Open & Public: Newly Revised Guide to the Brown Act Now Available

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 24, 2016 / comments

By Eva Spiegel and Amanda Cadelago.

Transparency and open government are the cornerstones of a strong democracy. Public access to information and the decision-making process gives citizens the information and insight needed to foster civic engagement and ensure accountability. The League has long been committed to providing tools and resources that help mayors, council members and city staff work effectively within a framework of openness and transparency to address the needs of their communities.

California’s Marijuana Majority

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 23, 2016 / comments


City of South Lake Tahoe warns of storm related traffic issues this Christmas weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 23, 2016 / comments

National Weather Forecast indicates substantial snowfall for the holiday, which great for snow play, but not for travel. City advises travelers to South Lake Tahoe to come up before Friday morning.

When in town: 

•    Stay off the roads as much as possible during the snow storm Friday afternoon through Saturday.


Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 12-22-16

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 23, 2016 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of December 22, 2016, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Snow Removal Safety Tips

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 23, 2016 / comments

Snow Removal Safety Tips

Snow Safe” suggestions from the City of South Lake Tahoe when snow conditions exist:

* City snow plows are deployed when  an average of three (3) inches of snow have fallen (accumulated) on the ground city wide. When snow conditions, snow plows have the right of way on streets and vehicles left unattended in the streets are subject to citation and/or tow. The best policy is to keep your vehicle(s) parked off the streets at all times.