Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 9-22-18

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of September 22, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount


by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado Arts Council]

New support from Veterans Affairs Commission enables program to reach South Lake Tahoe vets.

El Dorado Arts Council is expanding its Veterans Voices’ Writing Workshop to South Lake Tahoe, where it will begin in October with local writer Kim Wyatt at the helm. The free, drop-in workshop is open to all veterans, from any branch of service and all skill levels are encouraged.

Decisions Nearing for Tahoe Shoreline Plan, Development Rights

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 20, 2018 / comments

[Jim Lawrence and Bill Yeates]

This September and October, the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (TRPA) Governing Board will move forward with hearings and final milestone decisions on two significant initiatives: A new Shoreline Plan and an overhaul of the agency’s transferable development rights system.

TRPA will hold hearings for both these initiatives at the Governing Board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 26, and could hold final votes on them as early as Wednesday, Oct. 24.

9th Circuit: California Cities Must Let Homeless Sleep on Streets

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 20, 2018 / comments

[Chris Reed]

A ruling this month by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which holds it is unconstitutional to ban homeless people from sleeping on the streets is likely to complicate the attempts to crack down on homelessness problems by local governments in California.

While the ruling involved a 2009 law adopted by Boise, Idaho, it is binding on California, which is one of the states under the 9th appellate court, which is based in San Francisco.

County Makes It Easier for Seniors to Qualify for Hazardous Tree Removal Program

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 19, 2018 / comments

[PR pond]

Program expands to previously-excluded areas.

PLACERVILLE, Calif. September 19, 2018 – The County of El Dorado and the California Department of Forestry (CALFIRE) have agreed to further expand and simplify the County’s Hazardous Tree Removal Program to benefit low-income senior property owners by extending it to residents in the Auburn Lake Trails and Grizzly Flats areas of El Dorado County who have not received assistance through CAL FIRE-funded Tree Mortality grants to local Fire Safe Councils.