COMMENTARY -- Supreme Court Hears Case on Internet Sales Tax

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 20, 2018 / comments

[Elizabeth Slattery]

Should online retailers have to collect sales taxes for states? That’s the central question in South Dakota v. Wayfair, a case dealing with the state’s attempt to force out-of-state retailers to collect sales taxes when its residents make a purchase online.

Come Meet the Candidates invites the local El Dorado Progressives

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado Progressives]

Come meet the candidates running for local and state offices in El Dorado County. Here is your chance to ask questions and hear from them.

Friday, April 27, 2018
6:30 PM  8:30 PM

[# Location Change]
Oak Ridge High School
20 Harvard Way El Dorado Hills, CA, 95762 United States

Facebook Event


Insiders: Rough Midterms for Republicans

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2018 / comments

[Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger]

The race is on to Nov. 6 and things look bleak for Republicans as they seek to protect majorities in the House and Senate. We asked veteran midterm-watchers to share what they’re seeing.

Vern Pierson announces EDCAR endorsement

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 17, 2018 / comments

[Vern Pierson]
Today, I am proud to announce one of the most significant non-partisan endorsements in our County – the El Dorado County Association of Realtors (EDCAR), which consists of more than 1,100 real estate professionals. Sandi North stated that the EDCAR Board of Directors “unanimously decided to endorse you in your bid for re-election to the position of District Attorney.”

South Lake Tahoe mayor asks for DA investigation into alleged Brown Act violations

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 16, 2018 / comments

[Claire Cudahy & Ryan Hoffman, Tahoe Daily Tribune]

The city of South Lake Tahoe has taken the first step in kicking off an investigation into alleged violations of the state’s open meeting law made by Councilmember Brooke Laine in an open letter to the community.

On Monday afternoon, South Lake Tahoe Police Department Chief Brian Uhler sent a letter to El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson requesting an investigation into Laine’s claims of Brown Act violations.