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City of Placerville Planning Commissioner Replacement Wanted

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 18, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The City Council is looking to fill one unexpired term ending March 1, 2019. 

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

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 18, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of July 17, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

CHELSEA ANDERSON
JN1703502    CHELSEA    ANN    ANDERSON    F
Location -- Yr.Mo.Day -- Hold -- Age -- Arested By
PV    20170717    RELEASED    29    EDSO
Code -- Type  -  Desc. --  Bail
647(F)    M    DISORD CONDUCT:ALCOHOL    $500.00

Mutton Bustin July 23 - Sign-up Now

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 17, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Mutton busting is an event held at rodeos similar to bull riding or bronc riding, in which children ride or race sheep.  

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

Armed and Dangerous Alert Issued by Sheriff

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 17, 2017 / comments

[X572, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]
 
The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is looking for Tristan Matthias Roberts, for attempted Robbery. 

He is armed with a handgun and should be considered dangerous. 

Roberts is a white male adult, 25 years old, 6 foot 1 inch tall, approximately 190 pounds with brown hair and eyes. 

He was last seen 
wearing black pants and no shirt,
driving a white 2001 Ford step side pick-up, California 61446C2, 
fleeing the area of Pleasant Valley Road between Cedar Ravine Rd. and Hanks Exchange. 

Part Two - How El Dorado County’s Elected Officials Bonus Scheme Works

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 17, 2017 / comments

[By Dan Dellinger]

    In Part One, we explored the history of how a small cabal of scheming politicians exploited an innocent sounding solution to a former County problem to greatly enrich themselves at public expense. We also revealed that since 1994 participants in this scheme have successfully cheated voters out of several million dollars by deceptively taking non-performance bonuses.

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