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Helping Clinicians Through Traumatic Events Also Helps the Bottom Line, Cost-Benefit Analysis Shows

by Placerville Newswire / May 19, 2017 / comments

[Barbara Benham and Susan Murrow]

PEER-SUPPORT PROGRAM CAN SAVE CLOSE TO $2 MILLION ANNUALLY, ACCORDING TO NEW STUDY

A peer-support program launched six years ago at Johns Hopkins Medicine to help doctors and nurses recover after traumatic patient-care events such as a patient’s death probably saves the institution close to $2 million annually, according to a recent cost-benefit analysis.

Join El Dorado County Patriots to Honor Those Who Died in Service

by Placerville Newswire / May 18, 2017 / comments

Join El Dorado County veterans, their families and fellow patriots at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument (360 Fair Lane, Placerville) to honor those who died in service to the United States of America.

Monday, May 29, 2017, 1100 hours

360 Fair Lane, Placerville

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-15-17

by Placerville Newswire / May 17, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of May 15, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

ARMENTA, GABRIEL EDWARD
Age: 42, Sex: M
BN: JN1702379
Facility: PV, Agency: PPD
Status: INCUSTODY
Charge 1: MISDEMEANOR 11550(A) UNDER INFLUENCE CNTL SUB Bail: $2,000.00
Charge 2: MISDEMEANOR ENHANCEMENT ENHANCEMENT FOR BAIL PURPOSE ONLY Bail: $5,000.00

Political Opinion: Ann Coulter Issues Shock Trump Announcement

by Placerville Newswire / May 16, 2017 / comments

[BY BEN MARQUIS, The Hill]

To say that conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter was a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump’s run for the White House would be a major understatement. She even wrote a book titled “In Trump We Trust.”

But judging by some of her answers in an interview over the weekend with The Daily Caller, Coulter’s stance in support of Trump might be weakening, as she has increasingly been questioning some of the results of Trump’s presidency thus far.

Bike Trail to Camino Gets Rolling with Construction Contract

by Placerville Newswire / May 16, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

El Dorado supervisors to award construction contract for Camino section of bike trail.

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to award a construction contract for the extension of the El Dorado Trail by about a mile from Los Trampas Drive to Halcon Road in Camino, with a class 1 bike path. 

The El Dorado Trail is expected to eventually stretch the entire length of El Dorado County, from the western county line to the Lake Tahoe Basin, following railroad rights of way. Some segments are already completed with a class 1 bike path. 

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