El Dorado County Local News: Local Governments


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02/19/2024
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On Feb. 13, the South Lake Tahoe City Council approved commencing negotiations with El Dorado County to create a joint entity overseeing south shore microtransit.

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02/19/2024
District 1 supervisor candidates Linda Campbell, Greg Ferrero and Margaret Fortune are all eyeing for the seat currently held by John Hidahl, who represents almost all of El Dorado Hills.

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02/18/2024
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The California Department of Parks and Recreation has developed a five-year strategic plan to shape the direction of the state park system and its many recreational and conservation programs.

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02/16/2024
Image for display with article titled California State Parks to Close Main Trails to Burney Falls for 2024 Season

California State Parks announced the temporary closure of the main trails to the falls at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park beginning on April 1 and through summer season or fall.

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02/15/2024
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Most of South Lake Tahoe’s water and sewer systems were built in the 1950s and 1960s. Additional investments are needed to avoid costly emergency projects.

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02/15/2024
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Palladio, one of Folsom’s premier shopping and dining destinations, announced that since the pandemic, occupancy has increased by over 10%.

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02/15/2024
As sandwich board signs proliferate along Main Street and impinge on space along narrower-than-normal sidewalks, the Placerville City Council discussed what the city could do to cut down on the clutter.

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02/15/2024
The Placer, Amador and El Dorado and Georgetown Divide resource conservation districts are administering $4 million in state grants to fund the Healthy Soils Program for agricultural producers in the Central Sierra.

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02/15/2024
For the first time in decades, California is tightening its rules on workplace exposure to lead, a poisonous metal that can wreak havoc throughout the body.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.

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02/14/2024
El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor George Turnboo is looking to keep his seat this election cycle and is challenged by Chris Cockrell and Kevin McCarty.

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02/14/2024
California electric vehicle sales dropped significantly in the last half of 2023, raising questions about the state’s ability to phase out gas-powered cars.

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02/13/2024
Nearly 2 million Medi-Cal enrollees can now accumulate savings and property without limitations and still qualify for the state's health insurance program for low-income residents.

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02/09/2024
Image for display with article titled South Tahoe Food Waste Program Open

The South Tahoe Refuse program has been underway for just under a week at the new buyback station. STR’s residential customers can now drop off food waste scraps for free Tuesday–Saturday.

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02/08/2024
The new top Democrat in the state Senate announces his leadership team and new committee chairpersons. He rewarded some allies, and filled five of seven leadership posts with women or legislators of color.

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02/07/2024
Image for display with article titled Douglas County Clerk: VHR Petition Fails Certification

A petition to alter Douglas County's vacation home rental ordinance to ban rentals in residential zoning and allow them in neighborhood commercial zoning has been denied by the Douglas County Clerk-Treasurer’s Office.

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02/07/2024
California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta announced consumer tools to help tenants and landlords understand how much rent can rise under a state law.

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02/07/2024
A study in the latest issue of Nature Communications helps explain why there is more unconscious, or implicit, racial bias in some cities than others.

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02/07/2024
Ten conservation groups filed an intent to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for its failure to list western wolves under the Endangered Species Act.

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02/06/2024
California voters this spring are considering a $6.4 billion bond to house people with serious mental health conditions. A similar 2018 ballot measure offers lessons about the obstacles that stand in the way of construction.
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