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


County honors kayaker’s life-saving efforts

By From page A1 | May 20, 2013

“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.

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