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Lake Tahoe News
EDC faces lawsuit over general plan/zoning updateBy Joann Eisenbrandt PLACERVILLE – Rural Communities United, an El Dorado Coun
EDC faces lawsuit over general plan/zoning update
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 19 hours ago
By Joann Eisenbrandt PLACERVILLE – Rural Communities United, an El Dorado County unincorporated citizens group, filed a lawsuit Jan. 13 in El Dorado County Superior Court asking the court to void the Board of Supervisors’ Dec. 15 approval of the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Social Security Building Evacuated in PlacervillePLACERVILLE — A government building in Placerville was evacuated and a hazmat
Social Security Building Evacuated in Placerville
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
PLACERVILLE — A government building in Placerville was evacuated and a hazmat unit called in on Thursday afternoon. This happened at the social security office on Missouri Flat Road. Some kind of odor was reportedly coming out of the vents. One... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Complaints of illness prompt evacuation of El Dorado County Social Security officeA Placerville-area Social Security office was evacuated Thursday afternoon afte
Complaints of illness prompt evacuation of El Dorado County Social Security office
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
A Placerville-area Social Security office was evacuated Thursday afternoon after people inside reported experiencing breathing difficulties and dizziness. Lt. Jim Byers of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said a hazardous materials... Read more
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The Columbian
Newly ID’d tarantula named ‘Johnny Cash’SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” brought the California
Newly ID’d tarantula named ‘Johnny Cash’
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” brought the California city and prison national notoriety, and now a newly identified species of tarantula inhabiting the Folsom area bears the singer’s name. The “Johnny Cash” tarantula, or... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
El Dorado County man suspected of setting girlfriend on fireA Northern California man was arrested last week after he doused his girlfriend
El Dorado County man suspected of setting girlfriend on fire
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
A Northern California man was arrested last week after he doused his girlfriend in gasoline and set her on fire, officials announced Monday. El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Curtis Menezes, 28, of Cameron Park, on suspicion of assault... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
Cameron Park man accused of setting girlfriend on fireA Cameron Park man was arrested after he set his girlfriend on fire, El Dorado
Cameron Park man accused of setting girlfriend on fire
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
A Cameron Park man was arrested after he set his girlfriend on fire, El Dorado County sheriff's deputies said Tuesday. Deputies received a call late Thursday evening of a woman screaming in the 2700 block of La Crescenta Drive in Cameron... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Newly identified tarantula inhabiting Folsom area named for Johnny CashJohnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” brought the city and prison national notori
Newly identified tarantula inhabiting Folsom area named for Johnny Cash
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues” brought the city and prison national notoriety, and now a newly identified species of tarantula inhabiting the Folsom area bears the singer’s name. The “Johnny Cash” tarantula, or Aphonopelma johnnycashi, is one... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
USFS to discuss off-highway vehicle grantsThe Eldorado National Forest is developing preliminary applications to the Off
USFS to discuss off-highway vehicle grants
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 9 days ago
The Eldorado National Forest is developing preliminary applications to the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division, which includes a strong emphasis on trail maintenance and repair, law enforcement across the four ranger districts, printing and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
EDC supes hope strategic plan is guiding lightBy Joann Eisenbrandt PLACERVILLE – Accountability. Integrity. Service excellen
EDC supes hope strategic plan is guiding light
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 9 days ago
By Joann Eisenbrandt PLACERVILLE – Accountability. Integrity. Service excellence. Collaboration. These are the four organization core values that form the foundation of the three-year strategic plan El Dorado County is in the process of... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Concern Over Contaminated Water Along Trail in PlacervillePLACERVILLE -- Bicyclists, joggers and those walking their dogs use the El Dor
Concern Over Contaminated Water Along Trail in Placerville
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 9 days ago
PLACERVILLE -- Bicyclists, joggers and those walking their dogs use the El Dorado County Trail in Placerville daily. But now warning signs and caution tape block areas just off the trail because county health officials say high alkaline levels have... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Used U.S. Forest Service vehicles offered to highest bidder in online auctionThe public will have an opportunity to purchase used government vehicles from s
Used U.S. Forest Service vehicles offered to highest bidder in online auction
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
The public will have an opportunity to purchase used government vehicles from several national forests through the annual Used Vehicle and Equipment Auction to take place online Feb. 1-8. Twenty-three items, including pickup trucks, SUVs, crew... Read more
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KTVN Reno
2 suspects flee into woods turning pursuit into rescuePLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a police pursuit of two men turned i
2 suspects flee into woods turning pursuit into rescue
KTVN Reno / Posted 19 days ago
PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a police pursuit of two men turned into a rescue mission after the men fled into a wooded area of El Dorado County and later called 911 for help, saying they were freezing. The Sacramento Bee reports... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California building industry leader: Home construction making steady comebackThe homebuilding business lured 41-year-old Joseph Killinger from a good job wi
California building industry leader: Home construction making steady comeback
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
The homebuilding business lured 41-year-old Joseph Killinger from a good job with defense contractor Raytheon about 18 years ago, but he is painfully aware that it doesn’t hold quite the same appeal after the sharp, sudden and prolonged job losses... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Wal-Mart must rehire 16 workers fired for striking, labor board rulesThe National Labor Relations Board ruled that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. retaliated a
Wal-Mart must rehire 16 workers fired for striking, labor board rules
Los Angeles Times / Posted 22 days ago
The National Labor Relations Board ruled that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. retaliated against workers for participating in strikes and must rehire 16 former employees, including seven in California. The retail giant was also ordered to give these employees... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Stolen vehicle leads to arrest of suspect in area thefts, robberiesA report of a stolen vehicle at Red Hawk Casino led to the arrest of a Sacramen
Stolen vehicle leads to arrest of suspect in area thefts, robberies
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
A report of a stolen vehicle at Red Hawk Casino led to the arrest of a Sacramento man who authorities say is a suspect in several thefts and strong-arm robberies. About 4:22 p.m. Monday, officers with the California Highway Patrol’s Placerville... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Cons & IconsForensic scientists are fascinating fictional characters. Sherlock Holmes, for
Cons & Icons
The Source Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
Forensic scientists are fascinating fictional characters. Sherlock Holmes, for example, was the first to use fingerprint evidence in 1890, 11 years before Scotland Yard. Artist Jennifer Hannaford is a forensic fingerprint examiner and the real life... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
Roller Derby: Hellions on wheels“Atreyu” (left) is among the Redwood Rollers’ jammers and attempts to sidestep
Roller Derby: Hellions on wheels
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted 25 days ago
“Atreyu” (left) is among the Redwood Rollers’ jammers and attempts to sidestep blockers “Poisin Candie” (center) and “McNasty” (right) as they practice for their first game. Diover Duario — The Times-Standard EUREKA >> A few weeks before Savannah... Read more
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Petluma360.com
VIDEO: Home brew launch party at Petaluma’s Taps Beer lovers gathered at Taps in Petaluma on Saturday for the release of Mojo
VIDEO: Home brew launch party at Petaluma’s Taps
Petluma360.com / Posted 26 days ago
Beer lovers gathered at Taps in Petaluma on Saturday for the release of Mojo Milk Chocolate Stout, the Sonoma County Home Brewers Competition-winning concoction brewed by Joe Monostori and Jeremiah... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
RIPON’S SMITH secondSACRAMENTO – Ripon’s Tristan Smith battled his way to the 285-pound championshi
RIPON’S SMITH second
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO – Ripon’s Tristan Smith battled his way to the 285-pound championship bout Saturday against Nic Iversen of Ukiah and lost 6-1 in the Tim Brown Invitational at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Smith had problems dealing with the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento region is more than just its urban coreJessica Kriegel is right that Sacramento is a great place to live (“A big-city
Sacramento region is more than just its urban core
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
Jessica Kriegel is right that Sacramento is a great place to live (“A big-city transplant warms up to River City,” Forum, Jan. 10). Also that its virtues are not widely recognized, especially by Sacramentans. However, even her rosy assessment... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
In Yosemite, name changes blasted as ‘absurd’ and ‘obscene’YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — The spectacular view of snow-capped El Capitan and Hal
In Yosemite, name changes blasted as ‘absurd’ and ‘obscene’
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — The spectacular view of snow-capped El Capitan and Half Dome glimmering from behind a shroud of mist elicited gasps, but not even mind-altering beauty was enough to lift the wounded spirits in Yosemite Valley. “It’s... Read more
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KCRA 3 Sacramento
El Dorado County authorities search for home burglarThe El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help in fin
El Dorado County authorities search for home burglar
KCRA 3 Sacramento / Posted 30 days ago
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's help in finding a woman in connection to a series of house burglaries in the Placerville area, deputies said. Authorities said Elizabeth Millstine, 32, also has an outstanding... Read more

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