EDC News Roundup - July 21 2014
Grand Jury Foreman Notifies Supervisors of Mountain Democrat's Inaccuracies [Part one]
The old adage "Where there is smoke....." certainly fits the current county toxic operational and moral climate. No matter how much denial there is from certain elected officials that a problem doesn't exist, there is way too much "smoke" to believe otherwise.
Placerville Police Chief Scott Heller Welcomes a New Officer
Placerville Police Department
Officer Isabel Zacarias is welcomed by Placerville Police Chief Scott Heller.
Elderly Woman killed in Hwy 50 crash between El Dorado Hills Blvd & Bass Lake rd
Placerville man driving 2000 Toyota Tacoma rear-ends 2014 Honda Civic killing an elderly woman.
New County Animal Control Large Animal Barn funded by private charities
People For Animal Welfare In El Dorado
PAWED has been able to fund the livestock barn and provide a few equipment items for the barn, as well.
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EDH community unites to patch up historic barn
Mike Roberts | Mtn Democrate
THANKS TO THE fundraising and hard work of local, civic-minded community members, the Tong Barn visible from Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills on the old Clarksville town site is having its roof patched.
Jeepers expo Wednesday in Georgetown
Dawn Hodson | Mtn Democrate
Georgetown is the place to be this Wednesday, July 23, as the Jeepers Jamboree Vendor Show & Outdoor Expo transforms Main Street into an outdoor and off-roaders paradise.
West Nile virus found in El Dorado Hills area
Tahoe Daily Tribune
West Nile virus has been found in a Western scrub jay in the El Dorado Hills area. The bird was found on July 1. The virus was confirmed on July 11. There have been no human cases of West Nile virus in El Dorado County in 2014
Get your Local Fruit Seeds in El Dorado County
Find locally sourced Fruit Seeds and more at local farms in Placerville today
Johnson out as D’back football coach
Mike Bush | Mtn Democrate
Dave Johnson, who has taught physical education and ran the Diamondbacks’ grid program since Union Mine’s inception at the start of the 1999-2000 school year, is no longer running the program...
Sierra Ridge: Full circle for principal
Wendy Schultz | Mtn Democrate
Education was the last career field 18-year-old Kim Little planned to enter. The El Dorado High School graduate didn’t know what she wanted to do, ...
Powerless Sunday in Tahoe as Lightning Clears the Golf Course
Lake Tahoe News
Sunday takes on new meaning as the Sun sets on Sunday with most of the power out in the area. [Sunday]8:20 PM UPDATE:According to Liberty Energy, they are slowly getting power back on, starting up the grid with Glenbrook. It may take a few more hours to get the whole South Shore back up and running.
Livestock-killing black bear euthanized
Lake tahoe News
A 6-year-old male black bear was put down Friday by Nevada Department of Wildlife officials becuase it had killed livestock in Genoa.
Tahoe wildlife center packed with orphaned bear cubs
The Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care center is packed with orphaned bear cubs right now; the most they've ever had this early in the summer. Why there are suddenly so many is a mystery.
Make a Civic project out of a squirrel pre-release cage on your property
Sierra Wildlife Rescue
Out of over 1,200 animals received each year for rehab, we take in more squirrels than any other mammal.
Could wine-making get big in Northern Nevada?
Ray Hagar, RGJ
A little-known Nevada law is stopping Washoe County and Clark County from establishing a potentially huge industry in Nevada.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Open at Lake Tahoe
"We are thrilled to bring a world-class brand to South Lake Tahoe, one that is sure to bring new energy and excitement to South Lake Tahoe's ...
Breakout to the El Dorado Wine Region!
Sacramento Entertainment & Events in Sacramento
Celebrate your running accomplishment by escaping to the El Dorado County wine region for an afternoon sampling wine from 3-4 local wineries.
Government & Politics
City Hall and City Offices now open each Friday
Opinion: Prada belongs in Berkeley
Well, along comes Willie Brown Prada with his Berkeley ideas of how government agencies should be run.
Western Region meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities at Lake Tahoe
We are action-oriented and want to have something we are working on before our winter meeting in Washington, D.C. We decided to get behind "fire" and push it hard as soon as we can.
Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand
RANDAL O'TOOLE, CTO
The real question is: Just why should regional planning agencies ..., have anything to do with determining future housing supplies anyway? These agencies were created to hand out federal transportation and low-income housing grants to cities in each region, not to dictate housing choices to a region’s middle-class residents.
California delegation to get a taste of Stillwater
A delegation of 24 elected officials from Folsom, Calif., and El Dorado County, Calif., will be touring downtown Stillwater on Friday to learn about the ...
EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2014-07-18
Notable Incidents; UNKNOWN SUSPECT ENTERED THE VICTIM'S UNLOCKED VEHICLE AND STOLE TWO HANDGUNS. Also - DEPUTIES WERE DISPATCHED TO A LOUD NOISE COMPLAINT. AFTER CONTACTING THE PROPERTY OWNERS, DEPUTIES DISCOVERED A MARIJUANA GROW ON THE PROPERTY CLOSE TO THE RESIDENCE. THE PROPERTY OWNER WAS ARRESTED FOR CULTIVATING MARIJUANA DUE TO THE FACT THAT HE COULD NOT PROVIDE A VALID RECOMMENDATION.
EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2014-07-19
Notable Incidents; Car Jacking-like assault in Cameron Park reported. PARKED AT A RED LIGHT [Meder Rd] WHEN AN UNKNOWN SUSPECT STRUCK HIM IN THE FACE WITH A FIREARM AND DRAGGED HIM OUT OF HIS VEHICLE. THE VICTIM HIT HIS HEAD ON THE GROUND AND WAS KNOCKED OUT. UPON AWAKING HIS WALLET WAS MISSING. HE DROVE HIMSELF TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE A REPORT WAS GENERATED. Aslo: A SUBJECT TURNED IN A FOUND GPS ANKLE BRACELET.
3 arrested for alleged arson, graffiti at Incline Village
Three people were arrested in connection with the arson of a business in Incline Village, officials said Friday.
Week's Event Details here: http://eventsreport.com/calendar/2014-W30
Arthur J. Funston, Feb. 7, 1927 — July 14, 2014
Douglas J. Beam, Nov. 9, 1935 — July 13, 2014
Kathryn Noreen Nolan, Sept. 27, 1925 — July 9, 2014
Jerry Grant Young Jr., May 26, 1946 — June 30, 2014
Thomas Christopher Carmen
January 23, 1970 - July 19, 2014
Jean Marie Hubbard
April 19, 1930 - July 8, 2014
March 4, 1946 - July 18, 2014
John Joseph Salb
June 14, 1929 - July 18, 2014
RICHARD "DICK" COURSE
October 20, 2014 - July 17, 2014
H. Neil Robey
May 19, 1922 - July 17, 2014
LORRAINE M. PETERSON
September 14, 1923 - July 16, 2014
January 5, 1931 - July 15, 2014
November 10, 1981 - July 14, 2014
Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
High Temperature: 88 °F
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