Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-7-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 08, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 7, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Winter Trails Day is January 14th

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 08, 2017 / comments

Celebrate Winter Trails by participating in a FREE guided snowshoe hike in Van Sickle Bi State Park on Saturday, January 14th, 10am-1pm. Participants will learn about Lake Tahoe’s pristine environment while experiencing the enjoyment of snowshoeing.

Register in advance by calling 530-542-6059 or email:

Bring your own snowshoes, dress in layers, wear hat and gloves, and bring plenty of water. Enjoy hot cocoa and snacks following the hike at the visitor center.

El Dorado County Announces a Community Meeting in the Grizzly Flats Area for Tree Mortality on January 18th

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 08, 2017 / comments

Placerville, CA – El Dorado County announces a community meeting in Grizzly Flats to discuss planned tree mortality operations in the area. The meeting is January 18 th at 6:30 pm at the Grizzly Flats Community Church, located at 5061 Sciaroni Road, Grizzly Flats. At the meeting, County staff will be discussing the steps for the County to remove dead and dying trees on private property that threaten County roads.

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.