President signs H.R. 1865 to combat online sex trafficking

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 11, 2018 / comments

[Linda Smith, Shared Hope International]

Today, in the presence of survivors and advocates the President signed into law H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (also known as FOSTA/SESTA)!

With the President’s signing of H.R. 1865, anti-trafficking advocates and survivors of sex trafficking and their families celebrate this long awaited progress in the effort to combat online sex trafficking.

California Fights Wildfires Aggressively—But Prevention Takes a Back Seat

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 11, 2018 / comments

[Julie Cart, PUBLICCEO]

Dave Kinateder has a keen eye for trees. But when Kinateder, a fire ecologist in the Plumas National Forest, surveys a hillside lush with pines, he doesn’t see abundance or the glory of nature’s bounty.

He sees a disaster-in-waiting.

“It’s a ticking time bomb,” he said, gazing across the dense, green carpet of trees near Quincy, a small community high in the northern Sierra Nevada.

Sierra School Receives State Civic Learning Award

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 11, 2018 / comments

[Dina Gentry. Img: Upper, DA Vern Pierson discusses the Project LEAD program with Sierra School students; Lower (left to right), Lydia Stuart (Deputy District Attorney), Jim Ortega (Chief of Police), Dr. Ed Manansala (County Superintendent of Schools), Kassie Cardullo (Deputy District Attorney), Patricia Horn (Sierra School Principal), Honorable Judge Suzanne Kingsbury, Eric Bonniksen (Placerville Union School District Superintendent), District Attorney Vern Pierson]

El Dorado County Ad Hoc Committee on Vacation Home Rentals to Meet in South Lake Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 11, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The ad hoc committee formed to research options and provide suggestions to the Board of Supervisors about the County’s vacation home rental ordinance is scheduled to hold a public meeting in South Lake Tahoe tomorrow evening.

WHAT:   Public meeting to consider changes to the County’s vacation home rental ordinance

WHEN:   Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

WHERE:  Lake Tahoe Environmental Science Magnet School 1095 E. San Bernardino Avenue South Lake Tahoe

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-10-18

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 11, 2018 / comments


President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.  Sexual Assaults will be highlighted in Purple this month.  

The following people are on the arrest log of April 10, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

PP    20180410    INCUSTODY    26    E
1203.2(A)    M    VIOL OF PROBATION