THE SOUTH FORK of the American River rages through the canyon, coming within 15 feet of the bottom of the Mosquito Bridge when this photo was taken Jan. 2, 1997. Democrat file photo by Michael Raffety


Belltower: El Niño or el nada?

By From page A4 | April 21, 2014

As El Dorado Irrigation District Director George Osborne noted at the April 14 board meeting an El Niño could go south on us. Osborne, retired as a local commander of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, had a professional interest in the weather.

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