Fish Advisory for Jenkinson Lake Offers Safe Eating Advice for Rainbow Trout

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Sam Delson, OEHHA]

SACRAMENTO – A new state fish advisory issued today provides safe eating advice for three species of fish from El Dorado County’s Jenkinson Lake, also known as Sly Park Lake.

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) developed its recommendations based on the levels of mercury measured in fish from Jenkinson Lake, which is located a few miles south of Pollock Pines.

Congressman McClintock -- Ben Franklin’s Wisdom

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Congressman Tom McClintock]

McClintock delivered the following remarks on the House floor:

Mr. Speaker:

Congress is fundamentally a deliberative institution.  Deliberations take time and they’re often messy – in fact, the bigger the issue, the messier the deliberations.  The designers of our Constitution wanted a great, big, ugly debate whenever a decision was being made.  They wanted the subject to be held up to every conceivable light and for every voice in the country to be heard. 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-4-17

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of April 4, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1701663    WADE    DANIEL    AMESBURY    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170404    RELEASED    26    DA
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
166.4    M    VIOLATE COURT ORDER    $3,000.00

Frank Vilt's Cakes Supports the El Dorado County Animal Shelter on behalf of Abby

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Frank Vilt, PRpond]

This weekend we will be taking donations for the El Dorado County Animal Shelter on behalf of Abby.

It is her 12th birthday on the 10th and each year for her birthday she likes to do something for the community. This year Abby has decided to raise donations for the EDC Animal Shelter.

We would like to help her out with this awesome cause by taking donations at our shop that she will pick up and deliver. I will include a link from the Animal Shelter of items that they are requesting. 

Report shows Lake Tahoe is a Hot Spot for Sex Trafficking

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Kayla Anderson. Image Courtesy Creighton University | The Creighton University Human Trafficking Initiative report shows where sex trafficking may be prevalent in the Tahoe-Truckee region.]

A recent report suggests illegal sex trafficking occurs in Northern Nevada, including Reno, Virginia City — and right here in Incline Village/Crystal Bay.