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Michael Ranalli receives endorsement of Deputy Sheriffs’ Association

by Placerville Newswire / May 18, 2018 / comments


El Dorado, CA – County Supervisor and public safety advocate, Michael Ranalli, has received the endorsement of the El Dorado County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association (DSA).

As Democrats running for California attorney general quarrel, retired El Dorado County judge looks for top-two finish

[PATRICK MCGREEVY, Los Angeles Times]

The California Republican Party has endorsed Steven Bailey, a retired El Dorado County judge, for the position. Another Republican candidate is Los ...

Weeks before the June 5 primary, the race for California attorney general has incumbent Xavier Becerra and Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones trading jabs over campaign contributions as the Democrats prepare for a possible showdown in November.

The sparring, minor as it may be, is being watched closely by the two Republicans in the contest. They are each hoping the Democrats will split their voters and give at least one of them enough votes to be among the top two finishers who will advance to the runoff regardless of party...




El Dorado County Goes Live with New Way to do Land Use Permitting - TRAKiT

by Placerville Newswire / May 14, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – Starting today, El Dorado County residents will be able to access more historical and current land management data online, reducing the need to visit County offices in person. In the coming weeks, they will also have online access to an increased level of information and functionality related to the permits to make the process even easier.

‘Sanctuary’ Law - the Rebellion Grows Inside California

by Placerville Newswire / May 11, 2018 / comments

[David Gorn, PUBLIC CEO]

The political whirlwind raging around California’s “sanctuary” laws isn’t doing much damage to the laws themselves, according to many state legal experts. In fact, the brunt of any legal damage may be felt most by the small city that started the rebellion.

“Los Alamitos could be in trouble,” said Jean Reisz of the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. She and other legal experts noted that the city went beyond passing a resolution of opposition, which more than a dozen other municipalities have done.

Political Opinion - EDC Asst DA calls out Nevada County DA candidate

by Placerville Newswire / May 10, 2018 / comments

[Joe Alexander, El Dorado County Assistant District Attorney]

  (Ed: Former Nevada County Assistant District Attorney Joe Alexander lives in Placerville, where he serves as assistant district attorney for El Dorado County.)

I was the assistant district attorney for Nevada County following Glenn Jennings, who is now running for district attorney. Although I support Cliff Newell for re-election, I no longer work for Nevada County.