Voters’ View of a Donald Trump Presidency: Big Risks and Rewards

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

By PATRICK HEALY and DALIA SUSSMAN -- Hillary Clinton at a rally in Tampa, Fla., early this month, and Donald J. Trump at a campaign event in Clive, Iowa, on Tuesday. Credit Left, Doug Mills/The New York Times; Damon Winter/ The New York Times

Most voters consider Donald J. Trump a risky choice for president, saying he lacks the right temperament and values, but he is seen as more transformative and better at handling the economy than Hillary Clinton, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

Senate Passes Lake Tahoe Restoration Act

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

Stateline, Nevada [via TRPA] – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed its $415 million version of the Lake Tahoe Restoration Act as part of a vote to adopt the $10 billion Water Resources Development Act of 2016, a national water infrastructure bill for the next two years. The measures cleared the Senate with a 95-3 vote.
 
This milestone marks the first time that legislation to reauthorize Lake Tahoe Restoration Act has cleared the full Senate, having been stopped in the process after succeeding at the committee level several times over the last decade.
 

Tahoe South's Annual Restaurant Week begins Friday, Sept. 16 

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

“Whether a locally-sourced product or an item paired with a local brew, wine or spirit, this is the perfect opportunity to feature the very best food and beverages in the Tahoe region,” states a Tahoe South press release.

Over 30 restaurants, including popular South Shore eateries such as Verde Mexican Rotisserie, Mirabelle at Lake Tahoe, Riva Grill and Ernie’s Coffee Shop, will participate in the week-long event. Each offers its own specials and menus to coincide with the celebration of South Shore dining.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-09-15

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Sept 15, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: KIDNAPPING+, bail $600,000...|  2x BURGLARY:FIRST DEGREE...|  DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS ABOVE .15%, bail $10,000...|  JUVENILE SUSPECT CITED FOR SENDING THREATENING TEXT MESSAGES TO ANOTHER JUVENILE...|  EL DORADO HILLS, MALE SUSPECT STOLE LOTTERY TICKETS FROM GAS STATION...

Local Boys & Girls Club Recognized with Award for Exceptional Service

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

The Boys & Girls Club El Dorado County Western Slope is proud to announce that they are one of the 2015 Pacific Region Silver Level Gateway to Impact Award winners!!! 

Only 30 Clubs in the Pacific Region, a region that covers nine states and over 1,000 Club sites, received this award! 

The Club was recognized for their dramatic increase in Average Daily Attendance and Capacity Utilization. 

The Club served more kids more frequently than ever last year and served them at an extremely high level. 

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