Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 7-5-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 06, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of July 5, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Calaveras County Website Hacked - Displays Messages Sympathetic to Terrorist group ISIS

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 05, 2017 / comments

[California County News]

News of a cyber hack on government websites in Calaveras and Los Angeles counties by a pro-ISIS group. Visitors to the county portals were probably shocked last week to see regular county information replaced with messages sympathetic to the terrorist organization.

Visitors to county websites in Los Angeles and Calaveras County got an alarming surprise last week when the websites were apparently hacked and their content replaced with messages sympathetic to the Islamic State.

Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 05, 2017 / comments

[The Center for Violence-Free Relationships.  Photo courtesy of Pedro M.]

EDC Republican Party Opposing so-called Sanctuary State

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 05, 2017 / comments

[Todd White, Chairman, EDC Republican Party]

In March Placerville City Councilwoman Wendy Thomas put a resolution on the city council’s agenda that opposes Senate Bill 54. If passed by the state Legislature, SB 54 would make California a so-called “sanctuary state.” In reality, California would not become a sanctuary at all, but a safe haven for hardened criminals who are in the United States illegally.

Sherwood Demonstration Garden - Succulent Gardens Thrive in El Dorado Hills

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 05, 2017 / comments

[UCCE Master Gardeners of El Dorado County. Courtesy photo Deborah Hager]

The Succulent Garden at the Sherwood Demonstration Garden in Placerville is a stunning illustration of this large group of plants which can thrive in El Dorado County. This educational garden is filled with plantings that are experimental so that we can all learn what plants are cold hardy.