Lake levels

Loon Lake, as of Oct. 6 Water elevation 6,379.2 feet Storage level 32,670 acre-feet Percent full 47% Inflow 8 cfs Outflow 14 cfs Ice House, as of Oct. 6 Water elevation 5,429.4 feet Storage level 30,650 acre-feet Percent full 70% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 8 cfs Union Valley, as of Oct. 6 Water elevation 4,821.3 […]

Correction

Regarding the “Commit to lifelong learning” letter to the editor that ran in the Friday, Oct. 2, issue, the next Sierra Renaissance Society presentation will be held on Friday, Oct. 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Folsom Lake College – El Dorado Center. The phone number shown for Lighting Unlimited in the Fall Home […]

Building permits issued Sept. 28-Oct. 2

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $713,571.4 1 BUILDG – NEW – CLUBHS $808,830.88 2 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $44,092.92 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK-C $80,000.61 1 BUILDG – NEW – GARAGE $72,883.17 3 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $1,600,911.02 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $20,000 1 BUILDG – […]

Workshops set to explain Medicare open enrollment

Medicare Open Enrollment is Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. This enrollment period is one of the few times Medicare beneficiaries can change, enroll into or disenroll from, a Medicare Advantage Plan (such as a HMO) or a Part D drug plan. Changes to plans are effective Jan. 1, 2016. “Studies show that Medicare beneficiaries who […]

Lake levels

Stumpy Meadows, as of Sept. 30 Water elevation 4,218 feet 8 inches Storage level 8,234 acre-feet Percent full 41% Inflow 2.5 cfs Outflow 4 cfs Loon Lake, as of Sept. 29 Water elevation 6,379.2 feet Storage level 32,680 acre-feet Percent full 47% Inflow 3 cfs Outflow 13 cfs Ice House, as of Sept. 29 Water […]

Building permits issued Sept. 21-25

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 2 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $1,324,665.12 1 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $21,438.98 1 BUILDG – NEW – LODGNG $14,253,752.94 1 BUILDG – NEW – STRG-C $116,805.2 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $79,000 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $18,090 3 BUILDG – REPLAC – ROOF $46,871 11 ELCTRC – […]

Statewide Fire Summary

Nearly 3,500 firefighters are battling 8 large fires. In Northern California, dry and unseasonably warm daytime conditions will occur in most areas. An area of low pressure will be moving slowly east this week for a gradual cooling trend toward seasonably warm afternoons across the region through midweek. In Southern California, an area of low […]

News Bites 9/30

Ranalli on the Divide Oct. 7 The Divide Chamber of Commerce and the Pilot Hill Grange will host a town hall meeting featuring District 4 Supervisor Michael Ranalli on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Pilot Hill Grange in Cool, 1701 Highway 193 between first and second […]

DUI Log

Ernesto Acousta, 64, of Placerville, booked by Placerville CHP on Sept. 24, bail listed $5,000. Todd Meekins, 47, of Pollock Pines, booked by Placerville CHP on Sept. 24, bail listed $5,000. Terry Vanderschuur, 58, of Reno, booked by Placerville CHP on Sept. 25, bail listed $10,000. Brittany Burleson, 23, of Miami, booked by Placerville CHP […]

Crime Log

Sept. 14 12:44 a.m. An adult male and female were arrested on drug related charges on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs. 10:45 a.m. A 46-year-old woman reported burglary on Chantrelle Court in Diamond Springs. 11:08 a.m. A 50-year-old woman reported her purse was stolen and her credit card was used fraudulently on Valley View […]

Lake levels

Stumpy Meadows, as of Sept. 24 Water elevation 4,219 feet and 0.2 inches Storage level 8,334 acre-feet Percent full 42% Inflow 2.6 cfs Outflow 5.3 cfs Lake Aloha, as of Sept. 24 Water elevation 8.89 feet Storage level 229 acre-feet Percent full 5% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 4.30 cfs Echo Lake, as of Sept. 24 […]

DUI Log

Francois Hughes, 28, of Denver, booked on Sept. 21 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $15,000. Russell Skinder, 23, of Shingle Springs, booked on Sept. 21 by EDSO, bail listed $20,000. Wayne Eggert, 56, of Latrobe, booked on Sept. 22 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $15,000. Michael Hiatt II, 45, of Citrus Heights, booked on Sept. […]

News Bites

Pollock Pines park meeting The El Dorado County Department of Parks and Recreation, along with District 5 Supervisor Sue Novasel, will host a Pollock Pines community park meeting at 6 p.m. at Fellowship Hall (old senior center on Gail Drive). Meeting topics will include current status of the park, naming the park and park priorities. […]

Statewide Fire Summary

More than 10,000 firefighters continue to battle nine large fires in California. Weather conditions in California continue to lead to high fire danger. Temperatures across the state will remain hot, with a slight cooling trend likely. However gusty winds in parts of Northern California later in the week could increase the fire risk. Isolated rain […]

Crime Log

Sept. 12 7:07 a.m. At Red Hawk Casino an adult male was arrested for possession of heroin, drug paraphernalia and a parole hold. An adult woman was also contacted and arrested for stolen property, drug paraphernalia and warrants. 9 a.m. Petty theft was reported by several individuals on Riverwood Drive in Coloma. 9:53 a.m. A […]

DUI Log

Brien Shaw, 35, of Cameron Park, booked Sept. 14 by EDSO, bail listed $15,000. Deanna Bowen, 59, of Pleasant Valley, booked Sept. 15 by EDSO, bail listed $20,500. Drew Pereau, 24, of Placerville, booked Sept. 15 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $10,000. Jacob Sattler, 19, of Shingle Springs, booked Sept. 17 by Placerville CHP, bail […]

Lake levels

Stumpy Meadows, as of Sept. 16 Water elevation 4,219 feet 7 inches Storage level 8,350 acre-feet Percent full 42% Inflow 2.6 cfs Outflow 5.1 cfs Lake Ahoha, as of Sept. 17 Water elevation 9.37 feet Storage level 333 acre-feet Percent full 7% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 4.30 cfs Echo Lake, as of Sept. 17 Water […]

Correction

Regarding the story “GDPUD directors, ratepayers await Prop. 218 outcome” published Sept. 14, Carl Hoelscher told the Mountain Democrat he did not list the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District as his employer on his unemployment benefits application.

Statewide fire summary

Cal Fire incidents Valley Fire — Lake County — has burned approximately 67,000 acres and is 15 percent contained. More than 9,000 structures threatened with an estimated 585 residences and hundreds of other structures destroyed by the fire. Evacuations remain in effect. Butte Fire — Amador and Calaveras counties, east of Jackson — has burned approximately 71,660 acres and is 37 percent contained. More than 6,400 structures are […]

Building permits issued Sept. 7-11

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $1,280,384.12 6 BUILDG – NEW – DECK-C $104,667.16 1 BUILDG – NEW – GARAGE $29,958.4 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $7,592 2 ELCTRC – NEW – 1-FMLY $1,850 10 ELCTRC – NEW – SOLAR $351,068 1 GRADNG – NEW – COMM’L $1,341,589 8 MECHAN – […]

News Bites: 9/16

Meet with Shiva Frentzen El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor Shiva Frentzen will host two town hall meetings in her district. The first meeting will be held at Cameron Park Fire Station 89, 3200 Country Club Drive, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17. The second meeting will be held at the Shingle […]

Crime Log

Sept. 4 7:45 a.m. An unknown suspect broke into a locked vehicle and stole items inside on Wild Chaparral Drive in Shingle Springs. 8:34 a.m. At a traffic stop, the driver was arrested for obstructing a peace officer and the passenger was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and controlled substance paraphernalia on Missouri […]

Building permits issued Aug. 31-Sept. 4

SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT: 1 1 BUILDG – NEW – 1-FMLY $586,796.91 5 BUILDG – NEW – DECK $79,670.62 16 BUILDG – NEW – M1FMLY $5,563,811.54 1 BUILDG – REMODL – 1-FMLY $3,462 1 BUILDG – REMODL – SHELL $138,672.3 1 BUILDG – REPAIR – 1-FMLY $10,775 1 ELCTRC – NEW – RSTRNT $400 25 ELCTRC – […]

DUI Log

Richard Fraser, 52, of Logtown, booked Sep. 4 by EDSO, no bail listed. Brent Thurner, 29, of Sacramento, booked Sep. 4 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $5,000. Khoa Ho, 41, of Pittsburg, booked Sep. 5 by Placerville CHP, bail listed $5,000. Youa Vang, 42, of El Dorado Hills, booked Sep. 5 by Placerville CHP, bail […]

Sports correction

The Ponderosa player, No. 7, in Monday’s soccer photo was misidentified. It is Bruin Ian Pierce, not Jamison Waugh.

News Bites

Join PLINKers Please Leave it NRA Klean Volunteers will convoy out of the Pollock Pines Safeway parking lot at 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 21, to clean up illegal dumping (and look for evidence) and legal shooting areas off of Mormon Emigrant Trail in the Eldorado National Forest. Trash bags, tools, cold drinks and lunches will be […]

Free fuelwood cutting begins tomorrow

The Eldorado National Forest is asking the local community to help continue to clean up a popular recreation area on the Pacific Ranger District by cutting firewood. The Wrights Lake Recreation Area of the Eldorado National Forest was severely damaged in the winter of 2013 when numerous large green trees were pushed over in extremely […]

Crime Log

Aug. 28 7:30 a.m. Hoses were stolen from a construction site on Highway 49 in Placerville. 10:51 a.m. A cabin was burglarized on Pomo Road in Spring Creek. 4:14 p.m. Multiple persons reported alleged stolen mail was found in a resident’s mailbox on Bartlett Court in El Dorado Hills. 7:20 p.m. Marijuana was discovered and […]

DUI Log

The following people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol: 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]