Bark Avenue leaving El Dorado Hills Town Center for Larger location

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

by Sonya Sorich, Sacramento Business Journal -- A pet store in the El Dorado Hills Town Center is relocating and significantly increasing its size.

After nine years in the center, Bark Avenue Pet Supplies and Grooming is moving to a Raley's-anchored shopping center on Park Drive in El Dorado Hills. Robin Mizell, who owns the business with her husband, Ken, said the new location offered room to expand.

This pet store is moving from the El Dorado Hills Town Center to a Raley's-anchored center in El Dorado Hills.

Shingle Springs Indian Tribe Did Not Waive Sovereign Immunity By Removing Lawsuit To Federal Court

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians is a federally-recognized Indian tribe located on the Shingle Springs Rancheria in California.

Beth A. Bodi, a member of the tribe, worked at the tribe's full-service health clinic. Bodi's employment was terminated after she attempted to take job-protected leaved under the federal Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"). Although she was rehired, she was fired again after sending a communication to tribal officials complaining about her earlier termination and noting her willingness to seek redress in state court.

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.