Offspring of Drought Survivors - Future Tahoe Forest?

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2019 / comments

[Kat Kerlin / UC Davis, Sugar Pine seedlings were at a lathe house at the UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station before being planted in the forest.]

Sugar Pine seedlings were at a lathe house at the UC Davis Tahoe City Field Station before being planted in the forest.

California’s drought and bark-beetle infestation killed more than 129 million trees between 2012 and 2016 in the Sierra Nevada. But amid the devastation stood some survivors.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-16-19

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2019 / comments

Note: Arrests are made based upon probable cause. All are entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Placerville Businesses Rebound After PG&E Power Shutoffs

[CBS Sacramento]

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — Placerville had busy sidewalks Saturday as customers helped small businesses left powerless during the recent PG&E ...

This weekend’s special shopping sale to help Placerville retailers rebound was a big help to her bottom line...

The bustling streets were in stark contrast to the dark and deserted storefronts during the power shutdowns...


November 16, 2019 at 11:04 pm


Veterans In California Will Be Able To Adopt Animals For Free Starting In 2020

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2019 / comments

(By Julie Ledoux - Connecting Vets)

California veterans won’t have to pay adoption fees when they take a “furever” friend home from an animal shelter next year.

Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed Senate Bill 245, which calls on animal shelters throughout the state to waive pet adoption fees for military veterans.

South Tahoe man files temporary injunction and puts cannabis permit process on hold

South Tahoe Now, Paula Peterson

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - There is another delay in cannabis businesses being able to move forward in South Lake Tahoe.

Local business owner John Runnels filed a temporary injunction against the City of South Lake Tahoe, the City Council and the Development Services Director Kevin Fabino in Superior Court in Sacramento Friday afternoon. That action has put a temporary halt to all cannabis-related permits being processed in the city until a December 20 court date.

Through his attorney, former candidate for California Attorney General and retired judge Steven Bailey, Runnels filed the court documents to "cease to process applications for cannabis development permits including but not limited to issuing permits, reports or taking other actions that in furtherance of the issuance of development permit for cannabis development permits."

Runnels was unsuccessful in his bid for one of the three retail sale licenses awarded by the City of South Lake Tahoe in June. After a cannabis ordinance was created and criteria for applications developed, the City received 21 applications for adult-use cannabis business, 18 of which were for retail sales, two for microbusiness and one for cultivation: ...