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El Dorado County DA Awarded Nearly 200k Grant For DUI Prosecution

El Dorado County DA Awarded Nearly 200k Grant For DUI Prosecution

Those arrested for DUI in El Dorado County, especially repeat offenders and those involved in fatal or injury crashes, can expect to face highly trained, specialized prosecutors, funded by a $195,677.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The grant to the El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office…

PG&E Extends Their Aerial Fire Spottage Operation

PG&E Extends Their Aerial Fire Spottage Operation

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) extended its daily aerial smoke detection patrols in portions of its service area an additional two weeks. PG&E launched the patrols in June to assist the U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response during the highest-fire…

Pair Of Charitable Community Events Upcoming

Pair Of Charitable Community Events Upcoming

Cal Fire will be conducting its annual Fill the Boot fundraiser on Brunswick Road and Sutton Way in Grass Valley and Magnolia and Combie Roads in Auburn from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The funds collected will support the Muscular Dystrophy Association, helping to free kids and adults from…

Placer County Officials Advise To Follow New Parking Restrictions

Placer County Officials Advise To Follow New Parking Restrictions

Winter parking restrictions around the greater North Lake Tahoe area are in effect until May 1, 2018. Parking along roadway shoulders during this time is prohibited. Compliance will help avoid damage to parked vehicles as well as snow removal equipment and, most importantly, will prevent delays to snow removal operations.…

Placer County Offers Redevelopment Opportunity in the Heart of Tahoe City

Placer County Offers Redevelopment Opportunity in the Heart of Tahoe City

Placer County is offering a rare opportunity to reinvent the Tahoe City firehouse properties, just steps away from Commons Beach in North Lake Tahoe. The county has released a request for information document inviting experienced mixed-use development firms and other interested parties to submit letters of interest for a long-term…

County Staff Assists Sonoma County in Fire Recovery Efforts

County Staff Assists Sonoma County in Fire Recovery Efforts

When small counties are confronted with a huge emergency, they can easily become overwhelmed. The recent fires in Northern California did just that and a call for help went out to all the other counties in the state. Placer County responded with staff to help with the emergency. About a…

Sacramento To Spend $44 Million Towards Homeless Prevention Program

Sacramento To Spend $44 Million Towards Homeless Prevention Program

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors approved $44 million to be spent over the next three years on a homeless prevention program that has been promoted heavily by Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg. Often, the main point of contact for many living on the streets comes inside hospital emergency rooms. With…

Caltrans Begins Project to Identify Hazardous Trees on Highway 174

Caltrans Begins Project to Identify Hazardous Trees on Highway 174

Caltrans is alerting property owners with property adjacent to Highway 174 between Colfax and Grass Valley of a Caltrans project to identify and mark dead and dying hazardous trees that could impact the safety of the traveling public and increase wildfire risk. Caltrans contractor Davey Resource Group’s certified arborists will…

Placer County Offers Rare Redevelopment Opportunity In the Heart of Tahoe City

Placer County Offers Rare Redevelopment Opportunity In the Heart of Tahoe City

Placer County is offering a rare opportunity to reinvent the Tahoe City firehouse properties, just steps away from Commons Beach in North Lake Tahoe. The county has released a request for information document inviting experienced mixed-use development firms and other interested parties to submit letters of interest for a long-term…

Meddlers Report For November 7th, 2017

Meddlers Report For November 7th, 2017

At this morning’s Meddlers meeting the normal opening presenter from the county, Supervisor Jenifer Montgomery, was missing in action. In Montgomery’s absence, the meeting centered on Auburn Mayor Matt Spokely and the various events and upcoming changes that the city is facing. The meeting started with a few minutes of…