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South Lake Tahoe Tree Removal Permits

[Tracy Sheldon]

Do you know who to contact is you want a tree removed from your property? 

Within the Lake Tahoe Basin, there are several fire agencies to assist with tree removal permits. Please refer to the linked chart as to who to call to request a tree removal permit.

For properties located within the City of South Lake Tahoe, call TRPA at (775) 588-4547. Fee is $53 

For properties located within the County, call Lake Valley Fire Protection District at (530) 577-2447. Fee is $75 



Youth Commissioners Host Board of Supervisors and County Superintendent of Schools

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 12, 2018 / comments

[Dina Gentry. Pictured from left to right - Shayan Habibi, Supervisor Brian Veerkamp, Mackaela Pedersen, Everet Frame, Edith Rivera, and Chistian Seldon]

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.


[Cal County News]

Having a difficult time keeping track of California’s patchwork of marijuana laws? Fret no more. Southern California News Group has compiled a database of cannabis policies in all 540 city and county jurisdictions in California.

The information is available here.

The database also includes local rankings for ‘marijuana friendliness’ based on a 100-point scale.

By crunching the numbers, the researchers stumbled on some interesting findings:

-- 61 cities and 9 counties had ordinances permitting recreational marijuana dispensaries as of April 6, 2018, but the state had only licensed recreational shops in 39 jurisdictions.

-- Riverside County has the highest number of pot-permissive cities, with six allowing every type of marijuana business licensed by the state.

-- Humboldt, Inyo, Del Norte, and Monterey are among the most permissive unincorporated areas for pot.

-- Surprisingly, however, Humboldt is home to some of the least friendly cities for marijuana.

Read more



City of Placerville Cannabis Workshop

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2018 / comments

[City of Placerville]

The City Council is exploring options of allowing some types of Cannabis/Marijuana Businesses in the City of Placerville.  The purpose of this workshop will be to explore options and receive input from the Public.  Presentations will be made by the Public Health Institute, and others regarding different aspects of Cannabis.  We will also provide a presentation on the different types of Cannabis businesses that could be legalized.

We welcome your participation and hope to have an open discussion on this topic.