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Kyle Larson To Take On Outlaws At Placerville Speedway following Daytona 500

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 26, 2016 / comments

"Larson is fresh off a career best seventh place finish during the Daytona 500 this past weekend."

[NSSN Staff] Kyle Larson will make his return to the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series during the event on March 23 at Placerville Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

PLACERVILLE, Calif – Kyle Larson has confirmed he is returning to the scene of his first sprint car victory and will take on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on March 23 during the second annual Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts.

Plane Crash Lands at Cameron Park, No Injuries

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 26, 2016 / comments

At about a quarter before 11:00 am, a plane landed at Cameron Park airport without landing gear.

The airplane sustained damage as the pilot made a crash landing on the runway.  

There was one onboard during the emergency landing and the pilot walked away uninjured.

The Beechcraft Bonanza landed with its gear up around 10:45 p.m. at the Cameron Park area airport.

Via the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office: 

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-24

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 24, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: BRANDISHED A FIREARM AT A LIQUOR STORE... |  TRANSP/ETC CNTL SUB, bail = $50,000... |  EL DORADO, STUDENT WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA ON SCHOOL GROUNDS... |   STOLE ALCOHOL FROM BUSINESS... 

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 $

Sac BEE AM Alert: Landmark California teacher case enters next phase

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

A court case with the potential to upend how California hires and fires teachers enters a new phase today.

FACT SHEET – Investigation of Stormwater Drainage Containing Elevated pH Levels near El Dorado Trail

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA - On January 28, 2016, the County of El Dorado Community Development Agency issued a press release advising the public to avoid contact with stormwater in the vicinity of the El Dorado Trail near the end of Stage Court due to high alkaline levels, which have been determined to be caused by water that contains calcium hydroxide (i.e. made up of calcium and hydroxide ions). The area of concern along the El Dorado Trail has been clearly posted with warning signs, caution tape and temporary fencing.

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