K9 Tara Retiring from SLTPD on May 17th

by Placerville Newswire / May 06, 2018 / comments

[South Lake Tahoe Police Canine Association K9 Tara with Sergeant Jason Cheney]

The South Lake Tahoe Police Canine Association has announced that K9 Tara, who’s handler is Sergeant Jason Cheney, will be retiring at the May 17th South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) Annual Awards Ceremony. Tara turned 10-years-old in March 2018. 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-5-18

by Placerville Newswire / May 06, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of May 5, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount

EDGAR    KENNETH    BAKKEN    M
LT    20180505    RELEASED    48    S
243(E)(1)    M    BAT:SPOUSE/EX SP/DATE/ETC    $7,500.00

Younger lawmakers ignite new push for term limits

by Placerville Newswire / May 05, 2018 / comments

[MELANIE ZANONA]

Freshman lawmakers have revived the push for congressional term limits, hoping to spark action on a long-stalled idea on Capitol Hill. 

A bipartisan group of young members, led by rising GOP star and freshman Rep. Mike Gallagher (Wis.), took the cause directly to the president during a White House meeting last week, where they received President Trump’s full-throated endorsement. 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-4-18

by Placerville Newswire / May 05, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of May 4, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status    Age
First Charge    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount

DAVID    LELAND    AGAN    M
PV    20180504    RELEASED    56    E
11377(A)    M    POSSESS CNTL SUB    $2,500.00

El Dorado High School Drama Teacher to Receive 2018 Normadene Carpenter Award

by Placerville Newswire / May 05, 2018 / comments

[Caitlin Thompson. Img: Paul Tomei]

Placerville, CA - On Thursday, June 7, in the lovely setting of Boeger Winery, El Dorado Arts Council will present its annual award recognizing extraordinary commitment to culture and creativity. For 2018, the Arts Council will present this award to educator Paul Tomei.

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