Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-15-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 16, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 15, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney, Katie Dobler, passed away at 35 years old

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 16, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Katie Dobler - 1983-2017

El Dorado County Deputy District Attorney, Katie Dobler, passed away early Monday morning, February 13, 2017. She was 35 years old. 

The People of the State of California, the residents of El Dorado County, and the El Dorado County District Attorney's Office have lost a passionate and relentless advocate for justice. Katie's family, friends, and coworkers have lost a loving daughter, sister, and friend who was fiercely loyal and devoted.

Community Collaboration Inables South Lake Tahoe Warm Room

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 16, 2017 / comments

[Guest column: Rabbi Evon Yakar]

Less than two years ago, I had an amazing opportunity to learn about an idea in our community. This nascent concept was to ensure human dignity for our vulnerable neighbors with insufficient housing.

Bill would provide Independent Oversight of Mental Health Services in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 16, 2017 / comments

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This week Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Roseville) introduced a bill to assure that the $2 billion allocated each year from Proposition 63 is serving the mental health needs of Californians.

Without Proper Funding, Road Maintenance in El Dorado County at Standstill

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 16, 2017 / comments

[BY DOUG JOHNSON, FOX40]

EL DORADO COUNTY -- All the storms we've seen this winter have left their impact on roads in the foothills. In southern El Dorado County, many are complaining little's being done to repair potholes and mudslides. But the county said the money's just not there.
Roads have potholes, mudslides and even sinkholes. Things are so bad on some southern area roads that they been shut down.

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