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Gather Around the Bonfire with Santa, Chili'n Cornbread & S'mores

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 08, 2017 / comments

[El Dorado County Farm Trails]

Come and enjoy some time by the bonfire with Santa. It is a great opportunity to snap some Christmas card photos. Chili & cornbread lunch available and of course s'more fixings to roast at the bonfire. Avoid the crowds and Choose and Cut your Christmas Tree. Holiday pies will be baking or you can take home a frozen one to bake on Thanksgiving.

-- Presented By Harris Tree Farm, Nov 18, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm --

Event Details

When: Nov 18, 2017 – 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Veterans Day 2017 Remembrance

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 08, 2017 / comments

[Richard W. Buchanan NC USMC, Gregory AM Etzel AFC USAF - Founders, EDC Veterans Monument  Photo courtesy of John Riley]
 
One of the last American WW11 Aces, Commander Willis E. (Bill) Hardy Navy Cross, friend and mate to many of the EDC Veterans Monument Founders recently past at 97. Flying an early Hell-Cat the Naval aviator attach to VF-17 "Jolly Rogers" shot down five kamikaze pilots on April 6, 1945 making him an “ace in a day.”

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-7-17

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 08, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of November 7, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

BARON BACCHI
JN1705623    BARON    EDWARD    BACCHI    M
PV    20171107    INCUSTODY    46    EDSO
1203.2(A)    M    VIOL OF PROBATION    
422(A)    M    THRTN CRIME:INT:TERRORIZE    

Rain, Wind and Mountain Snow Wednesday into Friday

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 07, 2017 / comments

[National Weather Service Sacramento CA]

Special Weather Statement:
A storm system will move into the region Wednesday and linger into Friday. Snow levels will initially be high with this event but may at times fluctuate near major pass levels Thursday into Friday.

Impacts:
Slick roads can be expected with the potential for localized flooding from leaf-clogged drains.

Motorists traveling into the mountains Thursday into Friday should be prepared for winter weather conditions.

Burn Ban Ended in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 07, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Effective today the burn permit suspension in El Dorado county has been lifted.

Residents wishing to burn MUST verify it is a permissive burn day prior to burning. El Dorado County (530) 621-5897.

Effective today the burn permit suspension in Amador, El Dorado, Sacramento and Alpine counties has been lifted.

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