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Making Progress on Tahoe’s Housing Shortage

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2018 / comments

[Joanne S. Marchetta, TRPA]

 Like many communities across the country, the Tahoe Basin is facing an affordable housing crisis. The high cost to buy or rent a home is simply unaffordable for most Tahoe residents. It’s a problem for people of many economic backgrounds, including middle-income teachers, nurses, police, and firefighters.

Alameda Seeks to Dismiss 5,900 Marijuana Cases

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2018 / comments

[PRpond, Cal County News]

Alameda has become the latest jurisdiction after San Francisco to dismiss or reduce past marijuana convictions in light of cannabis legalization, even without a formal petition.

Thousands of people convicted of marijuana-related crimes in Alameda County may soon see their records wiped clean, District Attorney Nancy O’Malley announced Tuesday. Alameda will become the latest jurisdiction after San Francisco to dismiss or reduce past marijuana convictions in light of cannabis legalization, even without a formal petition.

Trump tiptoes toward possible fight with NRA

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2018 / comments

[JONATHAN EASLEY AND LYDIA WHEELER]

President Trump is publicly tiptoeing toward support for gun control measures that could put him at odds with the National Rifle Association.

At a White House listening session with survivors from last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, Trump vowed to be an agent of change and said he’d be looking at age restrictions on gun purchases — something opposed by the NRA.

Reforestation on Land Affected by Wildfire and Tree Mortality

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2018 / comments

Workshops to be offered in Placerville on March 7, 2018

El Dorado County Taxes Might be Mailed to Napa County says Assessor

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 14, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – The El Dorado County Assessor today discovered that a small number of the Business Property Statements (571-L) mailed last week to businesses in the County included a return envelope with a Napa County address.

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