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County invites comment on General Plan policy

PLACERVILLE — Prompted by resident concerns over proposed housing developments, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors is asking the public for additional feedback. Supervisors are considering a new policy to guide evaluation of large, privately initiated developments that would require a change to the El Dorado County General Plan. Staff from the county’s Community […]

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Marshall’s daVinci robotic-assisted surgeries take leap forward

Marshall Medical Center invested last year in a state-of-the-art daVinci robotic surgical system. Previously available only at large, multi-hospital health systems, the daVinci has become another important option for minimally-invasive surgery at Marshall. daVinci surgeries are almost always outpatient, and result in less blood loss, fewer and smaller incisions, less pain and a quicker recovery […]

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Hometown Hero: Evan Reuter

Air Force Airman 1st Class Evan A.L. Reuter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

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Deputy shoots man in the hand

An El Dorado County sheriff’s deupty shot a man allegedly brandishing a gun on Silva Valley Road Wednesday night. Joshua Whitecotton, 21, suffered an injury to his hand and was taken to UC Davis Medical Center for treatment. He was set to be booked into the El Dorado County Jail on suspicion of assault with […]

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Use caution during hot conditions

El Dorado County Public Health officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves during the expected hot weather. “When temperatures reach into and above 100 degrees, it is important to drink plenty of water, limit physical exertion and stay indoors in an air-conditioned location as much as possible,” said Dr. Alicia Paris, El Dorado […]

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Folsom Pro Rodeo ready to ride

FOLSOM — Bucking bulls kicking their heels in the air throwing both dirt and cowboys is just part of the non-stop action at Folsom Pro Rodeo set for July 4, 5 and 6. Also packed into each evening is a high-flying motocross show, explosive fireworks, rodeo clown antics and live music. Fans will struggle to […]

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Nutting calls charges politically motivated; Harn, Pierson fight back

While he awaits a new court date, Supervisor Ray Nutting has taken his defense public, claiming “political motives” have put him under public scrutiny and subject to a number of legal charges, both felony and misdemeanor. Nutting specifically identifies El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson and El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn as being […]

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