Local Government -- Overcoming Hurdles and Assessing the Economic Rewards of Prop. 64

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 07, 2017 / comments


The November elections have come and gone. While some of the ballot measures don’t cause local officials much grief, others such as Proposition 64 (recreational marijuana) have many city and county leaders losing sleep over the potential economic and societal consequences these measures may have on their communities and budgets.

Annual Meeting for Senior Nutrition Home Delivered Meal Drivers on January 23

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 07, 2017 / comments

The El Dorado County Senior Nutrition Program will be hosting its’ annual meeting for volunteer drivers of the Home Delivered Meals Program. The meeting will be held on Monday, January 23, 2017, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Placerville Senior Center located at 937 Spring Street in Placerville. Overflow parking will be available on Tunnel Street.   

Atmospheric River Event Sunday to be Followed by 2nd Wave Tuesday

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 07, 2017 / comments

CITY OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is forecasting a major Atmospheric River to hit the region this weekend starting on Sunday, January 8th and continuing through Monday, January 9th with widespread flooding expected. NOAA is also forecasting another Atmospheric River arriving in the region on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 10th-11th. NOAA is stating that this event could be similar or greater than the floods of 1997 and 2005 which greatly impacted South Lake Tahoe.

EDH Household Hazardous Waste collection Cancelled

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 07, 2017 / comments

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department announced that Household Hazardous Waste collection at the Bass Lake Road Fire Station has been cancelled for January 7, 2016.

For future HHW collection site status, please call the hotline at (530) 295-4100. 


Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-6-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 07, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 6, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Age: 37, Sex: F
BN: JN1700076
Facility: PV, Agency: OTAG
Charge 1: FELONY 10980(C)(2) FRAUD TO OBTAIN AID $400+