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Placerville Speedway Hires New Track Announcer

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Placerville Speedway is pleased to announce the hiring of Rio Linda’s Brad Kennedy as the new track announcer for the 2016 season.

“We are very happy to welcome Brad Kennedy as the announcer at Placerville Speedway”, new track promoter Scott Russell states. “We feel with Brad’s knowledge of the competitors, his family’s history in the sport, and specifically at Placerville Speedway, combined with his youthful exuberance, that he is the right man for the job. Our goal is to utilize Brad to create an informative and entertaining experience for the race fan.”

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-01-31

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 01, 2016 / comments

 

Placerville Newswire | Feb 1, 2016

Arrested in El Dorado County on Jan 31, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE, Bail = $50,000... |  BURGLARY:SECOND DEGREE    $10,000... |  EL DORADO HILLS, VEHICLE ONTO PRIVATE PROPERTY GETTING IT STUCK IN THE MUD... |  SEARCH AND RESCUE INITIATED FOR LOST SNOWBOARDERS AT HEAVENLY VALLEY SKI RESORT... 

KEY: Common Name
-Booking Number -First Name -Middle Name -Last Name -Sex
-Facility -Date Booked -Status -Age at Booking -Arresting Agency
-First 5 Charges -Bail $

El Dorado County Agency Warns of High Levels of Alkaline in Stormwater Near the El Dorado Trail

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 01, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA – The El Dorado County Community Development Agency (CDA) has conducted pH tests of stormwater in the area of El Dorado Trail (near the end of Stage Court) that have indicated high alkaline levels of up to 12.8. Due to these test results, the County has placed a warning sign and temporary caution tape at the site. In addition, the County has placed a temporary fence at the site to further deter the public from coming into contact with the water. The public should not enter this area.

Progress Continues on the 20yd Practice Archery Range Expansion

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 01, 2016 / comments

On Monday (1/25) concrete was poured for the new extension to the 20 yd range for the El Dorado Hills Bowmen. Dennis Shaw applied his concrete finishing skills with lots of help from members Jim Frey, Eric Land, Tony Dunn Sr, Tom Grube, and Bill Peterson.

Tom Grube and Bob Scheidegger picked up and delivered the Handrails and lumber needed by Tony Dunn Sr and Erick Land to construct the stairs and install Handrails.

This is developing into a premier facility for the archery range.

Death Notices for El Dorado County Jan 2016

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 01, 2016 / comments

Beatrice A. Abreu , Shingle Springs, California
August 1, 1932 - January 12, 2016 

Freeman “John” Adams, Diamond Springs, Calif
July 21, 1926 — Jan. 2, 2016

Liam Auville , Rescue, California 
November 11, 2008 - January 10, 2016 

June Birtwell,  Shingle Springs, Calif
April 18, 1933 — Jan. 22, 2016

James Carroll Coleman, Diamond Springs, Calif.
June 18, 1923 — Jan. 19, 2016

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