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Knowing How to Get Help When an Elder Shows Signs of Abuse

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 09, 2017 / comments

[Jennifer Smit, El Dorado County Senior Care Authority]

Some signs of abuse may be obvious while others may require a closer look. If you discover possible abuse, what are your next steps?

Case Dismissal Against El Dorado County Marijuana Grower Gregory Gilman

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 09, 2017 / comments

[Michelle Spaulding]

Placerville, CA — California’s legalized marijuana laws are finally set to take effect in only 4 months beginning on January 1st, 2018. However, though the legalization tides are changing in California and throughout much of the country, some California counties are digging in their heels with a hard line stance towards enforcement.

Placerville turns Pink with Images of Hope - Judging October 21st

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 09, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Placerville, CA – Store fronts in downtown Placerville will be illuminated with strands of pink lights during the entire month of October! The pink lights symbolize our community’s united front against cancer and are provided to merchants by Images of Hope.

EDC DA Vern Pierson Opines about Use of Grand Jury in Police Abuse Cases

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 09, 2017 / comments

[VERN PIERSON]

Two years ago, with much fanfare, Senate Bill 227 became law, banning the use of grand juries in officer-involved shooting cases. This misguided legislation was passed in part due to the widely disseminated narrative that Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo., by a police officer while trying to surrender and shouting, “Hands up don’t shoot.”

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 9-08-17

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 09, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

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

BROOKS, LILY MAY
Age: 20, Sex: F
BN: JN1704571
Facility: LP, Agency: EDSO
Status: INCUSTODY
Charge 1: MISDEMEANOR 242 BATTERY

CANO, ALVARO MARISCAL
Age: 27, Sex: M
BN: JN1704570
Facility: PV, Agency: CDC
Status: INCUSTODY
Charge 1: FELONY 3056 VIOLATION OF PAROLE:FEL

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