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Tom McClintock’s Bill Fast-Tracks Dams & Reservoirs

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2017 / comments

[CHRISS W. STREET, Oroville Lake and Dam (Breitbart News)Joel Pollak / Breitbart News]
 
Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) is leading an effort to end environmentalists’ ability to delay the building of dams and reservoirs on federal land by fast-tracking control of the permitting process, placing power in the hands of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND THE SPANISH SPEAKING COMMUNITY

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2017 / comments

La casa de mi hermana: ¡UNA semana para ir! TRÁFICO HUMANO Y LA COMUNIDAD DE HABLA ESPAÑOLA

¿Quieres saber más sobre la trata de personas?

El 29 de junio, la Casa de Mi Hermana acogerá un taller educativo sobre la trata de personas y la conexión con la comunidad de habla hispana. ¡Se ofrecerá una cena ligera!

Proyección de la película Sacramento Rescue and Restore Coalition, Human Trafficking: All Around Us. Con voz en español y subtítulos
JUNIO 29, 2017 6 PM A 7 PM UBICACIÓN: POR FAVOR LLAME A LA CASA DE MI HERMANA

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Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-22-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of June 22, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

BELMONT, RONALD ANDREW
Age: 45, Sex: M
Booking Number: JN1703079
Facility: PV, Agency: EDSO
Status: INCUSTODY
Charge 1: MISDEMEANOR 243(E)(1) BAT:SPOUSE/EX SP/DATE/ETC Bail: $7,500.00

Must-try Mountain Bike Trails in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2017 / comments

[El Dorado County Visitors Authority]

For mountain bikers in the know, El Dorado County is a hidden gem. Miles of singletrack throughout the region means adventure, fun, and fantastic views for newbie and expert riders alike.

We’ve compiled a variety of mountain bike trails to suit all tastes. For additional information (including more detailed directions, maps, and more), visit our mountain biking page.

Mourning Elliot, a Homeless Jew I knew, as Deserving of Respect as Any of Us

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 22, 2017 / comments

[JUDAH ROSEN. Img: Elliot Cohen (left) with his siblings, Debbie and Neil, in the 1970s (Courtesy/Neil Cohen)]

When I moved to Placerville several years ago, I became involved with the homeless community. Once a month I planned a lunch, shopping, cooking and delivering it to various locations, as part of the FAITH program. In the winter, when churches provided overnight shelters, I volunteered for the graveyard shift once a week.

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