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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-23-18

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 24, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of February 23, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

SHERRY BENTLEY
JN1800983    SHERRY    LYNN    BENTLEY    F
LT    20180223    INCUSTODY    46    S
368(B)(1)    F    HARM/DEATH:ELDER/DEP ADLT    $75,000.00
245(A)(4)    F    ADW/FORCE:POSSIBLE GBI    $10,000.00
1203.2(A)    M    VIOL OF PROBATION    $15,000.00

Myanmar delegation visits forest thinning projects in Lake Tahoe

[South Tahoe Now]

Seven delegates from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar stopped by Lake Tahoe last week to learn about the Forest Service’s role in natural resource management in the Tahoe Basin.

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management (LTBMU) hosted the group and took them on a field trip to see recent forest thinning operations near Pope Beach and Emerald Bay.

While out there, LTBMU Fuels Battalion Chief Kyle Jacobson and Timber Management Officer Robert Guebard showed taught them about forest health and the benefits that forest thinning projects provide to the forest and surrounding communities and the importance of removing excess vegetation that can feed wildland ...

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SAR volunteers spend night with skier near Lake Tahoe

[South Tahoe Now]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Douglas County, El Dorado County and Washoe County Sheriff's Search and Rescue (SAR) teams, paramedics and Blackhawk rescue helicopters all assisted in the location and retrieval of two skiers who went missing at Heavenly Mountain Resort Thursday evening.

Douglas County 911 operators received a call on February 22 at 5:00 p.m. from two male adults who said they were lost at the resort. They said they had some water, but were wet and cold, their cell phone batteries were diminished, and one of the skiers suffered from a medical condition.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) SAR team was activated and launched a search and rescue mission. At about 8:00 p.m. they located both men in Mott Canyon, on the east side of the Carson Range. They were identified as Timothy Dane age 24, from Branford, Connecticut and Eshai Delacruz, age 25, from San Francisco ...

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Former EDC Emergency response sup takes OES Directorship in Calaveras

[Calaveras Enterprise]

Michelle Patterson is the new Office of Emergency Services director for Calaveras County, the county announced Feb. 15. ...

Prior to accepting the job with the county, Patterson was employed with the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency as an emergency preparedness and response supervisor. There, she coordinated emergency response, preparedness and training. She has a Master's of Public Health ...

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Community Hubs

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 23, 2018 / comments

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El Dorado County and its partnering agencies care about the health and well-being of our residents.  Research shows that relationships are the main ingredient that helps us overcome though times.  That is why the Community Hubs project is so important.  The Community Hubs help build connections to support families in being healthy.

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