Land Use and Marijuana: How We Got Here

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Victor Ponto & Marc Tran – Best Best & Krieger.]

Fish Advisory for Jenkinson Lake Offers Safe Eating Advice for Rainbow Trout

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Sam Delson, OEHHA]

SACRAMENTO – A new state fish advisory issued today provides safe eating advice for three species of fish from El Dorado County’s Jenkinson Lake, also known as Sly Park Lake.

The California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) developed its recommendations based on the levels of mercury measured in fish from Jenkinson Lake, which is located a few miles south of Pollock Pines.

EDH could get Second Safeway

[Sacramento Business Journal]

Commercial developer Donahue Schriber is proposing a new shopping center in the Serrano development in El Dorado Hills. 

The center, on the southeast corner of Serrano Parkway/Sienna Ridge Road and Bass Lake Road, would be anchored by a Safeway......




El Dorado Hills firm Uses New Online Public Offering to Seek Investors

[Cathie Anderson, Sacramento Bee]

Looking to fund its continued expansion, El Dorado Hills’ Slide Belts is using a new crowdfunding campaign to raise $150,000 to $1 million in capital from investors through an online public offering.

The company alerted customers to its offering Wednesday, and already, it has raised more than $168,000 from 104 investors. There are 85 days left for this crowdfunding effort. The minimum investment is $250; the maximum, $100,000.

Company founders Brig and Michelle Taylor declined to comment for this article, saying that they were exercising an abundance of caution in light of complex government rules governing what they can say...




Congressman McClintock -- Ben Franklin’s Wisdom

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 06, 2017 / comments

[Congressman Tom McClintock]

McClintock delivered the following remarks on the House floor:

Mr. Speaker:

Congress is fundamentally a deliberative institution.  Deliberations take time and they’re often messy – in fact, the bigger the issue, the messier the deliberations.  The designers of our Constitution wanted a great, big, ugly debate whenever a decision was being made.  They wanted the subject to be held up to every conceivable light and for every voice in the country to be heard.