Gov 2.0

County launched new website that provides Road updates on Storm Damage, Maintenance, and Projects

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 26, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County today launched a new website dedicated specifically to road work projects that have been completed, are currently being done, or are slated to begin this calendar year. Of the 100 projects listed, 58 are maintenance projects, 28 are storm damage projects, and 14 are capital improvement projects. These projects collectively account for nearly $100 million in cost to complete.

Humboldt County gearing up for Cannabis-Ordinance-2.0

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 26, 2018 / comments

[California County News]

County supervisors began discussions last week on a proposed ordinance that would overhaul existing marijuana rules in Humboldt County and expand the industry’s tourism sector.

The time for public comment on the proposed ordinance has been extended until March 28. It will come back for a vote on April 10.

Let’s fix what is broken - Political Opinion

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 23, 2018 / comments


The hottest buttons in our county and country is growth and outside influence on our election process.

As an El Dorado County small developer for 30 years I follow the rules and ensure that our county’s resources are protected while I build single-family homes on appropriately-sized lots.  But when I look to the western edge of the county I see dirt being moved in preparation for apparently massive development projects.  These projects create jobs and profits for out of the area developers, leaving our county with more congestion and traffic.

South Lake Tahoe City Council cannabis discussion moved to special meeting

[Tahoe Daily Tribune]

South Lake Tahoe City Council pushed its discussion on a cannabis ordinance from Tuesday's council meeting to a special meeting next week.

Due to the unanticipated length of discussion on agenda items leading up to the 2 p.m. time certain discussion on cannabis, City Council opted to push the discussion to a special meeting at the Council Chambers on Tuesday, March 27, at 4 p.m. (Time certain items at council meeting cannot take place before the indicated time, but they can take place after.)

"We want to have the best discussion we can have. We want to have the best ordinance we can have," said Mayor Wendy David in an apology to the attendants who showed up to listen or comment on the proposed cannabis ordinance.

At a Feb. 20 public workshop, South Lake Tahoe City Council directed staff to ...



El Dorado Progressives Plot for Potential Mueller Canning

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 20, 2018 / comments


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