County honors kayaker’s life-saving efforts
MARK DIVITTORIO kayaks down the north fork of the American River near Kyburz on Thursday, May 16. He was awarded a plaque and celebrated at a Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 14. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins
The right guy in the right place at the right time," is how Mark Divittorio was informally described by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, May 14. The veteran kayaker was awarded a hero's plaque by the board for his rescue of a Livermore family from the American River near Kyburz on April 4.
Divittorio described his role in the dramatic events in a bit ...