Outreach for 2017 Temporary Fire Hotshot Positions

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 12, 2016 / comments

US Forest Service: 2017 Hotshot Temporary Fire Positions. Duty Station: South Lake Tahoe CA. The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will be filling several.

The Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit (LTBMU) will be filling several TEMPORARY SEASONAL FIREFIGHTER positions for the 2017 season.

Antioch Charter School to be member of the El Dorado County Charter SELFA

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 12, 2016 / comments

{Correction, the original peition, and following AUSD Press release contains a typo.  SELFA should read SELPA, an acronym for "Special Education Local Planning Agency."} 

On December 7, the Antioch Unified School District approved a petition by Rocketship Charter School to open in Antioch in 2018.

The 3-2 approval came after a 3-hour 31-minute meeting which included more than 2-hours of public comments with directors Fernando Navarro, Alonzo Terry and Walter Ruehlig voting “Yes” while Diane Gibson-Gray and Debra Vinson voted “No”.

Publishers Take On Ad-Agency Roles With Branded Content

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 12, 2016 / comments

Traditional news outlets like New York Times, Wall Street Journal expand into ads, sponsored material


New York Times: Co. staffer recently spent weeks digging into a technology company, visiting engineering departments and interviewing executives to ferret out the best story there was to be told about the firm.

Eldorado National Forest dirt roads closed early

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 12, 2016 / comments

Based on recent precipitation, the annual seasonal closure of native surface roads, also known as dirt roads, has gone into effect. Rainfall, soil moisture, road and trail conditions and weather forecasts are factors that trigger a seasonal closure earlier than Jan. 1. The roads will remain closed until at least April 1, 2017.

More Rain and Snow Tuesday through Thursday

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 11, 2016 / comments

Issued by NWS for: 5 Miles SSE Diamond Springs CA 


Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Sacramento CA
139 PM PST Sat Dec 10 2016

...More Rain and Snow Tuesday through Thursday...

*Travel delays due to slick, messy roads with potential of poor visibility due to heavy rain
*Roadway and small stream flooding possible in areas of poor or clogged drainage
*Potential material flow from 2014 King Fire burn area