Water Emergency, Western Slope of El Dorado County - All the latest news

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 23, 2018 / comments

[PRpond - Multiple Agencies]

Just after 8 a.m. on January 23, the body of a man was located from EID’s untreated raw water conduit in Pollock Pines. At this time, The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is working to recover the body.

EID received notice from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office on January 22 that a man had entered into EID’s Camino Conduit pipe that carries raw water from Jenkinson Lake to EID’s water treatment plant 1.5 miles away.

Jeff Sessions' Pot Crackdown: Reactions, Predictions, and More

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 14, 2018 / comments

[California County News]

What will it all mean for California County governments?

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions rocked the world of legal cannabis Thursday by rescinding an Obama-era policy that blocked federal prosecutors from interfering with marijuana in states where pot has been legalized. The decision set the marijuana business and advocacy community abuzz and drew sharp criticism from state and federal lawmakers, including many within his own party.

Federal tax reform in California - SALT & PEPPER

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 14, 2018 / comments

[by KEVIN KILEY. IMG: Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León​]

With the reduction of the state and local tax deduction by Congress, many Californians are crying foul. Paying taxes on one’s full income first to Uncle Sam, and then again to Sacramento, has been called double taxation by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León and other political leaders.

El Dorado County Teen Court Program Seeking Student Volunteers

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 13, 2018 / comments

[Lake Tahoe Unified School District]

The El Dorado County Teen Court Program is looking for students to participate in our final three court sessions in 2018. Students get to participate as attorneys, bailiff, clerk and jurors. High school students earn community service hours towards graduation. Students in grades 6th through 12th grade are encouraged to attend. If interested or if you have any questions, please contact Lisa Allen (573-7964) or Hector Reyes (573-7959) to enroll. 

ProLife Democrats Endorse Cox for Governor

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 10, 2018 / comments