Senator Ted Gaines to Honor Gary Washburn Monday Afternoon

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 21, 2016 / comments

Misty Ann Tienken, El Dorado County Field Representative for Senator Ted Gaines, reports that Senator Gaines is adjourning the California Senate session in memory of Gary Washburn next Monday afternoon.

Miss Tienken made this report from a hospital bed for the past week where she has been dealing with a G/I condition.  In spite of her current imposition she wanted to let everyone know about the recognition. 

Chemtrails Aren't Real, In Case You Were Wondering

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 21, 2016 / comments

WAKE UP, SHEEPLE.

[By Sophie Weiner] Contrails, or condensation trails, are the linear clouds formed by jet engines as they fly in the upper reaches of our atmosphere. The low temperatures at those heights means that the heat of exhaust immediately crystalizes into ice, forming the fluffy trails we see across the sky.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-08-20

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 21, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Aug 20, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: POSS EXPLO:PUBLIC STREET, EVADING PO:DISREGARD SFTY+, Bail $610,000...|  @ 2220, KIDNAPPING, Bail $355,000...|  INFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB, ROBBERY+ bail $175,000.00...|  VEHICLE THEFT, EVADE PO:DISREGARD SAFETY+ bail $85,000...|  OBSTRUCT/RESIST EXEC OFF+, bail = $65,000...|  DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT, bail $40,000...|  DUI DRUG:CAUSE BODILY INJ...|  BASS LAKE RD, EL DORADO HILLS, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE...|  LOST FIREARM, EL DORADO HILLS...|  FOUND BONES \ GREEN VALLEY RD, EL DORADO HILLS...

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-08-19

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 20, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Aug 19, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: THRTN CRIME:INT:TERRORIZE, bail $100,000...|  THFT/PTY THFT W/PRIOR, bail $100,000...|  ADW/FORCE:POSSIBLE GBI, bail $75,000...|  POSS EXPLO:PUBLIC ST \ CROWN POINT DR, DIAMOND SPRINGS...|  VEHICLE THEFT...|  BATT W/SERIOUS BODIL, PLACERVILLE, VICTIM WAS ASSAULTED BY SUBJECTS...|  EL DORADO HILLS, A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT USED A COUNTERFEIT BILL TO PURCHASE GOODS AT SCHOOL...|  BATT PO/EMERG PRSNL...

Convictions like King Fire Arsonist Huntsman are Rare

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2016 / comments

[By Kevin Fagan and Peter Fimrite. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle] In 2014, Stevenson cracked one of the most notorious wildfire arson cases in Sierra Nevada history, and the break came from a good witness. When he lit the 97,000-acre King Fire in Pollock Pines, then-37-year-old Wayne Allen Huntsman took the bone-headed step of recording a selfie video on his phone. He was smirking as he filmed the growing flames, trying to show he’d been caught in a wildfire and was bravely escaping it — and then he showed the clip to a retired firefighter who gave him a ride out of the fire zone.

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