1 2 3 31

Lake levels

Lake Aloha, as of Sept. 3 Water elevation 10.22 feet Storage level 576 acre-feet Percent full 12% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 4.30 cfs Echo Lake, as of Sept. 3 Water elevation 4.84 feet Storage level 1,558 acre-feet Percent full 80% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 0.16 cfs Caples Lake, as of Sept. 3 Water elevation 52.69 […]

Correction

Monday’s story headlined “Norma Santiago joins Briggs in back pay fight” incorrectly identified Jon Hendrickson as an attorney with the law firm of George Hills. Hendrickson clarified his position in an e-mail to the Mountain Democrat Tuesday. “I am not an attorney and my employer, George Hills Company Inc., is not a law firm. The […]

DUI Log

Joseph Leonard, 30, of Placerville, booked Aug. 27 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $5,000. John Garber, 65, of Brentwood, booked Aug. 28 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $5,000. Jose Rodriguez, no age listed, of Diamond Springs, booked Aug. 28 by EDSO, bail listed $5,000. Lance Smith, 54, of Rocklin, booked Aug. 28 by Placerville CHP, […]

News briefs

School district updates its website The El Dorado Union High School District invites students, parents and community members to explore the new district-wide websites and social media pages. This initiative is in response to the Board of Trustees establishing communication to parents and all stakeholders as a top priority of the district. With the support […]

Building permits issued Aug. 24-29

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – DEMLTN – 1-FMLY $0 1 BUILDG – NEW – BARN $60,478.52 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $35,388.36 1 BUILDG – REACT – ROOF $12,000 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $23,033 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $18,000 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $21,000 18 ELCTRC – […]

Correction

In the Monday, Aug. 31, article “New cancer center elevates care” the Shingle Springs-Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce elite sponsors were inadvertently listed as the cancer center’s elite sponsors.

Crime Log

Aug. 17 12:15 a.m. A 57-year-old woman reported damaged locks on a residence on Cold Springs Road in Placerville. 8:04 a.m. A 45-year-old man reported an attempt to steal his horse. An assault with a deadly weapon happened during the incident on Missouri Flat Road in Diamond Springs. 8:23 a.m. A 59-year-old woman reported bicycles […]

Lake levels

Loon Lake, as of Aug. 25 Water elevation 6,380.5 feet Storage level 33,920 acre-feet Percent full 49% Inflow 2 cfs Outflow 17 cfs Ice House, as of Aug. 25 Water elevation 5,431.4 feet Storage level 31,820 acre-feet Percent full 73% Inflow 2 cfs Outflow 20 cfs Union Valley, as of Aug. 25 Water elevation 4,828.5 […]

Divorces: July 2015

Melissa Lynn de la Pena and Michael Joseph de la Pena, July 28, 2015 Tracy L. Ross and Ryan W. Norman, July 28, 2015 Lisa Wicks and Gene Wicks, July 28, 2015 Julee Sucharda and Zdenek Sucharda, July 28, 2015 Julie A. Zulanas and Joseph J. Zulanas, July 28, 2015 Charlotte Sovereen and Scott Walton, […]

News bites, Aug. 26

Bridge replacement meetings A public meeting regarding the Green Valley Road at Indian Creek and Green Valley Road at Mound Springs Creek bridge replacement projects will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, in the El Dorado County Planning Commission hearing room, 2850 Fairlane Court, Building C, Placerville. The county’s Transportation Division proposes […]

Correction

In the Friday, Aug. 21, article “K-9 deputies get new gear,” Vearl La Berge’s husband should have been identified Jim La Berge, not David La Berge.

Building permits issued Aug. 17-21

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – LIVSPC $9,873.50 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $692,106.02 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $57,571.79 1 BUILDG – REACT – DECK $15,910.89 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $15,310 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $400,000 1 BUILDG – REPLAC – 1-FMLY $999,632.68 5 BUILDG – […]

Crime Log

Aug. 13 1:29 a.m. A male was arrested for possession of narcotics on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs. 6:30 p.m. A locally stolen vehicle was recovered on Bucks Bar Road in Somerset. 9:06 a.m. A 43-year-old woman reported petty theft from an unlocked vehicle on Coach Lane in Cameron Park. 1:46 p.m. Unknown suspects […]

Lake levels

Stumpy Meadows, as of Aug. 19 Water elevation 4,221 feet Storage level 8,750 acre-feet Percent full 44% Inflow 2.03 cfs Outflow 4.8 cfs Loon Lake, as of Aug. 18 Water elevation 6,380.8 feet Storage level 34,220 acre-feet Percent full 49% Inflow 2 cfs Outflow 18 cfs Ice House, as of Aug. 18 Water elevation 5,431.8 […]

Corrections

The Aug. 14 Mountain Democrat story titled “‘Jeffersons’ explain why they want their own state” incorrectly reported that Lake County is one of a half-dozen Northern California counties whose boards of supervisors have signed a “declaration of support” for “secession from the State of California and the formation of State of Jefferson.” A June 28, 2015, […]

DUI Log

Herbert Goldblum, 66, of Volcano, booked on Aug. 13 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $10,000. Greta Gregorvich, 53, of Camino, booked on Aug. 13 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $10,000. Danielle Starr, 31, of Shingle Springs, booked Aug. 13 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $20,000. Gildardo Jeronimo-Alejos, 33, of Cameron Park, booked Aug. 14 by […]

Building permits issued Aug. 10-14

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $120,795.84 2 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $1,945,409.39 3 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $61,133.86 13 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $5,619,082.57 1 BUILDG – REPLAC – DECK $20,221.92 1 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $16,230 1 ELCTRC – NEW – LNDSCP $7,500 21 ELCTRC – […]

Statewide fire summary

Cal Fire incidents Jerusalem Fire — Lake & Napa counties off Jerusalem Grade Road northeast of Middleton — has burned approximately 25,146 acres and is 82 percent contained. All evacuations have been lifted Humboldt lightning fires — More than 75 fires continue to burn in Humboldt County with approximately 4,883 acres burned. The fires are […]

Crime Log

Aug. 7 7:13 a.m. A person acting suspiciously was detained for a weapons violation and disorderly conduct on Taylor Creek in South Lake Tahoe. 7:56 a.m. A 31-year-old man reported stolen power tools from his garage on Tri Lane in Cameron Park. 9:04 a.m. A man reported vandalism and possible burglary to a business on […]

DUI Log

Aaron Listberger, 23, of Folsom, booked July 23 by CHP, bail amount $15,000. Alicia Kortas, 28, of Cameron Park, booked July 24 by El Dorado Sheriff’s Office, no bail listed. Matthew Leatherby, 35, of Citrus Heights, booked July 24 by Placerville Police Department, no bail listed. Brandon Baptiste, 31, of Placerville, booked July 25 by […]

News Bites: Aug. 12

Minimum wage measure collecting signatures Secretary of State Alex Padilla recently announced the proponents of a new minimum wage initiative may begin collecting petition signatures. Under existing law, California’s minimum wage will increase from $9 per hour to $10 per hour on Jan. 1, 2016. This measure increases the minimum wage to $11 per hour, effective Jan. […]

Crime Log

Aug. 1 3:39 a.m. A 29-year-old man called in a noise complaint at a vacation rental on High Meadows Trail in Mountain Meadows. 6:37 a.m. Chain saws were stolen from a commercial business on Lotus Road in Rescue. 11 a.m. A 69-year-old man’s cabin along Highway 50 in Twin Bridges was broken into several times […]

Statewide fire summary

Cal Fire incidents Rocky Fire — Lake, Colusa and Yolo counties, east of Lower Lake — has burned approximately 69,600 acres and is 40 percent contained. Evacuations are in effect. Humboldt lightning fires — More than 75 fires continue to burn in Humboldt County with approximately 3,962 acres burned. The fires are 35 percent contained.  Lowell Fire — Nevada County, You Bet area, […]

Lake levels

Loon Lake, as of Aug. 4 Water elevation 6,381.4 feet Storage level 34,880 acre-feet Percent full 50% Inflow 6 cfs Outflow 16 cfs Ice House, as of Aug. 4 Water elevation 5,432.7 feet Storage level 32,590 acre-feet Percent full 75% Inflow 1 cfs Outflow 20 cfs Union Valley, as of Aug. 4 Water elevation 4,836.4 […]

Building permits issued July 27-31

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $117,534.64 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $45,686.56 9 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $3,566,038.67 1 BUILDG – NEW – SCHOOL $128,726.4 1 BUILDG – REACT – HARDSH $0 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $45,000 1 BUILDG – REMODL – OFFICE $30,000 2 BUILDG – […]

News Bites: Aug. 5

Veterans benefits forum Congressman Tom McClintock will join officials from the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide information on the department’s benefits and its service delivery procedures at a special forum at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the Placerville Town Hall, 549 Main St. Joining the Congressman at the forum will be Juilianna Boor, Director […]

Statewide fire summary

Cal Fire incidents Rocky Fire — Lake, Colusa and Yolo counties, east of Lower Lake — has burned approximately 46,000 acres and is 5 percent contained., Evacuations are in effect as nearly 6,300 structures are threatened. Highways 20 and 16 are closed in the fire area. Mendocino lightning fires — Mendocino County is battling six fires that have charred more than 50 […]

Crime Log

July 20 5:55 a.m. A suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon on a 45-year-old victim on William Way in Camino. 11:13 a.m. A party reported a man on their property with a firearm. When the deputies searched and found no one, the reporting party was found to be under the influence of […]

News bites: July 31

Fire Station 49 gets a new look Construction has begun at Diamond Springs-El Dorado Fire Protection District’s Station 49 at 501 Main St. in Diamond Springs. The scope of work includes repairing dry rot caused by water intrusion and replacement of windows that were leaking. During the course of repairs the building will undergo some architectural […]

Lake levels

Loon Lake, as of July 28 Water elevation 6,381.8 feet Storage level 35,240 acre-feet Percent full 51% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 16 cfs Ice House, as of July 28 Water elevation 5,434 feet Storage level 33,360 acre-feet Percent full 77% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 97 cfs Union Valley, as of July 28 Water elevation 4,838.4 […]

Building permits, issued July 20-24

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – LIVSPC $99,646.3 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – OFFICE $83,108.24 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – TOWR-C $10,000 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $38,481.78 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $31,775 1 BUILDG – REMODL – RSTRNT $17,000 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $13,200 1 ELCTRC – […]

Statewide fire summary

Cal Fire incidents Lowell Fire, Nevada County in the You Bet area west of Alta, has burned approximately 2,233 acres and is 30 percent contained. Evacuations are in  effect as about 1,800 structures are threatened. Full containment expected on Aug. 1. Wragg Fire, Napa & Solano counties off Highway 128 near Lake Berryessa, has burned approximately 6,591 acres and is 80 percent […]

Crime Log

July 13 8:23 a.m. A suspect broke into a coin operated vacuum machine and stole some change on Pleasant Valley Road in Diamond Springs. 9:50 a.m. A 69-year-old man reported vandalism on Clear Creek Road in Placerville. 10:06 a.m. A 58-year-old woman experienced theft from her vehicle on La Crescenta Road in Placerville. 10:06 a.m. […]

News Bites

Georgetown Town Hall Meeting Congressman Tom McClintock will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the Georgetown Community Center, 6329 Lower Main St. County, Tahoe team up El Dorado County and the City of South Lake Tahoe are exploring creation of an “ad hoc” committee to begin looking at […]

Correction

A man who identified himself as Shane Douglas called the Mountain Democrat to say he is not engaged and is not getting married this July contrary to the announcement that ran in the Friday, July 3. Mountain Democrat.

Correction

Monday’s article about the county’s new “early separation incentive” failed to include one department’s roster of early retirees. The Board of Supervisors approved one of its own staff members among the 16 who will receive the incentive.

DUI Log

Donald Garrett, 22, of El Dorado Hills, booked on July 17 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $5,000 Frank Marilou, 49, of Oroville, booked on July 18 by El Dorado County Sheriffs Office, bail listed $10,000. Eric Hewitt, 26, of Placerville, booked on July 18 by Placerville Police Department, bail listed $5,000. Erin Thomas, 40, of […]

Lake levels

  Stumpy Meadows, as of July 22 Water elevation 4,224 feet 9 inches Storage level 9,688 acre-feet Percent full 48% Inflow 3.08 cfs Outflow 33 cfs Loon Lake, as of July 21 Water elevation 6,302 feet Storage level 35,500 acre-feet Percent full 51% Inflow 13 cfs Outflow 28 cfs Ice House, as of July 21 […]

Building permits issued July 13-17

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $39,774.24 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $354,606.77 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $6,740.64 8 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $3,621,363.1 1 BUILDG – NEW – TEMP-C $40,227 1 BUILDG – REACT – 1-FMLY $1,192,862 1 BUILDG – REACT – ROOF $39,000 1 BUILDG – […]

Crime Log

July 9 5:15 a.m. Suspects forced entry into a residence and stole property on Mother Lode Drive in Placerville. 8:15 a.m. An attempted vehicle burglary occurred on Sophia Parkway in El Dorado Hills. 1 p.m. A 77-year-old woman reported stolen registration from her vehicle on Wilson Boulevard in El Dorado Hills. 1:15 p.m. A 19-year-old […]

Lake levels

Stumpy Meadows, as of July 15 Water elevation 4,226 feet 5 inches Storage level 10,076 acre-feet Percent full 50% Inflow 3 cfs Outflow 25 cfs Loon Lake, as of July 14 Water elevation 6,382.3 Storage level 35,790 acre-feet Percent full 52% Inflow 4 cfs Outflow 17 cfs Ice House, as of July 14 Water elevation […]

DUI Log

Jason Mount, 37, of El Dorado Hills, booked July 4 by CHP, bail listed at $15,000. Gordon Olsen, 76, of Pollock Pines, booked July 4 by CHP, bail listed at $15,000. Larry Nunez, 37, of Placerville, booked July 5 by CHP, bail listed at $5,000. Cidronio Perez, 34, of Diamond Springs, booked July 5 by […]

News bites: July 15, 2015

Find a job El Dorado County Connections – One Stop will host a free Hiring Event from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 16, at the Cameron Park Library, 2500 Country Club Drive. LaborMax Staffing is now hiring for both full-time and part-time labor and clerical positions. LaborMax Staffing representatives will be available at the hiring […]

Building permits issued July 6-10

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – OFFICE $96,550.6 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $432,261.58 1 BUILDG – NEW – CANOPY $288 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $33,422.34 1 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $420,352.06 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $9,147 1 BUILDG – REMODL – CHURCH $5,500 1 BUILDG – […]

Correction

Regarding the story “Looks like Gaines in District 1 race” published on Monday, July 13. Districts 1, 2 and 3 seats on the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will be decided in the 2016 election, not 2015. Also, El Dorado Hills resident Steve Ferry is a retired mortgage banker.

1 2 3 31