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California's Bumpy Path to Road Repairs

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 19, 2017 / comments

[LISA RENNER, Capitol Weekly]

California’s already poor roads deteriorated to a whole new level of disrepair this winter. Sinkholes have popped up throughout the state and major roads have closed because of damage.

To cite just a few major examples: Portions of Interstate 80 and Highways 50 and 49 were closed due to mudslides. Parts of Highway 1 remain closed because of storm damage. Numerous local roads were battered severely.

Final Report on Oak Tree Conservation Ordinance

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 17, 2017 / comments

[PRpond, Anne Novotny]

Final Environmental Impact Report released for the Biological Resources Policy Update, Oak Resources Management Plan, and Oak Resources Conservation Ordinance Project

Policy Update, Oak Resources Management Plan (ORMP), and Oak Resources Conservation Ordinance Project.

Paint, Not Cow Farts -- Public Workshop to Reduce Architectural Odors

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 17, 2017 / comments

El Dorado County Air Quality Management District (AQMD) has scheduled a public workshop on Tuesday, April 25, 2017at the El Dorado County Library, 345 Fair Lane, Placerville, California, at 5:30 PM. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss proposed changes to Rule 215 – Architectural Coatings and Rule 101 – General Provisions and Definitions.

Working Together to Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 17, 2017 / comments

[PRpond, Joanne S. Marchetta]

As a national treasure offering world-class recreation opportunities, Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in Northern California and Nevada. And sometimes, being popular has its challenges.

Tahoe’s limited roadways become congested during times of peak visitation, when thousands of people who live in nearby metropolitan areas get in their cars to drive up to our small mountain communities. Suddenly, a road system designed for 55,000 residents must handle four to five times that many cars on an average busy day.

Mike Thomas announced as State of Jefferson Town Hall guest speaker

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 13, 2017 / comments

[TERRY L GHERARDI, State of Jefferson. Img - Kayla Brown]

The El Dorado County State of Jefferson invites you to attend an informational Town Hall, on Saturday, March 25, at the Pollock Pines-Camino Community Hall, 2675 Sanders Drive, Pollock Pines (located just off Pony Express Trail). The meeting begins at 4 pm, featuring guest speaker Mike Thomas of Placerville.