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SoCal Dryness Drags NorCal down in Water Emergency Drought Declaration Discussion

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 30, 2016 / comments

[by SCOTT SMITH] FRESNO, CALIFORNIA -- State drought surveyors will trudge through deep snow Wednesday to manually measure what could be close to a normal Sierra Nevada snowpack for this time of year...

An El Nino weather system has delivered considerably more wet weather this year — mostly in Northern California — but not enough to end the drought, said Doug Carlson, a state Department of Water Resources spokesman...

Mind-Body Medicine: Meditation

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 30, 2016 / comments

[by Amy Smith] The links between your mind and body are abundant. One significant connection is how the mind can affect your physical state of health.

There are many healthful benefits of positive thinking, imagery and meditation. More than 1,000 clinical trials indicate meditation can help treat anxiety, chronic pain, high blood pressure, and insomnia. Studies also show meditation can improve attention and help with stress management.

Meditation and Brain Activity

Barton Memorial Hospital Receives Four Stars for Patient Satisfaction

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 30, 2016 / comments

South Lake Tahoe, CA – Barton Memorial Hospital was recently awarded a four star rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).  Each Medicare certified acute care hospital across the nation receives a patient perception rating between one and five stars based on patient satisfaction surveys. Of the 298 California hospitals assessed, Barton Hospital ranked in the top 14%. 


by Placerville Newswire / Mar 30, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on March 29, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: VEHICLE THEFT, bail = $67,000... |  PLEASANT VALLEY RD, PLACERVILLE, SUSPECT TAMPERED WITH VEHICLES ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.... |  UNKNOWN SUSPECT(S) FORCED OPEN 2 CLUSTER MAILBOXES... 

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 Hills Event Features Tim Sandefur noted lawyer in Kelo Land Right case

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 29, 2016 / comments

On Thursday March 31 at Noon, the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills is hosting a “Tim the Lawyer Day” SPECIAL (Daytime) MEETING as they welcome Tim Sandefur, Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute.  

A fan favorite on the “Armstrong & Getty show”, Tim the Lawyer is always Informative, Interesting, and Entertaining.