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Bucks Bar Bridge, "Functionally Obsolete" since 1941

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 16, 2017 / comments

[By Bonnie Wurm. Image From County Public Meeting Presentation]

Home Caregivers, Alleging Fraud, Push to Decertify Union That Deducts Dues

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 15, 2017 / comments

[Kevin Mooney, The Daily Signal]

The current contract between the state and SEIU allows the union to deduct 3 percent, or up to $948 a year, from Medicaid payments to personal care assistants who are part of the union, including those who are family members of the person needing care.

ST. PAUL, Minn.—When the union representative came to her door last month, Mary Barton invited the cheerful young woman in because she seemed friendly, and it was raining.

Save the County with Free Seeds for Bee Health

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 15, 2017 / comments


The Buzz on FREE nectar- and pollen-rich wildflowers, which are full of the nutrients bees and other pollinators need to stay strong.

Where's Buzz the Bee? Buzz is missing because there's something serious going on with the world's  bees. Bee populations everywhere have been declining at an alarming rate¹, and  that includes honeybees like Buzz.

People need bees. And now bees need people.

1 in 3 bites of food we eat is made possible by bees and other pollinators²

Sierra-at-Tahoe extends winter season by one week and adds Customer Appreciation Day

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 15, 2017 / comments

[PRpond. A ski run at Sierra-at-Tahoe awaits skiers and snowboarders]

Sierra-at-Tahoe resort is extending the 2016-17 winter season by one week and adding a Customer Appreciation Day to their calendar.

The South Lake Tahoe ski and snowboard park will be extending their winter dates through April 23 as more than 537 inches of natural snowfall accumulated throughout the season.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 3-14-17

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 15, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of March 14, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department: