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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 3-15-17

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 16, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

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

SUSAN AKIN
JN1701273    SUSAN    CAROLE    AKIN    F
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
LT    20170315    INCUSTODY    51    TCHP
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
23152(A)/23152(B)    M    DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS    $25,000.00

World of Outlaws at the Speedway's 52nd Season

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 16, 2017 / comments

Entering its second year under the Russell Motorsports Inc. banner the El Dorado County Fairgrounds based Placerville Speedway has released its tentative schedule of events for the upcoming 52nd season of competition.

Since opening in 1965 the Placerville Speedway has been a favorite among fans throughout Northern California. Well known for its steep banks, distinctive red clay, loyal fan base and extremely close action, the track is located just 40-minutes up the hill from the capital city of Sacramento.

Lengthy Investigation results in Indecent Exposure Arrest

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 16, 2017 / comments

[Sergeant Tasha Thompson, EDSO. Booking photo of Dakota Spann]

During the past six weeks the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office received reports of a male suspect exposing his genitalia to women in shopping centers primarily along Missouri Flat Road in unincorporated Placerville. 

However, the most recent report involved a male suspect exposing his genitalia to a juvenile at a shopping center in Cameron Park. 

Throughout the majority of these incidents, the male suspect used a mask such as a scarf or bandana to conceal his identity.

Commentary - Standing on Common Ground by Wendy Thomas

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 16, 2017 / comments

[Wendy Thomas]

 -- Common ground is the sacred space between divergent perspectives -- 

The Urban Dictionary defines it as …”A common interest between two alienated parties who generally disagree with each other.”   This definition makes a thought-provoking assumption … that people dug into divergent perspectives can willingly work together to find a common interest.

That’s worth fighting for.

Bucks Bar Bridge, "Functionally Obsolete" since 1941

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 16, 2017 / comments

[By Bonnie Wurm. Image From County Public Meeting Presentation]

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