In Risk-Prone Areas, Fire Insurance Is Getting Harder and Harder to Come By

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 28, 2019 / comments

[Ry Rivard' ]

Some companies are no longer writing new policies in high-risk areas, others are going so far as to drop long-time customers and almost everyone is raising rates. That’s sent California homeowners scrambling to find another insurance company in places like Alpine, a town of 15,000 near the Cleveland National Forest.

Academy of Fine Art in the Pines wins 10 blue ribbons at El Dorado County Fair

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 28, 2019 / comments

[Arts and Culture El Dorado]

The Academy of Fine Art in the Pines congratulates its students for their success at this year's fair!

“Mise-en-scène ,” an art term for, “setting the stage,” would best describe the success of The Academy of Fine Art in the Pines at this year’s 2019 El Dorado County Fair.

The stage was set at this beloved venue by the serious practicum of the student body who enroll in the “atelier” (studio/workshop) styled classes.

Use of personal fireworks is illegal

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 28, 2019 / comments

[El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]

El Dorado County is a Firework restricted area. Use of personal fireworks is illegal. 

These include the "Safe and Sane" fireworks found in other areas. 

Anyone found in possession of, or using fireworks, can risk a fine and even arrest.

 

El Dorado Trail from Missouri Flat to Forni Road

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 28, 2019 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

El Dorado County will be completing maintenance on the El Dorado Trail from Missouri Flat to Forni Road on Monday, July 1st through Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019.

During this time, the section of trail from Missouri Flat Road to Forni Road will be closed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The trail will reopen on Wednesday, July 3rd.

 If you have any questions, contact the Parks office at 530 621-5360

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-27-19

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 28, 2019 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of June 27, 2019, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

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