Pierson’s chest-beating should be a wake-up call to the political class in El Dorado County, you could be next unless you do something about Pierson. Vern Pierson has turned on dozens of people during his reign of terror in El Dorado County. Vern Pierson’s chest-beating is also a fitting political epitath for himself, because when Pierson is brought to justice, he will fall far harder than Ray Nutting ever did.
Officer Scott Russell is not Forgotten by the Placerville Area CHP -- [New Fire] Police ask for help as Illegal Transient Camp Sparks Fire on Bike Trail -- El Dorado Hills 10-year-old nails hole-in-one -- Tahoe hospital board conducting conflict of interest investigation -- Emancipation Proclamation coming to Reno for 150th exhibit -- Dry wells at homes triggering government action -- Four-wheeling 'therapy' for wounded Iraq War vets -- 200 pounds of marijuana discovered during traffic stop in Calaveras County -- & much more
The Department and community members remember the sacrifice made by Officer Russell when he was killed in the line of duty in Shingle Springs. Part of the oath each CHP Officer swears to... "and if necessary, lay down my life rather than swerve from the path of duty."
Rick Ogden, left, and his wife Colleen O'Key, who lost their home in the Sand Fire, accept some cookies from neighbors whose homes were spared at the evacuation center in Shingle Springs, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014, 2014.
"What was clear was that I was not in NV any more. Tall trees and raw granite were the major sights now Easy to see how this mountains area attracted the attention of the likes of John Muir and Ansel Adams."
By reading selected letters, displaying vintage family photographs, and using her own captivating storytelling ability, Mary Jo will introduce audiences to the daily thoughts and activities of the intrepid Phillips clan and chronicle how they combined their entrepreneurial skills and hospitable instincts to build prominent resorts in the Lake Tahoe region at Phillips Station, Rubicon Springs and Meeks Bay
Lake Tahoe, renowned for over 300 days of sunshine and surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains, may just be one of the best places in the world to take a summer vacation. With so much natural beauty and so many ways to do, see, and relax, there are nearly endless possibilities for how to spend your time around the lake.
Last year, Adam Britton began offering to take other wounded veterans four-wheeling. He pays the way. and hopes others will go along to experience will help them cope with the physical and mental scars they brought back from Iraq.
The fire was located just south of the bike path, west of Schnell School Rd and grew rapidly in the dry, dense vegetation. As a precaution, several residences in the immediate vicinity were evacuated for a brief period of time. Police will be stepping up patrols along the trail and are reminding citizens living in the area and those utilizing the trail to report any suspicious activities and illegal camps observed in the area.