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Westbound Highway 50 Collapsing Near Bridal Veil Falls

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 21, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

DOT UPDATE: Steve Nelson

Date: February 21, 2017

EL DORADO COUNTY – Caltrans is advising motorists to expect delays on U.S. Highway 50 in El Dorado County due to the deterioration of the westbound lanes.  

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-20-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 21, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 20, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

CARRERA, SAUL ISIDRO
Age: 37, Sex: M
BN: JN1700820
Facility: LT, Agency: TCHP
Status: RELEASED
Crime 1: MISDEMEANOR 23152(A)/23152(B) DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS Bail: $10,000.00

High Wind Warning Flood Warning

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

URGENT - High Wind Warning
 @ 330 AM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 4 AM PST TUESDAY...

* TIMING...Strongest winds tonight.

* WINDS...Gusts 55 to 65 mph possible.

* IMPACTS...Downed trees, blowing debris, and widespread,
  potentially long-lasting power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more that can lead to property damage.

EDCOE Child Development Programs Educate Generations

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments

[Dina Gentry]

The El Dorado County Office of Education’s (EDCOE) Child Development Programs provide high-quality, early child care to students in El Dorado County generation after generation. Head Start Teacher, Sandee Bangs, and Classroom Assistant II, Sandy Maggard, have worked in the program located at Schnell School for decades and have become part of their students’ families. “Past students return to our preschool program with their children, and one of the parents even honored us by naming her little girl Sandra” said Sandee.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-19-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 19, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

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