to share.”

Shot Fired During Armed Robbery at Placerville KFC

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 08, 2016 / comments

2 men wanted in connection to robbery on Main Street -- A shot was fired as two men robbed a Kentucky Fried Chicken at 73 Main St, Placerville, CA 95667, police said Wednesday.

Robbers fired a shot in a Placerville fried chicken restaurant earlier this week before fleeing with cash. Placerville police responded to the KFC restaurant, 73 Main St., about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday on a report of an armed robbery with shots fired inside the fast food eatery.

"One of the men pulled out his weapon, demanded money and fired a shot inside the restaurant", police said.

El Dorado Hills Attorney Robert Blasier comments on new TV drama - 'The People Vs. OJ Simpson.'

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 08, 2016 / comments

"Attorney Robert Blasier watched the now famous Bronco chase with his wife before he served on O.J.'s 'Dream Team' of lawyers and legal council. Now, he practices law in El Dorado County."

[by Emily Pritchard]  The image of O.J. Simpson is defined for many Americans as the football star in the white Bronco and the black leather gloves. 

Simpson was tried for the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. 

25-Year-Old Brandy Bauman of Camino in Fatal Collision in the rural area of Vacaville

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 08, 2016 / comments

[By LINDSEY HICKMAN] One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash in unincorporated Solano County near Vacaville Tuesday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said.

The collision was reported around 10:20 a.m. at the intersection of Fry and Lewis roads near Vacaville city limits, according to the CHP.