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Sac City college lineman from Union Mine HS commits to UC Davis

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 14, 2017 / comments

[Jason Spencer, UC Davis News Service]

Colton Lamson, a 2015 graduate of Union Mine High School and more recently a defensive lineman for Sacramento City College, has signed his grant-in-aid agreement to play football for UC Davis, announced head coach Dan Hawkins on Tuesday. He is expected to enroll with the university for the 2017 fall quarter.

Sun Safety Campaign at El Dorado Union High School District

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 14, 2017 / comments

[Serena Fuson]

The 2017 Sun Protection Fest was held at the Placerville Aquatic Center on June 2nd where several agencies in El Dorado County teamed up with the help of alumni and current students from the El Dorado Union High School District (EDUHSD) to spread word about the importance of sun safety.

Bella Hoffman, an alumni from El Dorado High School (EDHS), stated “I believe that monitoring your exposure to the sun is a huge way to protect yourself. We often do not realize how much time we spend in the sun, but it really does add up.” 

Men and Suicide - Breaking the Silence in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 14, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Hot temperature Warning from Friday into Early Next Week

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 14, 2017 / comments

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued an Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.

"...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING..."

Hot temperatures Friday and into the weekend will increase heat related illnesses for those exposed to prolonged outdoor heat, especially the elderly, children, and other sensitive groups.

* TEMPERATURE...
Valley high temperatures 100 to 110 degrees.
Valley low temperatures 65 to 75 degrees.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-13-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 14, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of June 13, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

BETHEL JR, JOHN LLOYD
Age: 56, Sex: M
Booking Number: JN1702901
Facility: PV, Agency: PPD
Status: RELEASED
Charge 1: MISDEMEANOR 14601.1(A) DRIVE:LIC SUSPENDED/ETC Bail: $10,000.00
Charge 2: MISDEMEANOR 14601.1(A) DRIVE:LIC SUSPENDED/ETC Bail: $5,000.00

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