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Judge Brooks Campaign In Legal Trouble as FPPC Opens Investigation

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 01, 2016 / comments

 Is Judge Brooks Above the law?  

As Judge Brooks' $300,000 campaign to retain his seat as an El Dorado County judge hit ethics issues when he claimed a Suit and Dress as a campaign expense, it is now clear this is just one of a number of ethics issues that has caused the government political watchdog agency, the California Fair Political Practises Commission, to notify Brooks of the initiation of an official investigation into the campaign.

May 2016 Death Notices in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 01, 2016 / comments

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

Spencer Marc Rubin , Coloma, California 
December 21, 1967 - May 30, 2016 
    
Garland Scott , Garden Valley, California 
September 17, 1931 - May 28, 2016 

John William Cox , Placerville, California 
May 12, 1926 - May 27, 2016 

Helen Lola Jones , Spring Valley, California 
April 8, 1917 - May 25, 2016

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-05-31

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 01, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on May 31, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: MURDER, CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE...|  2x DUI ALCOHOL:CAUSE BOD INJ...|  SEX EXP CHLD:DEPIC SEX:PR, BURGLARY...|  ADDICT DRIVE VEHICLE, TRANSP/SELL NARC/CNTL SUB...|  EVADE PO:DISREGARD SAFETY...|  CAMERON PARK, POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE..|  BURGLARY TO A CHURCH IN THE POLLOCK PINES...|  POSSESS NARCOTIC CNT \ TOWN CENTER, FOUND TO HAVE OUTSTANDING WARRANTS...

Beach Hut Deli of El Dorado Hills Named "Small Business of the Year" says Assemblywoman Beth Gaines

by Placerville Newswire / May 31, 2016 / comments

El Dorado Hills, CA – Assemblywoman Beth Gaines (R-El Dorado Hills) announced that Beach Hut Deli in El Dorado Hills, owned and operated by Steve Brown, has been named the Small Business of the Year for Assembly District 6.
 

Flightz Wine and Craft Beer to Open in La Borgata at Serrano in September

by Placerville Newswire / May 31, 2016 / comments

Flightz, a new venue coming to El Dorado Hills will serve wine and craft beer and give El Dorado Hills residents a new place to unwind.

Flightz will serve wine, craft beer and small plates of food, according to Gretchen Tobin, director of transaction services for ProEquity Real Estate Services.  La Borgata had a wine bar in the past, but that business closed.  Other failed businesses in the La Borgata center included Le Petit Château, and Masque Ristorante.  

The center now has two restaurants, Sky Sushi and Sienna.

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