Volunteer Income Tax Counselors will be available for Seniors and low-Come

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 18, 2017 / comments

Volunteer income tax counselors will be available at various locations throughout El Dorado County, Feb. 1 through April 15.

The service is free and available to all middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to persons aged 60 and older. The American Association of Retired Persons, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise Tax Board, provide this service to all ages.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-16-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 17, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 16, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

JN1700244    LISA    DAWN    CAMPBELL    F
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170116    INCUSTODY    44    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
1203.2(A)    F    VIOL OF PROBATION    

Local Hospital Confirms Increase in Pot Related Mysterious Illness

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 17, 2017 / comments

Lance Orr, Barton Health medical director of the Emergency Department -- “We have seen patients that match the flu-like illness described in this article [below]. Medically speaking, this is referred to as ‘cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome.’ Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting and are related to heavy or long term marijuana use. If the patient continues to use marijuana, symptoms are likely to persist and we have seen patients with this condition return to the Emergency Department. Fortunately, symptoms typically resolve if the patient abstains from marijuana.

Imagination Theater Founders Announces New Board of Directors

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 17, 2017 / comments

Broadway World -- The Founders and original Board Members of Imagination Theater, Lanny Langston and Peter Wolfe are pleased to announce that at a meeting held on December 1, 2016, the following were approved, and appointed as new members of the Board of Directors of Imagination Theater effective February 1, 2017:

Just EDHSC and the USA Stars as the only true El Dorado Hills-based soccer clubs

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 17, 2017 / comments

With Ethos' merger with the much larger Folsom Soccer Club, that leaves just EDHSC and the USA Stars as the only true El Dorado Hills-based clubs.

Five new clubs from three different regions are set to join NorCal Premier Soccer starting in the spring of 2017, the NorCal Board of Directors announced Friday.