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EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-03-01

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on March 1, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: INFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB, bail = $50,000... |  LEADED CANE/BILLY CLUB, bail = $10,000... |  VANDALISM $400 OR MORE, bail = $10,000... |  2x IDENTITY THEFT DUETO FRAUDULENT INCOME TAX FILING... |  2x EL DORADO HILLS, VICTIM REPORTED VEHICLE BURGLARY... |  ILLEGAL WOODCUTTING OCCURRED IN GEORGETOWN...

Pleasant Valley Grange Fire Safe Council Wants Your Help!

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

The Pleasant Valley Grange Fire Safe Council, in cooperation with the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council, is updating the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the Pleasant Valley area. The CWPP is an essential “first step” in seeking grant funding for projects that will help protect the people, pets and homes in our neighborhoods. 

Facebook Reactions are a Gift to Advertisers and Law Enforcement Alike

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

ALL WE WANTED WAS A 'DISLIKE' BUTTON

[By Ali Winston] Facebook’s new “Reactions” – a thumbs-up, a heart and four faces with expressions ranging from mirth to shock, sadness and anger – are intended to help users better express their responses to posts. As Wired reported last week, advertisers are salivating at the prospect of additional data about consumer preferences and trends.

Rescue and Buckeye get Revolutionary by Serving California Food to California Students

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

Rescue Union and Buckeye Union School Districts Join 57 Other Districts in Revolutionary Action: Serving California Food to California Students
 

Opioid abuse bill easily overcomes first Senate hurdle

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

[By Jordain Carney]   A bipartisan bill to combat opiod drug abuse overwhelmingly passed its first procedural hurdle on Monday.

Senators voted 89-0 on the legislation, with 60 votes needed to move forward.

Republicans, however, warned that despite the overwhelming vote, a path to final passage for the bill — spearheaded by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) — isn’t guaranteed.

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