Political Opinions - In acceptance speech, Trump’s America is a dark and desperate place

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 24, 2016 / comments

Donald Trump speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday. (Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press)

By Dana Milbank, CLEVELAND. It was a grand old party at Quicken Loans Arena on Thursday night.

Fire Restrictions in Effect and New Fire Information Phone Line for the Eldorado National Forest

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 24, 2016 / comments

By: Jennifer Chapman, Eldorado National Forest

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-07-23

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 24, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on July 23, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: L&L W/CHILD UNDER 14 \ WATT AV, SACRAMENTO, V01 SEX=F VICTIM AGE = 16...|  2x WILLFUL CRUELTY TO CHILD...|  LOITER:INT:PROSTITUTION...|  SEARCH AND RESCUE INITIATED FOR AN INJURED CLIMBER AT LOVERS LEAP...|  SUMMIT VIEW DR, EL DORADO, SUSPECT ENTERED MULTIPLE UNLOCKED VEHICLES AND STOLE ITEMS OF VALUE...|  SEARCH & RESCUE \ TAHOE RIM TRAIL , SOUTH LAKE TAHO...

Deciding how to Decide Future of New Placerville Courthouse Construction

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 23, 2016 / comments

Placerville's downtown courthouse has anchored Main Street for over 100 years, but current plans call for building a new courthouse on the west end of town behind the El Dorado County Jail.

BY JEFF JARDINE.  Image: Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com

So now the waiting game begins, with Aug. 11 the new date to await.

Lawsuit seeks to prevent Loop Road ballot question in South Lake Tahoe this November (updated)

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 23, 2016 / comments

Editor’s note: Laurel Ames, John Cefalu, Bill Crawford and Bruce Grego, according to the lawsuit, are named as “real parties in interest” because they “are the proponents of the initiative measure at issue” and because of “their interest in the subject matter of this litigation.” The only defendant in the case is the City of South Lake Tahoe, per court documents filed July 14; legal action is being taken against the city only.

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