South Lake Tahoe Tree Removal Permits

[Tracy Sheldon]

Do you know who to contact is you want a tree removed from your property? 

Within the Lake Tahoe Basin, there are several fire agencies to assist with tree removal permits. Please refer to the linked chart as to who to call to request a tree removal permit.

For properties located within the City of South Lake Tahoe, call TRPA at (775) 588-4547. Fee is $53 

For properties located within the County, call Lake Valley Fire Protection District at (530) 577-2447. Fee is $75 



Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-13-18

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 14, 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 13, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

PV    20180413    RELEASED    61    E
647(F)    M    DISORD CONDUCT:UI/DRUG    $500.00
1203.2(A)    M    VIOL OF PROBATION    $2,000.00

Baby formula mix-up prompts El Dorado Hills family to warn others

[Tom Miller, KCRA Sacramento]

An El Dorado Hills family said baby formula they ordered online from wasn’t baby formula at all, but rather a different mystery substance.

However, the parents didn’t realize the mistake until the baby already ate it.

Radhika Rishi and her husband, Ram Kumar, ordered Earth’s Best Organic Infant Formula online, but they were at work when it arrived.

Instead, their 7-month-old baby’s grandparents opened the package and fed the baby.

When the parents returned from work, they realized their baby had eaten  ...



Transportation district considers cuts to Tahoe ski shuttles

[Claire Cudahy, Tahoe Daily Tribune]

Understaffing and funding are just two of the reasons that Tahoe Transportation District is facing major cuts to its bus services — including the possible reduction of four winter shuttle routes to Heavenly Mountain Resort.

At Friday's Tahoe Transportation District meeting, staff explained to the board of directors how difficulty retaining a full workforce, an aging fleet and a reduction in federal grants necessitates cuts to the district's transit system.

"Less support for transit is coming from our states and federal government, at the same time they are imposing ...



Pony Express Trail tree removal done TEN days ahead of schedule

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 13, 2018 / comments

[Don Ashton, El Dorado County CAO]
Remember the notice of closure to Pony Express Trail from Ap. 9-27th? Well, the County's Contractor was able to successfully fall and remove 42 trees on Pony Express Trail that had been identified for removal for the Tree Mortality Phase III Project by 11:00 am this morning!

The roadway has been re-opened to thru traffic.