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SECRET PLACES -- Fair Play is the Area 51 of the wine world

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 29, 2019 / comments

[Jon Hendrickson, That Old Man Who Lives Alone with a Cat]

I wrote this piece in, I think, late summer of 2013, inspired by not so subtly eavesdropping on a conversation among Fair Play winery owners about the challenges of marketing wines made in a place most people have never heard of.  .

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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-28-19

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 29, 2019 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of June 28, 2019, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

MACIE BLEVINS    
JN1902774    MACIE    JADE    BLEVINS    F
PV    20190628    RELEASED    18    E
243(E)(1)    M    BAT:SPOUSE/EX SP/DATE/ETC    $7,500.00

Barbara Avenue in SLT Closed July 1st - August 15th

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 28, 2019 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA)—El Dorado County’s Department of Transportation today announced that City of South Lake Tahoe crews will require a temporary closure of Barbara Ave, from Martin Ave to Sierra Blvd, beginning Monday July 1st, 2019 and continuing through Thursday, August 15th, 2019.

The project consists of full roadway reconstruction and pedestrian and drainage improvements along Sierra Blvd. from Palmira Blvd. to Barbara Ave.

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.

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