Heat Brings Hazardous Weather Conditions

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[NOAA, InEDC, Placerville CA]

Excessive Heat Warning in effect from September 5, 11:00 AM PDT until September 8, 06:00 PM PDT [details below local forecast]

Fire Weather Watch in effect from September 7, 10:00 PM PDT until September 9, 08:00 AM PDT [details below local forecast]


Local Weather Forcast at 900 ft [Diamond Springs]

Today

Sunny. Highs 89 to 97. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight

El Dorado County 2020-21 Adopted Budget - Special Budget Hearing

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

(InEDC, PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County today announced the public release of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Adopted budget which the Board of Supervisors will consider September 18, 2020. The $712 million overall budget is three percent less than last year’s Adopted Budget while maintaining services and programs, keeping salaries and benefits flat when compared to the Recommended Budget that was approved in June, and setting aside additional funds for contingencies, reserves, and unfunded liabilities.

Animal Services Seeking Information on Abandoned and Severely Neglected Cocker Spaniel

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

(South Lake Tahoe, CA) - El Dorado County Animal Services is looking for information from the public about a Cocker Spaniel dog that was abandoned on the side of the road in South Lake Tahoe. The severely neglected dog was found on August 22, 2020, by a Good Samaritan who brought the dog to the El Dorado County Animal Services Shelter in South Lake Tahoe. The female Cocker Spaniel is about 8 years old with tan fur. She wasn't wearing a collar or identification tag. She was found lying on the side of the road on Spruce Avenue by Bijou School in South Lake Tahoe.

Labor Day Celebrations will Make or Break Business Openings

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[County of El Dorado]

We're in #COVID19 Red. We want Orange so more businesses can open! 

This coming Labor Day weekend may be the difference between staying Red or going Orange. 

Everybody, do your part: mask up, stay 6 feet away, don't hang out w/ people you don't live with.

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Get Ready for Power Shut-offs This Weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[InEDC, Placerville CA]

# --Flex Alert--
The California #ISO is issuing a statewide #FlexAlert, a call for voluntary electricity conservation, beginning Saturday and extending through Monday, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., due to excessive heat.

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