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COMMENTARY: The Year Ahead for California’s Rural Counties

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Last month, I was sworn in as Chair of the Rural County Representatives of California, better known as RCRC. The core of RCRC’s mission is to improve the ability of small, rural California county governments to provide services by reducing the burden of state and federal mandates, and promoting a greater understanding among policy makers about the unique challenges that face California’s small population counties.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-01

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 1, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: THRTN CRIME:INT:TERRORIZE, EXHIBIT DEADWPN... |  SEX REG FAIL RPT ADD CHG... |  STALKING... |  FUG JUST:WARRANT ARREST***CASH ONLY BAIL*** bail = $120,000... |   BURGLARY:SECOND DEGR \ RED HAWK... |  AN ATTEMPTED PHONE SCAM OCCURED AGAINST AN ELDERLY COUPLE.

KEY: Common Name
-Booking Number -First Name -Middle Name -Last Name -Sex
-Facility -Date Booked -Status -Age at Booking -Arresting Agency
-First 5 Charges -Bail $

Senior Legal Services Available for Older Residents in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Are you a senior in need of legal advice, counsel, or advocacy? El Dorado County offers general civil legal services to county residents 60 years of age or older through the Senior Legal Services office. Individuals can meet with an attorney to get legal advice, solve problems, mediate disputes, prepare legal documents, and be represented in specific types of elder abuse issues.

El Dorado Camera Club to hold Print Competition

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

A photography print competition will be held at the El Dorado Camera Club’s monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. This judged competition is open to members and non-members for a small entry fee.

There are multiple categories for color, monochrome and alternative images. Ribbons will be awarded for first, second and third place in each category plus monetary prizes for Special Theme and Best in Show winners.

CHP looking for senior volunteers

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

The California Highway Patrol’s Placerville Area Office, is looking for motivated citizens who want to give something back to their community as senior volunteers.

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