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Spend the Day in South Lake Tahoe Helping Others

by Placerville Newswire / May 20, 2016 / comments

Volunteers Needed for our  Mobile Food Pantry. How about helping out The Food Bank then spending the rest of a gorgeous day enjoying South Lake Tahoe and all its beauty!!!!  
 
The Food Bank needs your help next Wednesday, May 25th, with our Mobile Food Pantry.

We will be having our  first Free Farmers Market of the season in South Lake Tahoe.

We are looking for 5-10 volunteers to help us distribute food at The American Legion Hall in South Lake Tahoe from 9:30am to 11:30 am.  Distribution Address: 2748 Young St, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150.

El Dorado County Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meeting Dates Released

by Placerville Newswire / May 20, 2016 / comments

[Creighton Avila] Throughout the summer the El Dorado County Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee will be meeting to discuss different topics regarding medical marijuana. The following are the dates and topics of the meetings:

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-05-19

by Placerville Newswire / May 20, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on May 19, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: PROHIB OWN/ETC AMMO/ETC + ENHANCEMENT, bail = $72,000...|  DUI ALCOHOL/DRUG W/PRIORS+ bail = $115,000...|  3x CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE...|  COMMIT MAIL THEFT \ GREEN VALLEY RD...|  POS CONCENTRATED CAN, POSS WEAPON AT SCHOO \ KOKI LN, EL DORADO...|  MISSOURI FLAT RD, DIAMOND SPRINGS, A JUVENILE SUSPECT ROBBED A STORE...

Liberal 9th Circuit Court Rules Against California and Defends the 2nd Amendment!

by Placerville Newswire / May 19, 2016 / comments

[by Tim Brown] In a surprise ruling by what is arguably the most liberal appeals court in the US, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the rights of Americans to not only sell guns, but to buy them as well.

 Teixeira v. County of Alameda  was the case before the court.

KRON reported on the background to the case.

The panel issued the ruling in a challenge by three business partners to an Alameda County law that requires gun stores in unincorporated areas to be at least 500 feet from a residential area.

Beating Aquatic Invasive Species At Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / May 19, 2016 / comments

[Joanne S. Marchetta]  Around the world, invasive species are notorious for their ability to out-compete native plants and animals. Once introduced to an area, they can spread out of control and fundamentally change both landscapes and ecologies, and then pose incredible challenges to manage or eradicate.
 

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