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Car Seat Installation and Inspection day at Placerville CHP

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 13, 2017 / comments


Placerville CHP is hosting a Child Safety Seat Event. If you're not confident of how to properly secure your child in a safety seat, contact the Placerville Area CHP Office (530) 622-1110, and ask to speak with a child passenger safety technician to schedule your time slot.

Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and your passengers in a crash. It is extremely important to make sure all children riding in your car be properly secured before every trip.

Mike Owen, County Auditor Candidate, Comments on CPA License Status

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 12, 2017 / comments

[Misty Tienken]

CAMERON PARK, CA – El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Candidate Mike Owen has been made aware of chatter addressing his CPA license status being inactive. He was contacted earlier by a reporter with the Mountain Democrat where he informed the reporter that his license is not required to be “active” until the March 2018 filing deadline as specified by State law. 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 9-11-17 (Reconstructed)

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 12, 2017 / comments


[This record has been reconstructed and may contain errors and/or ommisions. Cris Alarcon.]

The following people are on the arrest log of September 11, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Here's What Science Says About Letting Your Dog Sleep in Your Bed

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 11, 2017 / comments

[Jim McVeigh]
Dogs can help you sleep better, but there's a catch.

RESEARCH: Scientists recently examined an age-old question: Is it OK to let your dogs sleep in your room?

They looked specifically at the question of "whether a dog in the bedroom or bed disturbs sleep." The researchers studied 40 dog owners who did not have a sleep disorder.

The results indicate that "sleeping with dogs helps some people sleep better ─ no matter if they’re snoozing with a small schnauzer or dozing with a Great Dane," Mayo Clinic News Network reports.

Recycled Water Irrigation Workshop

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 11, 2017 / comments


The workshop will cover the District’s recycled water irrigation system and drinking water feature requirements.  There will be a review of the plan approval and inspection process to help prevent costly mistakes in the design and installation of the landscape irrigation and any water feature systems.

Date: 09/14/2017 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Blackstone Clubhouse
1461 Blackstone Parkway
El Dorado Hills, California 95762