Patricia Horn new Principal of Sierra School

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2017 / comments

[Dina Gentry]

El Dorado Transit Closed for Thanksgiving

[Crystal Lyman, El Dorado Transit]
Placerville, CA, November 14, 2017– El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. 

El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed.

Normal service will resume on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
For more information please call El Dorado Transit at (530) 642-5383 or visit our website at


Barton Hospital is One of Four designated Level III trauma centers in California

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2017 / comments

[Cate Neal, RN]

Barton Hospital is one of four designated Level III trauma centers in California, and the only trauma center in the Lake Tahoe, Truckee, and Carson Valley regions. Below are six ways this designation strengthens health care in South Tahoe.

1. Trauma care starts when the paramedics arrive. Unlike other hospital facilities, trauma team members (emergency medicine physicians, surgeons, nurses, and lab and x-ray technicians) and facilities (operating rooms and life support equipment) are available 24-hours a day. 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-16-17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 17, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of November 16, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1705780    NORELLA    LEA    ARCHER    F
PV    20171116    RELEASED    41    PCHP
23152(F)    M    DUI ANY DRUG    $5,000.00
11377(A)    M    POSSESS CNTL SUB    $2,500.00

Valhalla Holiday Faire celebrates the season

[Tahoe Daily Tribune]

Over 30 vendors will fill the Grand Hall for Valhalla Tahoe's 22nd annual Holiday Faire.

Celebrate the near peak of holiday season with the 22nd annual Valhalla Holiday Faire, which returns to South Shore Friday through Sunday, Nov. 17-19.

The event, hosted by Valhalla Tahoe — the local nonprofit that aids the U.S. Forest Service in restoring the Tallac Historic Site estates and produces the yearly Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival — is held in the Grand Hall just past Camp Richardson Resort.

"The rustic estate, with its massive stone fireplace and open beamed ceiling, was built in the 1920s. It is a magical setting for any event," states a press release from Valhalla Tahoe.

Featuring holiday music and 30 local vendors and artisans ...