Monday, July 28, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

No fireworks in county

By
From page A5 | June 28, 2013 |

Cal Fire Unit Chief Kelly Keenan, of the Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento Unit, is encouraging everyone in El Dorado County to celebrate Independence Day by attending one or all of the following local events:

• Saturday, June 29,  Cameron Park Lake, Cameron Park from 2 to 10 p.m. Fun and games for the entire family.  Fireworks spectacular in the evening.
• Wednesday, July 3, El Dorado Hills Town Center, El Dorado Hills from 6 to 11:30 p.m. A jubilee of entertainment for the whole family ending with a fireworks program to be remembered.
• Thursday, July 4, El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville from 4 to 10 p.m. Have a blast and enjoy the fireworks show, music, food and fun for all.
• Thursday, July 4, South Lake Tahoe Lights on the Lake Fireworks Display. Show begins at 9:45 p.m. This show has recently been ranked as one of the top five in the nation.

These are low cost events in El Dorado County where you can celebrate Independence Day with your friends and family and it’s the safest way to enjoy a fireworks display especially since all fireworks, including “Safe and Sane” fireworks, are illegal in the county.

“El Dorado County local ordinance #8.08.050 forbids the use and possession of ‘Safe and Sane’ fireworks commonly sold in surrounding areas like Sacramento because of the risk of wildfires,” Keenan said. “Every year Cal Fire responds to wildland fires caused by ‘Safe and Sane’ fireworks, putting people’s lives and property in jeopardy.  There is “zero tolerance” when it comes to the use or possession of fireworks in El Dorado County by Cal Fire, local fire districts and the local law enforcement agencies.

“I urge you to please play by the rules and set the best example for your family and neighbors and don’t buy fireworks and bring them into this county.  If you do and you get caught, not only will your fireworks be confiscated, you may be cited, facing misdemeanor charges that include up to six months in jail or a $500 fine, or both. It isn’t worth the risk, especially when we have a several excellent firework displays for everyone to enjoy.”

Comments

comments

Teresa Mizuhara

.

News

 
County’s chief lawyer: No Brown Act violation

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

General Plan workshop today

By Chris Daley | From Page: A1

 
Two growth control initiatives get green light

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1

Sand Fire burns more than 4,000 acres

By Dawn Hodson | From Page: A1, 2 Comments | Gallery

 
Fatal accident in Camino

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Agricultural Crop and Livestock Report released

By Ross Branch | From Page: A3

 
35 people displaced in Tahoe hotel fire

By Tahoe Tribune | From Page: A3 | Gallery

.

Opinion

The balancing act: Toxic waste spreads

By Larry Weitzman | From Page: A4, 2 Comments

 
Bee-ing silly

By Mountain Democrat | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

 
.

Letters

Letter to Speaker of the House

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 2 Comments

 
GDPUD misinformation

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5

At the crossroads

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
Want more water?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

Refugee crisis

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A5, 1 Comment

 
.

Sports

Camp experience is ‘priceless’

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Speedway races cancelled

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

El Dorado doubles up on Pro Players

By Mike Bush | From Page: A6 | Gallery

 
Under the Scoreboard: July 26, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

Schedule: July 28 – Aug. 2, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

 
Roundup: July 26, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A6

Local spiker shines

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7

 
Sports Scene: July 26, 2014

By Democrat Staff | From Page: A7

.

Prospecting

A beautiful day at Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony Farm

By Cathy Barsotti | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Foothill gourmet: Things get corny

By Donna Brown | From Page: B2

Bipolar Insights: From point A to point B

By Marcia Rose | From Page: B2

 
Cool time at Cowboys and Cornbread

By Democrat Staff | From Page: B2 | Gallery

As we were: Recreation district grows

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B4

 
Cantare names new director

By Cantare Chorale | From Page: B10

 
After 5 Club to meet

By Senior Day | From Page: B10

.

Essentials

Divorces

By Charlotte Sanchez-Kosa | From Page: A2Comments are off for this post

 
DUI Log: June 25-July 9

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

Crime Log: July 14-16

By Cole Mayer | From Page: A2

 
.

Obituaries

.

Real Estate

.

Comics

Rubes

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
New York Times Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A8

TV Listings

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Speed Bump

By Contributor | From Page: A8

American Profile Crossword

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Tundra

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Horoscope, Tuesday, July 29, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Horoscope, Monday, July 28, 2014

By Contributor | From Page: A8

Shoe

By Contributor | From Page: A8

 
Sudoku

By Contributor | From Page: A8