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Storm Damage And Tree Work To Impact Two Calaveras County Roadways
Calaveras County, CA – Two road projects this week in Calaveras County — one lasting a day and the other through July. Work began this week on the construction of the final 2019 Winter Storm Recovery Project: Railroad Flat Road Intersection Realignment. The Calaveras County Department of Public Works has hired George Reed, Inc., to complete the project, which will be done in two phases. With the department providing this schedule:
Alleged Online Child Predator Arrested in El Dorado County
Originally Published By: El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. “EDSO High Tech Crimes Detectives were conducting an undercover internet crimes investigation when they were solicited by a 41 year old man who thought he was chatting with a 13 year old female. The suspect arranged to meet with the juvenile in a public location within El Dorado County with the intentions of having sex with the girl.
Orphaned coyote pup discovered sneaking into California dog kennel
A coyote pup that lost its family decided to find some company and squeezed into a kennel with dogs, wildlife officials said.
Pair suspected in March Worton's Market burglary arrested in El Dorado County
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday the pair suspected in a burglary at Worton’s Market in Foresthill in March have been arrested. On March 27, deputies responded to the market just before 3 a.m. for a report of a burglary and noticed the front doors torn off the frame. According to the Sheriff’s Office, surveillance video showed a blue and silver Dodge truck ram into the business, followed by two males attempting to steal the ATM.
Grammy-winning legends join forces for show at Modesto-region venue. How to get tickets
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Crime log May 22 – 28
The following was taken from El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office logs:. 8:33 a.m. Deputies responded to a battery reported on Garden Valley Road in Garden Valley. 3:01 p.m. A suspicious subject was reported at Holiday Market on Ellinghouse Drive in Garden Valley. The location checked clear when deputies responded.
Update: Power Outage Impacting 1,500 In Mother Lode
Update at 5:40 p.m.: PG&E reports that all the power has been restored to customers in Tuolumne County and all but 23 in Calaveras. Those customers are along Highway 4 between Cottage Springs and Ganns. The utility gives a restoration time of 11:15 p.m. Further details on those outages are below.
Prescribed Burning Next Week At Calaveras Big Trees
Arnold, CA — Strategic burning is scheduled to begin as early as Monday, June 12 at Calaveras Big Trees State Park. 155 acres are scheduled to be burned in partnership between the State Parks and CAL Fire. The California State Parks Department notes that it will include areas along...
Forecast calls for drier Friday before next system arrives
No flooding was reported on Thursday, as Markleeville received .86 inches of rain with .8 inches at Spratt Creek just upstream. A gauge at Centerville recorded a third of an inch of rain over the course of three hours, reflecting the rain that fell in the center of the Valley.
Some Calaveras County residents propose tax hike to ensure fire stations are staffed
CALAVERAS COUNTY — As we enter fire season, many rural counties across California are facing a big problem: they don't have enough firefighters and can't pay the ones they do have.Some residents in Calaveras County are trying to convince their neighbors that a small tax could make a big difference.This small Calaveras Consolidated Fire Protection District is all that stands in the way of a spark and the next big blaze."I have sleepless nights," said Chief Richard Dickinson.Chief Dickinson oversees the district, but he has a big problem: he can't pay his staff enough."I'm going to use Starbucks. They have...
El Dorado … State? Residents explore California break-up
“We want control of our government, of our schools and of our way of life. We’re pioneer stock around here and we have that indomitable spirit.”. A group of residents from El Dorado County met May 24 at the El Dorado Community Hall to discuss a newly devised plan to split a state off California. Rather than the State of Jefferson or New California State plans that aim to carve off a third or half the state, this new plan aims much smaller — making El Dorado County into El Dorado State.
Northern California man arrested for numerous death threats to high school after state-title football game: Report
The National Federation of State High School Association's concerns of fan behavior has hit a new low. According to a report by the Southern California News Group, a Northern California man has been arrested in connection with death threats to members of a Southern California school, its ...
Van Buren County man involved in New Year’s Day fatal shooting pleads guilty to felony firearms
VAN BUREN COUNTY, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – A Van Buren County man who allegedly killed two people by celebratory gunfire on New Year’s Day pleadi guilty to a charge of felony weapons last Thursday, June 1. 62-year-old Christopher Toppenberg had previously faced two counts of second-degree murder and...
Food Bank of El Dorado County named nonprofit of year by assemblyman
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — The Food Bank of El Dorado County has been selected as a 2023 California Nonprofit of the Year by State Assemblyman Joe Patterson. The Food Bank of El Dorado County provides a countywide safety net for El Dorado County’s at-risk population. Partnering with 30 community-based organizations, which have been strategically placed in communities throughout El Dorado County, this Emergency Food Assistance Network provides food assistance to thousands of our neighbors that struggle to make ends meet day in and day out.
Pollock Pines addresses safety concerns following crash that sent 5 children to the hospital
POLLOCK PINES, Calif. — Wednesday marks one week since five kids were struck by a van at a crosswalk in Pollock Pines. Three of those children suffered from major injuries. Four-year-old Juniper remains in the hospital fighting for her life. As the community works to move forward from this...
2 more suspects arrested after another phone line cutting incident in Amador County
AMADOR COUNTY – A suspect who was already on probation for a recent arrest on cutting phone lines has been arrested in Amador County for another incident of AT&T phone lines getting cut. The Amador County Sheriff's Office says, Sunday evening, dispatchers found that phone lines were down again. Back in early May, Amador County saw a fiber line cut that knocked out 911 service for hours. The suspects in that incident had cut lines near the intersection of Highways 88 and 123 in Ione. Dispatchers sent a deputy to that same area after Sunday's incident – and two more...
New Details Regarding Weekend Valley Springs House Fire
Valley Springs, CA – There is new information regarding a Valley Springs house fire that broke out this weekend, and fire officials report one person escaped the flames but several pets perished. The blaze ignited at a residence located in the 500 block of Highway 12 and Lime Creek...
Warming Climate Boosts Tropical Fruit Farming in Northern California
Climate change, while often associated with negative consequences, has brought about new agricultural possibilities for farmers in Northern California. The increasing temperatures have made the region more conducive to the growth of tropical fruits, which were previously exclusive to Southern California, according to a report by Kelsi Thorud. This shift has prompted local farmers to explore and experiment with new crops.
Alexis Gabe's family plans funeral services, ‘Our daughter is coming home'
The Gabe family has scheduled public and private events to celebrate her life later this month.
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