Hazardous Weather Conditions - High Wind Watch

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments


High Wind Watch in effect from April 6, 08:00 PM PDT until April 8, 02:00 PM PDT

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE -- National Weather Service Sacramento CA -- 330 AM PDT Thu Apr 6 2017

...Strong winds late tonight into Friday morning over interior NorCal...

A strong spring storm will move into interior northern California tonight and Friday. Potentially damaging winds and periods of heavy precipitation are expected. Strong winds could topple poles and uproot trees.

Employee at Children's Ski School in South Lake Tahoe Charged with Child Exploitation, Pornography

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Stephan L DeGraffenreid]

Heavenly Mountain Resort has released the following statement:

"We terminated Mr. DeGraffenreid from the  Heavenly Ski Resort immediately upon learning of the investigation by the authorities. We have no reason to believe that the alleged activity has any connection to Heavenly Ski Resort or its guests.  The alleged activity is abhorrent to everything that our resort stands for and we remain available to cooperate with the authorities in their investigation, if requested."

Find Balance and Wellness at South Tahoe's Ladies’ Morning Out 

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Molly Hucklebridge Coolidge]

South Lake Tahoe, CA- Women of all ages can experience health and wellness activities that unite the body and mind at the sixth annual Ladies’ Morning Out on Saturday, April 29. 

“Ladies’ Morning Out is an opportunity for women to take time out for themselves.” says Natasha Schue, Barton’s Community Relations Coordinator.  “The event celebrates health and wellness through fitness, pampering, and connecting with others.”

Supervisor Shiva Frentzen Appointed to the State Controller’s Committee on County Tax Collecting Procedures

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 05, 2017 / comments

[Elaine Gelber]

Placerville, CA - California State Controller, Bettey T. Yee, has appointed El Dorado County Supervisor Shiva Frentzen to the Committee on County Tax Collecting Procedures. The State Controller instructs, advises and directs tax collectors as to their duties under the law. The State Controller consults with the members of the Committee prior to prescribing tax levying and collecting procedures. The Committee consists of ten members: two county auditors, four county tax collectors, two county tax assessors, and two county board of supervisors.

Two Placerville Police Vehicles Damaged by Transient Evading Police

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 04, 2017 / comments

[Cmdr. Kim Nida, Placerville Police Department]

Placerville, CA – John Retzlaff was arrested for evading the police and damaging two police vehicles.