SLT Mayor's Conversation is about Cannabis retails sales

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 15, 2018 / comments


Join Mayor Wendy David for the April “Let’s Have a Conversation” and special guests and we’ll be talking about the retails sales of cannabis within the City of South Lake Tahoe. Join her on Wednesday, April 25th at 9am at the Senior Center located at 3050 Lake Tahoe Blvd.

City Hosts "Let's Have a Conversation with the Mayor:
Topic: Cannabis
April 25th, 9am

CHP rescues Napa hiker after 30-foot fall from rock formation in Kyburz

[EMILY ZENTNER, Sacramento Bee. The CHP - Valley Division Air Operations team rescued a 52-year-old Napa resident who fell 30-feet during a hike in Kyburz on Friday. CHP - Valley Division Air Operations via Facebook]

California Highway Patrol rescuers hoisted a hiker out of a remote location in Kyburz, Calif., after the hiker fell 30 feet from a rock formation and caught the episode on camera..

The hiker, a 52-year-old Napa resident, was rescued by a CHP helicopter and sustained major injuries in the fall on Friday, according to a CHP Facebook post.

The hiker was initially found and treated by CAL FIRE and El Dorado County Fire Protection District personnel as they prepared him for helicopter extraction. The CHP Valley Division Air Operations team used the opportunity to highlight the importance of this teamwork in their Facebook post about the incident. ...



Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-14-18

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 15, 2018 / comments


President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.  Sexual Assaults will be highlighted in Purple this month.  

The following people are on the arrest log of April 14, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Study: Tahoe's Airbnb law raking in cash from $2000 parking tickets

[Mike Moffitt, SFG]

South Lake Tahoe's harsh new vacation home rental law was intended to crack down on the late night partying, noise disturbances and bad behavior that is supposedly plaguing the city's residential neighborhoods.

Instead, it's mainly been used to hand out $1,000 parking tickets to mostly respectful visitors for what are often trivial offenses, according to a new Reno Gazette Journal investigation. 

The Gazette Journal looked at complaints filed against nearly 200 properties between Dec. 22 — when the ordinance took effect — and late March. It found that a little more than half of all the complaints made by callers were about parking. Sixty percent of all citations given were for parking violations, resulting in $90,000 in ...



CA ‘rape kit’ backlog under fire

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 14, 2018 / comments


Thousands of  California women who said they were raped gave details of their assaults to investigators and provided critical data in “rape kits” — DNA, wounds, semen, hair, fibers — to identify their attackers.

But many of the rape kits were not examined in a timely way, caught in a months-long backlog that has angered some lawmakers and women’s groups.