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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.

Crime Log

July 4 2:19 a.m. Deputies responded to a noise disturbance at a vacation rental on Ormsby Drive in Mountain Meadows. The renter was warned about excessive noise. 3:17 a.m. A 63-year-old man caught an unknown suspect trying to burglarize his garage on Woodleigh Lane in Cameron Park. The suspect got away; nothing was stolen. 6:12 a.m. A 47-year-old […]

Clarification

The caboose referenced in the editorial “Weeds and a bad ‘welcome sign’ of the times” published on Friday, July 3, belongs to the city of Placerville.

Building permits issued June 29-July 3

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 3 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $59,934.03 11 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $3,868,374.05 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $41,000 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $35,657 1 ELCTRC – NEW – LNDSCP $850 8 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $187,000 5 MECHAN – NEW – 1-FMLY $39,984 3 PLUMBG – […]

Lake levels

Stumpy Meadows, as of July 1 Water elevation 4,229 feet 6 inches Storage level 10,785 acre-feet Percent full 54% Inflow 3.5 cfs Outflow 27.8 cfs Loon Lake, as of July 1 Water elevation 6,382 feet 8 inches Storage level 36,250 acre-feet Percent full 52% Inflow 6 cfs Outflow 120 Ice House Water elevation 5,437 feet […]

Crime Log: July 1-3

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: July 1 8:19 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Robin Lane in Cameron Park. 8:56 a.m. A burglary was reported at the Coloma Post Office. 10:44 a.m. An 80-year-old man reported a grand theft on Missouri Flat Road in Placerville. 11:58 p.m. A petty theft […]

Crime Log: June 23-30

June 23 11 a.m. A resident reported an abandoned vehicle on Templeton Drive in El Dorado Hills. An abatement sticker was put on the vehicle. 11:09 p.m. Deputies responded to a report of a roommate brandishing a gun at another roommate on Kirk Lane in Mt. Aukum. June 24 3:58 p.m. A man was arrested and […]

DUI log

JAMES BARSTOW, 22, Placerville, booked June 24 by sheriff’s deputies, bailed listed at $2,500. REBEKAH SCHWARTZ, 42, Roseville, booked June 26 by CHP, bail listed at $15,000. BRYAN TINCHER, 30, Placerville, booked June 26 by Placerville police, bail listed at $5,000. ZACHARIAH DURST, 26, Shingle Springs, booked June 27 by CHP, bail listed at $20,000. […]

Statewide fire summary

Hotter and dry weather began early this week with monsoonal conditions building up again by the end of the week. As several new fires started from lightning strikes over the weekend, fire crew’s initial attack was aggressive to keep the fires small. As of June 29, more than 3,000 firefighters remain on the front lines of […]

Building permits issued June 22-26

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 2 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – ACCBLD $36,456 1 BUILDG – CNVRTO – LIVSPC $36,456 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $21,851.28 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – DECK $17,413.32 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $38,703.2 2 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $730,605.4 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – OFFICE $18,960 1 BUILDG – […]

DUI log

DARYL PEARSON, 45, of Folsom, booked June 19 by the CHP, bail listed at $5,000. CODY SMITH, 24, of El Dorado, booked June 20 by CHP, bail listed at $5,000. JUSTIN SPRINGER, 26, of Cameron Park, booked June 20 by Placerville police, bailed listed at $10,000. ERIC HILL, 59, of Placerville, booked June 21 by […]

Statewide fire summary

As of Sunday morning, approximately 800 lightning strikes in Northern California have hit during the past 24 hours with minimal rainfall, sparking 36 new fires. A majority of the new lightning-sparked wildfires are relatively small, with the largest being 4 acres. On June 28 nearly 3,000 firefighters remained on the front lines of five large active wildfires […]

Building permits June 15-19

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – EXPAND – 1-FMLY $31,917.6 3 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $2,057,945.24 1 BUILDG – NEW – GARAGE $35,950.08 2 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $1,202,949.17 1 BUILDG – REACT – HARDSH $0 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $15,064 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – RETAIL $20,000 2 BUILDG – […]

Correction

Regarding the article “Aiming for a safer community” published oWednesday, June 24, range operator Geof Peabody hopes to have all six law enforcement agencies in El Dorado County doing training at the gun range.

Crime log

June 11 8:26 a.m. Deputies contacted four people who they thought were behaving suspiciously on Highway 50 at Silver Fork. An outdoor marijuana garden was subsequently discovered and the four were arrested. 9 a.m. Mail found on Marina Park Drive in El Dorado Hills was returned to its owner. 10:04 a.m. A mailbox cluster on Blue Oak Court was […]

Correction

Regarding the Mountain Democrat’s Wednesday, June 24, article “Ditch, dam upgrades approved,” El Dorado Irrigation Director Greg Prada did not prepare the graph he circulated at the June 22 EID board meeting. The graph was prepared by EID staff and included in the June 8 board meeting packet.

Crime log

June 1  12:12 a.m. A 20-year-old woman reported being sexually assaulted on Bryan Court, Placerville. No information regarding the possible assailant was given. 3 a.m. A 31-year-old man contacted on Marshall Way in Placerville said he was hit in the head with a baseball bat but he refused to give officers any details regarding the […]

Clarification

Regarding the story “EDH golf course ballot measure in the works” published Monday, June 22: The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Board of Directors voted to pursue an advisory vote ballot measure, which would ask residents what their position is regarding the former executive good course and if it should remain as open space/recreation in […]

Crime Log: May 26-31

May 26 8:31 a.m. A 44-year-old female victim reported petty theft from an unlocked vehicle on Camellia Court in El Dorado Hills. 8:56 a.m. A 66-year-old male reported a burglary on Winchester Drive in Rescue. 9:40 a.m. A suspect damaged a vehicle on Cimmarron Road in Cameron Park with flour and water. 10:37 a.m. A […]

DUI Log: May 26-June 11

STJEPAN BURIC, 56, of Sacramento, booked May 28 by sheriff’s deputies, bail listed at $105,000. MARCOS ENCARNACION, 27, of Cameron Park, booked May 28 by CHP, bail listed at $5,000. JOHN BEAR HOLLOWHORN, 37, Shingle Springs, booked May 28 by sheriff’s deputies, bail listed at $5,000. ANTHONY LEWIS, 48, of Cedar Grove, booked May 29 […]

McClintock holding Placerville Town Hall

Congressman Tom McClintock will host a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, June 30 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chambers at 330 Fair Lane in Placerville. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Building Permits: June 8-12

Permits Issued: June 8 to June 12 SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 3 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $68,483.03 3 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $30,500 2 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $47,000 17 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $347,502 1 ELCTRC – REACT – LNDSCP $1,500 2 GRADNG – NEW – GRADNG $33,000 8 MECHAN – […]

Lake Levels: June 11

Folsom Lake (USBR) 12 a.m. June 10, 2015 Elevation (feet) 418.17 maximum 466 Storage (acre-feet) 513,100 53% of maximum 976,965 Inflow (cubic ft/sec) 821 Outflow 1,987 at Nimbus Dam Sly Park’s Jenkinson Lake (EID) 7 a.m. June 11, 2015 Elevation (ft) 3,460.40 maximum 3,471 Storage (af) 34,481 84% of maximum 41033 Inflow (cfs) 3.73 Outflow […]

Weather stats: June 1-11

Placerville Weather Statistics Mo/Yr Jun-15 Placerville weather statistics reported by the Mountain Democrat at 8:00 a.m. on last date listed. Date High Low Rain June 1 82 50 0.00 June 2 85 60 0.00 June 3 91 52 0.00 June 4 91 60 0.00 June 5 85 61 0.00 June 6 94 61 0.00 June […]

Crime Log: May 24-25

May 24 1:42 p.m.
 Deputes arrested two adults on Busselton Way in El Dorado Hills during a probation search for possession of controlled substance and controlled substance paraphernalia. 4:32 p.m. An adult female reported her boyfriend, Tomas Silva, 26, allegedly struck her during an argument on Valley View Parkway in El Dorado Hills. 5:58 p.m. […]

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