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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-26-17

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 27, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of April 26, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1702035    BRIAN    KEITH    BAGGERMAN    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PP    20170426    INCUSTODY    44    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge

Gold Bug Park Wins Champion of the Community Award

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 27, 2017 / comments

[Wendy Thomas]

Gold Bug Park has done it again! Our local treasure has received the 2016 CHAMPION OF THE COMMUNITY AWARD by the California Park and Recreation Society! 

Of over 535 Districts, Gold Bug received this honor by its body of work and the extensive, vibrant volunteer base that supports it. 

Thousands of school children visit the park each year, and visitors from over 56 countries have enjoyed this historical peak into our past. 

UC Tuition Hikes Needs to be Reversed says Assemblyman Kevin Kiley

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 27, 2017 / comments

[William Kolkey. Statement issued in response to the findings of the audit of the UC Office of the President.]

Assemblyman Kevin Kiley:

Public Meeting Regarding Road Safety, Drainage Improvements in the Town of El Dorado

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 27, 2017 / comments


Invasive Weeds and Fire Fuel Load Coming Back Warns Farm Bureau

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 27, 2017 / comments

[Ching Lee, California Farm Bureau Federation]

The state's forests and wildlands may look green and lush now, but don't expect firefighters and land managers to be resting on their laurels.

Vegetation growth has exploded with this year's record rainfall, especially invasive weeds that tend to die and dry out quickly, creating more fuel for wildfires and turning the state's landscapes into tinderboxes.