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Take Care of Tahoe this July Fourth with TakeCareTahoe.org

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 01, 2019 / comments

[Adam Jensen]

South Lake Tahoe, Calif. – Keeping beaches from feeling the after effects of Fourth of July celebrations is one goal of Take Care Tahoe, a group of more than 30 agencies and organizations dedicated to protecting Lake Tahoe. Take Care is working to address the behaviors that impact Tahoe’s amazing natural environment, and the one big message for the upcoming holiday: please pack out what you pack in.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-30-19

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 01, 2019 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of June 29, 2019, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

SHARON BONARI    
JN1902800    SHARON    MARIE    BONARI    F
PV    20190630    RELEASED    58    E
459.5    M    SHOPLIFTING

About Lightning Strikes and Live trees

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 01, 2019 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

A study I read about wildfires in the Sonora forest used "Lightning Scar Dendrology"

Many times lightning hits Live trees and seldom do they ever burn. The under-story catches on fire and that may cause a fire, but not the tree (live trees). This was a study of a dry forest without any significant fire suppression efforts.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-29-19

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 30, 2019 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of June 29, 2019, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

VALERIE ALEXANDER
JN1902794    VALERIE    LYNN    ALEXANDER    F
LT    20190629    RELEASED    50    E
273.5    F    INFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB    $50,000.00

4th of July Family Blast

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 30, 2019 / comments

[Staff]

4th of July at the Fairgrounds in the perfect laid back celebration you've been looking for.

Happy Independence Day!

Shaded grassy areas around the grounds create a perfect environment to bring your own picnic (propane BBQ’s allowed) or enjoy a day off from cooking – hamburgers, bratwurst, waffle cones, chicken lumpia & more will be for sale as well as beer, wine & spirits!

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