Colorado governor offers advice to California on taxing legal marijuana

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 14, 2017 / comments

[Sac Bee]

California took a major step last November when voters approved an initiative legalizing recreational marijuana, but there is still much work to be done before licensed businesses can begin selling weed to customers next year.

One of the biggest challenges facing state regulators is how to enforce a cultivation tax on growers and a 15 percent sales tax that were included in the ballot measure.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-13-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 14, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 13, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

GREGORY DAHLQUIST
JN1700682    GREGORY    ALLAN    DAHLQUIST    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170213    RELEASED    47    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
11550(A)    M    UNDER INFLUENCE CNTL SUB    $5,000.00

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-12-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 14, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 12, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

ALDERETTE, LEONARD JOSHUA
Age: 31, Sex: M
BN: JN1700668
Facility: PV, Agency: EDSO
Status: RELEASED
Crime 1: FELONY 273.5(A) CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE Bail: $50,000.00
Crime 2: MISDEMEANOR 148(A)(1) OBSTRUCT/ETC PUB OFCR/ETC Bail: $3,000.00

Public can check Status with El Dorado County Online Map for Roads, Parks, and Trails

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 13, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

El Dorado County recently launched a new feature on its website that allows residents to monitor road, park and trail status through a map.

The map can be found on the county’s main website through a button located on the right side of the page, according to a press release. The button is named “road, park and trail status.” By clicking on the button, a map will appear.

Oroville Dam Failing, Reality or Fear Mongering by the Press?

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 13, 2017 / comments

[PRpond, Cris Alarcon] 

"The news media are propagating fear and panic instead of informed response" wrote Robin Smithson.  

Jeanette White Eyes added, "An Engineer said to leave two days ago, more is going on here than they are letting people in on!"

What they are not telling us is that they are scared as hell that the dam may fail. A forced evacuation order of 180,000 people tells us how scared they are.

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