Pioneer Cabin Tree Fell in Last Storm

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 09, 2017 / comments

The giant sequoia, which was carved into a living tunnel over a century ago, has fallen [Image copyright CALAVERAS BIG TREES STATE PARK]

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-8-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 09, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 8, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

MORGAN AST
JN1700117    MORGAN    RAYMOND    AST    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170108    INCUSTODY    35    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
3455    F    POST RELEASE REVOCATION    

Women’s Fund Scholarship applications Now Available

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 09, 2017 / comments

Since 2009 the Women’s Fund El Dorado Wickline Scholarship has assisted women who have had to postpone their educational goals for a variety of reasons, such as having children, illness or caring for a loved one. To date a total of $17,100 has been awarded to 14 deserving women.

Sen Gaines Introduces Law to help Veterans in "Repayment Fiasco"

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 09, 2017 / comments

Senator Ted Gaines -- Last month, I introduced legislation that will help California National Guard veterans caught in the bonus repayment fiasco get financial justice from the government.

California Senate Fellows and Assembly Fellowship Programs are Accepting Applications

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 09, 2017 / comments

Applications for the 2017-18 California Senate Fellows Program and Assembly Fellowship Program are now available for interested college graduates. The programs provide college graduates an opportunity to become full-time Senate or Assembly staff members at the State Capitol in Sacramento for 11 months beginning in the fall of 2017. 

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