Closure On Highway 89 At Emerald Bay To Delay Travel Time In Mid-September

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will perform a full roadway closure of State Highway 89 near South Lake Tahoe from just south of the Cascade Creek Bridge to Bayview Campground and Inspiration Vista Point.

Networking Events Are a Waste of Time (Here's the 1 Thing You Should Do Instead)

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

The best way you can build your circle of contacts is to create something interesting.  Do the work first and your network will fall in place. 

You don't have the attention of the people you want to know until you've done something worthy of their attention.

The Divide is in Final Edit

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

"The Divide" was filmed last year on, the Divide.  Filming is in the can and now the film is in post-production work.  The producer wrote:

"Hello, friends. We are still plugging away on post-production for The Divide. Editing is winding down and we are closer than ever to a cut we are all very happy with. Thanks for your patience and we can't wait to share it with you!"

Cash Grant Award offered by Placerville Soroptimists

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

[By Soroptimist International Of Placerville] Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women (formerly the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards).

Applications are available at River City Bank, 348 Main St. in Placerville, or by contacting Tanya Moran at (530) 919-4612. The application deadline is Dec. 15.

High School Student Threatens Peer with Stolen Gun says El Dorado Deputies

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 14, 2016 / comments

Officers: Firearm, drugs found in vehicle during traffic stop.  Deputies said they prevented the firearm from going onto a high school campus.

IMAGE: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office.

EL DORADO COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) —... Deputies received a tip last week that the teen pointed a firearm at a peer who spread rumors about him, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said.

Sheriff’s detectives watched the student and his home, before pulling him over during a traffic stop Monday morning, deputies said.