Lake levels 8-11-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. Aug. 11, 2011 Elevation (feet) 59.96 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 910,500 93% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 2,596 Outflow 1,843 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Aug. 10, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,466.99 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 38,470 94% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 25 Outflow […]

Lake levels 8-5-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m.Aug. 5, 2011 Elevation (feet) 460.94 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 921,100 94% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 2,462 Outflow 3,519 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. Aug. 4, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,467.91 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 38,971 95% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 27 Outflow (cfs) […]

Clarification

An Aug. 1 story on the Rubicon Trail didn’t mention the creator of the bandanas, starting in 2010. The creator is flyingfrog.com, according to Mary Ellen Szper, owner to the business.

Birth announcement

DANIKA MAE SALDIVAR,  baby girl, 9 pounds, 21.25 inches, born July 29 at Kaiser Roseville to Lee and Crystal Saldivar of Lotus.

Lake levels 7-31-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. July 31, 2011 Elevation (feet) 462.16 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 934,500 96% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 3,064 Outflow 6,464 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. July 27, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,468.65 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 39,517 96% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 21 Outflow […]

Lake levels 7-21-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. July 22, 2011 Elevation (feet) 463.7 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 951,400 97% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 4,187 Outflow 4,498 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. July 21, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,469.32 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 39,948 97% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 55 Outflow […]

Divorces and dissolutions of marriage

Gordon A. Smith and Kathryn W. Smith, June 28, 2011 Cindy P. Gold and Antonio Gold, June 28, 2011 Rosa Tuttle and Brian Tuttle, June 28, 2011 Shannon M. Daugherty and Caroline S. Daugherty, June 28, 2011 Brianne Patricia Pankratz and Anthony Pankratz, June 28, 2011 Marcia Sadlowski Markland and Kent Donald Markland, June 28, […]

Weather stats 7-21-11

Placerville weather statistics Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date  Rain 1-Jul 0.00 2-Jul 0.00 3-Jul 0.00 4-Jul 0.00 5-Jul 0.00 6-Jul 0.00 7-Jul 0.00 8-Jul 0.00 9-Jul 0.00 10-Jul 0.00 11-Jul 0.00 12-Jul 0.00 13-Jul 0.00 14-Jul 0.00 15-Jul 0.00 16-Jul 0.00 17-Jul 0.00 18-Jul […]

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Lake levels 7-19-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. July 19, 2011 Elevation (feet) 464.02 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 954,900 98% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 3,404 Outflow 4,500 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. July 14, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,469.87 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 40,305 98% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 21 Outflow […]

DUI log: 7/19

The following were arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs of alcohol: CHARLES CORRASA, 29, Pollock Pines, booked June 24 by CHP, bail listed at $2,500. SCOTT BARAN, 31, Placerville, booked June 25 by CHP, bail listed at $10,000. TYLER HARP, 26, Placerville, booked June 25 by CHP, bail listed at […]

GDPUD budget squeaks through

GEORGETOWN — With a nearly 5 percent drop in non-operating revenue, the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District Board of Directors July 12 approved the budget for the fiscal year that began July 1. Operating revenue — water and wastewater sales — is projected to increase more than 8 percent. Total income is forecast to be […]

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Lakes 7-7-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. July 7, 2011 Elevation (feet) 463.46 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 948,800 97% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 7,922 Outflow 8,335 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. July 6, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,470.68 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 40,822 99% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 35 Outflow […]

Fall from casino balcony likely suicide, officials say

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A preliminary investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has found a Placerville woman who fell from the Horizon Casino Resort Friday killed herself, according to a Tuesday statement from Sgt. Jim Halsey.  Loretta Sangara, 68, died after falling from a 14th floor balcony about 10 a.m. July 1. “While the investigation […]

Local woman falls to her death in Stateline

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Detectives of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in Nevada are investigating the death of a Placerville woman who fell from a 14th floor balcony at the Horizon Casino in Stateline.  The body of the woman, later identified as 68-year-old Loretta Sangara, was discovered by Horizon Casino security officers about 10 a.m. Friday. […]

Weather stats 6-30-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date  Rain 1-Jun 0.00 2-Jun 0.25 3-Jun 0.00 4-Jun 0.00 5-Jun 0.00 6-Jun 1.46 7-Jun 0.16 8-Jun 0.00 9-Jun 0.00 10-Jun 0.00 11-Jun 0.00 12-Jun 0.00 13-Jun 0.00 14-Jun 0.00 15-Jun 0.00 16-Jun 0.00 17-Jun 0.00 18-Jun […]

Lake levels 6-30-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. June 30, 2011 Elevation (feet) 461.41 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 926,300 95% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 12,672 Outflow 11,051 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. June 29, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,471.24 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 41,181 100% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 124 Outflow […]

Sex offender busted for failure to register

A Placerville man was arrested last week for failing to properly register for his offense, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Golmitz said Benjamin Burmley, 68, was arrested the morning of June 24 at his residence on Cold Springs Road in Placerville after detectives and county probation officers learned he […]

DUI log: 6/30

The following were arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle while under the influence of drugs of alcohol: AMY ARMANTROUT, 62, Garden Valley, booked June 3 by CHP, bail listed at $2,500. NARISHA BONAKDAR, 30, El Dorado Hills, booked June 4 by CHP, bail listed at $2,500. KERRIE FOSTER, 24, El Dorado, booked June 4 […]

Clarification

In the article “Another EDH home burns” published June 29 incorrect information regarding the spelling of the homeowner’s name was given to the Mountain Democrat. The homeowner is John Mouritsen.

EID gets favorable audit, advances capital projects

The El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors on June 27 received and unanimously voted to file the 2010 annual audit. The audit report, prepared by Maze and Associates, Certified Public Accountants, reported no material discrepancies and states that the financial statements represent fairly the financial position of the district in all material respects as of Dec. 31, […]

Ecosystem Restoration funding comment period open

The California Department of Fish and Game is accepting comments on recommendations for proposed projects related to the 2010-2011 CALFED Ecosystem Restoration Program. As the state implementing agency for the ERP, the DFG released a Proposal Solicitation Package in December 2010 requesting proposals focused on three ERP priorities: 1) Restoration projects that restore or enhance […]

Clarification

Key facts in the “River rescue saves South County kayaker” story from the Monday, June 26, edition of the Mountain Democrat were not known until after press time. Responders from the Pioneer Fire Protection District — including Chief Bob Gill and volunteer firefighter Phil Dayton — were first on the scene during for the rescue attempt. Also, […]

County not in market for mitigation lands

El Dorado County supervisors backed each other up Tuesday afternoon to reject any notion that the county should acquire more land in order to mitigate environmental losses due to future development. The issue was raised during a presentation by Development Services Director Roger Trout. On the agenda to ask the board to approve a request […]

Lake levels 6-24-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. June 23, 2011 Elevation (feet) 459.65 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 907,100 93% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 12,729 Outflow 12,318 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. June 22, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,471.17 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 41,136 100% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 77 Outflow […]

Nerwinski to open Dist. 3 campaign office

As the new El Dorado County supervisorial district map adoption draws nears, Cathy Nerwinski, candidate for the Board of Supervisors in District 3, announced the opening of her campaign headquarters June 24. The office is at 680 Placerville Drive, Placerville. The public is invited to the campaign office opening party, which will include local wines, […]

May divorces and dissolutions

Barbara Deniece Allen and Charles Timothy Wolfe, May 16, 2011 Richard Eric Jenkins and Diane Gail Jenkins, May 13, 2011 Dianna Lynn Sorby and Brian Russell Sorby, May 9, 2011 Audrey Lopez and Brandon Loring, May 9, 2011 Kimberly Schafer-Yoda and Joel Yoda Jr., May 9, 2011 Gilmer B. Wheeler and Christine D. Flaherty, May […]

Lake levels 6-19-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. June 19, 2011 Elevation (feet) 460.6 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 917,400 94% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 11,225 Outflow 12,074 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. June 15, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,471.24 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 41,181 100% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 80 Outflow […]

Placerville man tazed, arrested after night of drinking

A wild evening of drinking proved to be too much for one Placerville man to handle, as he was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of vandalizing a Lotus bar. El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of vandalism in progress at 2 a.m. Tuesday at the Coloma Club in Lotus. Austin Hillendahl, […]

DUI log: 6/17

The following were arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle while under the influence of drugs of alcohol: JESSE WHEELER, 21, Camino, booked May 9 by CHP, bail listed at $2,500. ALAN HALE, 67,Cameron Park, booked May 10 by CHP, bail listed at $2,500. CHRISTOPHER RUTTER, 22, Greenwood, booked May 10 by CHP, bail listed […]

Weather stats 6-7-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date  Rain 1-Jun 0.00 2-Jun 0.25 3-Jun 0.00 4-Jun 0.00 5-Jun 0.00 6-Jun 1.46 7-Jun 0.16 June rainfall to date 1.87 137-year average rain for month of June 0.5 137-year average cumulative total through June 39.61 Season […]

Lake levels 6-6-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. June 6, 2011 Elevation (feet) 457.59 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 885,000 91% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 7,461 Outflow 7,123 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. June 1, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,471.11 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 41,097 100% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 25 Outflow […]

Weather stats 6-2-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat’s Broadway office at 8:30 a.m. on last date listed. Date Rain 1-Jun 0.00 2-Jun 0.25 June rainfall to date 0.25 137-year average rain for month of June 0.5 137-year average cumulative total through June 39.61 Season rain total starting July 2010 47.93 Rainfall to […]

Weather stats 5-31-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Placerville weather statistics reported by PG&E’s Missouri Flat office at 8 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain 1-May 0.00 2-May 0.00 3-May 0.00 4-May 0.00 5-May 0.00 6-May 0.00 7-May 0.00 8-May 0.00 9-May 0.00 10-May 0.00 11-May 0.00 12-May 0.00 13-May 0.00 14-May 0.00 15-May 0.00 16-May 0.00 […]

Weather stats 5-27-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Placerville weather statistics are reported by the Mountain Democrat rain gauge on Broadway at 9 a.m. on last date listed. Date Rain 1-May 0.00 2-May 0.00 3-May 0.00 4-May 0.00 5-May 0.00 6-May 0.00 7-May 0.00 8-May 0.00 9-May 0.00 10-May 0.00 11-May 0.00 12-May 0.00 13-May 0.00 14-May 0.00 15-May 0.00 […]

Lake levels 5-27-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. May 27, 2011 Elevation (feet) 455.11 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 858,700 88% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 8,297 Outflow 5,731 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. May 26, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,471.23 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 41,175 100% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 72 Outflow […]

Georgetown woman killed in motorcycle accident

Georgetown resident Tracie Murchie, 39, was killed last week when the motorcycle her husband was driving collided with a pickup truck. Tracie and husband Steve, also 39, were riding a 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound on Wentworth Springs Road, east of Hotchkiss Hill Road, on Tuesday when the bike’s driver lost control trying to avoid a […]

Lake levels 5-24-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. May 24, 2011 Elevation (feet) 453.97 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 846,700 87% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 8,805 Outflow 7,167 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. May 3, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,471.17 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 41,136 100% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 51 Outflow […]

Dissolutions of marriage

Renee Pompei Ciokewicz and Jeffrey J. Ciokewicz, April 25, 2011 Andrea Pomi and Steve Pomi, April 25, 2011 Melissa R. Swick and Mark F. Swick, April 25, 2011 Carol Wallace and William Wallace, April 25, 2011 Erin Lee Norman and Shaka A. Norman, April 25, 2011 Lindsey J. James and Clifford H. James, April 25, […]

DUI arrests

The following were arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs: SHANNON ANGI, 44, Pollock Pines, booked April 25 by sheriff’s deputies, bail listed at $100,000. BRANDON ESPINOZA, 31, Folsom, booked April 25 by CHP, bail listed at $2,500. BRANDON KNUTSON, 27, El Dorado Hills, booked April 26 […]

Forest Service seeks comment on Upper Truckee River Restoration

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, working with the California Tahoe Conservancy, is proposing to restore the Sunset Stables Reach of the Upper Truckee River. The proposed project would replace the existing channel with a new one that has the width, depth and curves of a more naturally […]

DUI log

The following were arrested on suspicion of driving a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol: JUSTIN ATKINS, 22, Placerville, booked April 2 by CHP, bail listed at $5,000. SCOTT BARRY, 45, Shingle Springs, booked April 2 by CHP, bail listed at $2,500. SAMUEL KRAUS, 19, Placerville, booked April 2 by CHP, bail […]

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Lake levels 5-4-11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. May 4, 2011 Elevation (feet) 445.34 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 758,500 78% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 9,854 Outflow 7,890 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 8 a.m. May 3, 2011 Elevation (ft) 3,471.17 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 41,136 100% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 51 Outflow […]

Rainfall stats 5-1-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8 a.m. on last date listed. Date  Rain 1-Apr 0.00 2-Apr 0.00 3-Apr 0.00 4-Apr 0.15 5-Apr 0.00 6-Apr 0.00 7-Apr 0.00 8-Apr 0.00 9-Apr 0.00 10-Apr 0.00 11-Apr 0.00 12-Apr 0.00 13-Apr 0.00 14-Apr 0.25 15-Apr 0.00 16-Apr 28 0.00 17-Apr 0.00 […]

Clarification

It was incorrectly reported April 13 that Elizabeth Caffrey was released on $2,500 bail. Though she was arrested on suspicion of DUI March 19 with bail set at $2,500, she was released March 22 without posting bail. The release came at the request of the district attorney under Penal Code Section 849b (1), which can […]

California ocean and inland salmon seasons set

The California Fish and Game Commission has adopted ocean salmon fishing regulations that allow for a season this year. Inland salmon season regulations were also adopted for the Central Valley, and Klamath and Trinity rivers. This represents a restoration of the traditional salmon fishery throughout California, the first since major closures were enacted in 2008 […]