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FATAL COLLISIONS

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 24, 2019 / comments

[CHP – Placerville]

On 7/20/19 at approximately 4:15 PM, a solo male driver (60 yrs, Somerset) was driving a Chevrolet Pickup westbound on Grizzly Flat Road, east of Mt. Aukum Road at approximately 60 mph. For reasons still under investigation, the driver turned his vehicle to the right and left the roadway to the north where the front of the vehicle struck a tree.

WESTERN MOUNTAIN TOWNS UNITE TO LAUNCH PLEDGE FOR THE WILD

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 22, 2019 / comments

[Jennifer Boyd]

Program has tourism partners defining a shared set of common values, language, and tools to support and fund responsible tourism in outdoor places

July 22, 2019 (SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif./Nev.) – With travelers around the globe buzzing about sustainable tourism and responsible recreation, five U.S. mountain towns are taking the conversation to the next level and making it easier for tourists to open their hearts and wallets in support of wild places.  

Overtourism Forces Beloved Daffodil Ranch to Close Its Doors

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 21, 2019 / comments

[Californai County News]

A beloved daffodil ranch in Amador County has become the latest casualty of America’s selfie culture.

The owners of Daffodil Hill in Volcano, California say they’re closing “indefinitely” because they cannot handle the onslaught of people looking to take a snapshot with their beautiful flowers.

Epic Collaboration in Tahoe Makes the Impossible, Possible

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 19, 2019 / comments

[Joanne S. Marchetta via Chris Larson]

We’ve finally settled into a spectacular Tahoe summer. Like a shooting star, summer is fleeting, with the Fourth of July already in our review mirror. With all the outdoor recreation that summer affords us here at Lake Tahoe, here’s one more experience worth noting.

COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION HOLDS PUBLIC FORUM

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 18, 2019 / comments

[Carla Hass]

WHAT: El Dorado County Human Rights Commission has scheduled a public forum to discuss human rights issues in the County.

WHEN: Monday, July 22, 2019
4:30-6:30 pm

WHERE: Veteran’s Memorial Hall
130 Placerville Drive
Placerville, CA

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