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Supervisor Brian Veerkamp Announces Town Hall Meeting for All District Three Residents

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 16, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA - El Dorado County Supervisor Brian K. Veerkamp invites the District Three community to join him at a town hall meeting in Diamond Springs. 

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, July 19th, starting at 6:30pm at the Firefighters’ Memorial Hall located at 3734 China Garden Road, Diamond Springs, CA 95619.

The topic for the town hall meeting will be Healthy Communities. Hear about the Strategic Plan priority to focus on the health of our children, elderly, indigent and every one of us in between. 

Mosquito Bridge Weekday daily Closure from Monday July 18th – Friday July 29th from 7 AM to 4 PM

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 16, 2016 / comments

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency – Transportation Division has scheduled the annual Mosquito Bridge Maintenance beginning Monday July 11th, 2016. Dates are as follows and project dates are estimates based on favorable weather conditions: 

24 hour closures starting Monday July 11th at 7:00 AM – Friday July 15th at 4:00 PM

Weekday daily closures from Monday July 18th – Friday July 29th from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

June 2016 Death Notices in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 16, 2016 / comments

Ask not for whom the bell tolls for it tolls for thee.

Patricia Lynn Bridges , Diamond Springs, California 
June 4, 1951 - June 30, 2016 

Carolyn Mae Van Sandt , Pollock Pines, California 
January 1, 1930 - June 30, 2016 

William Joseph Schmitt , Pollock Pines, California 
January 21, 1943 - June 29, 2016 

Ryder Jay Sutton , Elgin, South Carolina 
March 7, 2016 - June 27, 2016

Road Work - Cold Springs Road Realignment Project

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 16, 2016 / comments

July 18, 2016 – July 22, 2016 & August 1, 2016 – August 5, 2016

Wilton Rancheria presents Elk Grove Casino Plan to community

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 16, 2016 / comments

"Hitchcock also responded to a comment that the Elk Grove casino could put Red Hawk casino out of business."

The $400 million, proposed casino project would feature a gaming floor with 2,000 slot machines, 84 gaming tables, a 12-story, 302-room hotel, a fitness area and spa, an outdoor pool, a 30,000-square-foot convention space/banquet area and fine dining restaurants.

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