Disasters And Crises Bring Out The Best In Us

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 04, 2020 / comments

[Rutger Bregman]

Disasters and crises bring out the best in us. This simple fact is confirmed by more solid evidence than almost any other scientific insight, but we often forget. Now more than ever, in the middle of a pandemic, it’s crucial to remember this.

Special Weather Statement for Heavy Rain and Flooding

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 04, 2020 / comments

[National Weather Service NOAA]

...Chance of Thunderstorms on Sunday producing heavy rain, small hail, urban and rural street flooding...

* Timing: Late tonight and early Sunday mainly south of Marysville including the adjacent foothills, then Sunday afternoon into early evening for the central valley and foothills.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-3-20

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 04, 2020 / comments

[EDSO]
Arrests are made based upon probable cause

CHRISTIAN CARTER
JN2001269    CHRISTIAN    ANDREW    CARTER    M
PV    20200403    INCUSTODY    28    E
11379.6(A)    F    MFG/ETC CNTL SUB    $200,000.00
30605(A)    F    ILL POSS ASSAULT WPN    $50,000.00
11358(D)(3)(B)    F    CULTIVATE MARIJ 6+ PLANTS    $10,000.00
ENHANCEMENT    F    ENHANCEMENT    $10,000.00

EL DORADO COUNTY ISSUES ORDER TO STOP NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO SOUTH LAKE TAHOE

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 03, 2020 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – In response to the swell of non-fulltime residents traveling to Lake Tahoe, El Dorado County Public Health Officer, Dr. Nancy Williams, today issued a no-travel Order to reduce the number of visitors and other non-fulltime residents in the basin.

“Visitors whom we enthusiastically welcome during normal times are further impacting an already decreased availability of essential supplies and food, and putting the entire Lake Tahoe population at greater risk of being able to receive proper health care,” Williams said.

Social Distancing Works But Resistance Prompts Worries of Growing Crisis

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 03, 2020 / comments

[NATHANIEL WEIXEL]

Social distancing efforts to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus are working, according to preliminary data, but there’s also a problem: There are still communities that aren't doing enough, and some that started too late. 

State and local governments around the country have closed businesses and mandated social distancing for weeks, which experts say is key to slowing the spread of the virus and preventing an influx of patients from overwhelming the health care system. 

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