Disaster Declaration Form for Private Parties to Report Losses from Storms

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Due to the recent series of storms and the Governor’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for the damage, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services is making available an Individual Damage Assessment form. 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-14-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 14, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

PHIL AVILA JR.
JN1700723    PHIL    SUTHERLAND    AVILA JR.    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
LT    20170214    INCUSTODY    36    SLPD
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
647(F)    M    DISORD CONDUCT:ALCOHOL    $500.00

Highway 50 OPEN but Forecasted Heavy Rains Worrisome

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

Caltrans reported that Highway 50 had reopened from Pollock Pines to Strawberry at 10:30 pm. Tuesday after multiple mudslides had closed in both directions between Pollock Pines and Strawberry in El Dorado County for days.

"Highway 50 will remain 'closed indefinitely' as crews slog their way through clearing three major mudslides across a 12-mile stretch, as well as several smaller, active mudslides" according to Caltrans a few days ago.  

Opinion - Yale and Harvard Law Deans Pull No Punches in Op-Ed on Trump

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

[BY KAREN SLOAN. Martha Minow, left, and Robert Post, right. (Courtesy photos) Martha Minow, left, and Robert Post, right. (Courtesy photos)]

The deans of Yale Law School and Harvard Law School have joined the growing chorus of lawyers publicly condemning President Donald Trump’s attacks on the judiciary.

Opinion - Setting the Record Straight on Recent Presidential Protests

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

Today, thousands of people assembled in streets around the world to protest the presidency of Donald J. Trump for the fourth straight day in a row.

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