Another Tahoe Bear Killed By Wildlife Officials After Break-Ins At South Lake

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

Nevada wildlife officers have killed a female bear that had been blamed for home break-ins in the South Lake Tahoe area.

Nevada Department of Wildlife spokesman Chris Healy said Monday the 2-year-old female was shot dead July 28 following a confrontation with a homeowner near Stateline.

Healy says the bear had been captured and fitted with a tracking collar in early May after she was found trying to raid trash bins.

The collar showed she kept returning to residential areas.

Closure On Highway 89 At Emerald Bay To Delay Travel Time In Mid-September

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform a full roadway closure of State Highway 89 near South Lake Tahoe from just south of the Cascade Creek Bridge to Bayview Campground and Inspiration Vista Point.

Networking Events Are a Waste of Time (Here's the 1 Thing You Should Do Instead)

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

The best way you can build your circle of contacts is to create something interesting.  Do the work first and your network will fall in place. 

You don't have the attention of the people you want to know until you've done something worthy of their attention.

The Divide is in Final Edit

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

"The Divide" was filmed last year on, the Divide.  Filming is in the can and now the film is in post-production work.  The producer wrote:

"Hello, friends. We are still plugging away on post-production for The Divide. Editing is winding down and we are closer than ever to a cut we are all very happy with. Thanks for your patience and we can't wait to share it with you!"

Cash Grant Award offered by Placerville Soroptimists

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

[By Soroptimist International Of Placerville] Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women (formerly the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards).

Applications are available at River City Bank, 348 Main St. in Placerville, or by contacting Tanya Moran at (530) 919-4612. The application deadline is Dec. 15.