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Volunteers Collaborate to Restore El Dorado County’s Water Supply and Ancient Forests

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2019 / comments


Caples Ecological Restoration Project

Placerville, Calif. — On June 23 – 24, July 19 – 20, and August 2 – 3, a group of forest managers and conservationists will be working to move a critical forest restoration project in the Caples Creek watershed near Kirkwood towards completion.

At 8,800 acres, the Caples Ecological Restoration Project is the largest prescribed burn ever proposed in the Central Sierra. The project will reintroduce fire to some of the

Academy of Fine Art in the Pines Presents Plein Air with Charles White

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2019 / comments

[Arts and Culture El Dorado]

Come paint with Charles White, one of the top 10 artists in the United States who is also on the Faculty of the Plein Air convention, and with Vanda Lavar, owner of Academy of Fine Art in the Pines. 

This is a rare opportunity to paint with two highly experienced artists at once. Both will be guiding the Plein Air painting experience at the beautiful, Lava Cap Winery.

Event is on on June 29th, 1:30 - 5 pm

Lava Cap Winery
 2221 Fruitridge Road
Placerville, CA 95667

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-22-19

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2019 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of June 22, 2019, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1902667    BRENDA    NICOLE    CHESSHER    F
PV    20190622    RELEASED    32    E
273.5(A)    F    CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE    $50,000.00

Several Featured Native American and Indigenous Artists will be present June 27

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2019 / comments

[Marya Osucha, Img: Devany Rain Royalty. Toltec Nation.]

Placerville, CA - Arts and Culture El Dorado will host an Artist Talk in conjunction with its newest exhibition at Confidence Gallery, Connected: Contemporary Works by Native American and Indigenous Artists. This exhibition is produced in partnership with concept: art + movement and the Exhibits and Collections Department of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians,and brings together recent works of Native American and Indigenous artists from throughout the Sacramento region.

Summer painting workshops with David Yapp

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 22, 2019 / comments