The El Dorado County’s Board of Supervisors got a first look at its Department of Transportation’s proposed Capital Improvement Plan for 2013 during Tuesday’s afternoon board session. Under the county’s General Plan, the board is required to update the CIP at least every year and coordinate each update with the “five-year major review of the [...]
The Rubicon Trail was in the news throughout 2012. Much of the news was good, including the Jeeper’s Jamboree celebrating its 60th run, and the county supervisors paving the way for work on the trail, but the trail was also struck by tragedy in 2012. Rachel Anne Gray, a 21-year-old from El Dorado Hills, was [...]
With the changing weather the use of the Rubicon Trail will also change. The Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) season is winding down, but Sheriff John D’Agostini will continue to provide winter patrols on the trail as needs demand. “There will be limited and sporadic patrols through the winter,” said the Sheriff’s Office OHV Program supervisor, [...]
Despite a horrific accident July 28 that ultimately claimed the leg of a young woman and more than 75 percent of her skin to burns, the 60th anniversary of the Jeepers Jamboree was an adventure worth experiencing. The accident itself was responded to by sheriff’s deputies from main camp; rock rollers of the Jamboree; numerous [...]
Rachel Anne Gray, the woman critically burned in an accident on the Rubicon Trail during the Jeepers Jamboree, was recovering Friday morning and doing well for her condition. “I just got off the phone with her mom,” said Chris Patton, longtime friend of Gray, 21, and the liaison for Gray’s family. “She was going into [...]
Rachel Gray, the El Dorado Hills woman who suffered major burns after her vehicle rolled over and caught fire on the Rubicon Trail’s Cadillac Hill during the Jeepers Jamboree event, required her left leg below the knee to be amputated at UC Davis Burn Unit Wednesday morning and is in critical but stable condition. In [...]
RE/MAX Gold agent Rachel Gray suffered major burns after an accident on the Rubicon Trail during the Jeepers Jamboree on July 28. Following the fiery wreck in which Gray’s vehicle rolled multiple times, ejecting Gray and a passenger, the 21-year-old woman from El Dorado Hills was flown to UC Davis Medical Center. She has since [...]
An accident during the 60th annual Jeepers Jamboree saw two victims being transported by air ambulance Saturday to UC Davis Medical Center.
Rachel Anne Gray, 21, of El Dorado Hills, was traveling on the Rubicon Trail in Placer County, “heading northbound on the trail, near the middle of Cadillac Hill” when she veered off the side of the Road, said Officer Dan Stark of the CHP. The vehicle rolled over multiple times, ejecting Gray and her unidentified male passenger, 34, of Pilot Hill.
By the time this issue hits the stands, I’m sure that most of the questions regarding the Saturday accident on Cadillac Hill, the subsequent fire and Sunday’s trail closure will have been answered, but tonight I have to admit that I’m an uneasy mother with a daughter still in Rubicon Springs. She is “only” one [...]
By Adam Jensen SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — More details are surfacing about the recovery of a body from deep water near Rubicon Point on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore last week. El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies used a remote operated vehicle to locate and raise the body July 27, according to a statement released Aug. 1. The [...]
By Adam Jensen SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — El Dorado County sheriff’s dive team members recovered a body from the water off of Rubicon Point about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The team was able to recover the body after it was discovered by another set of divers on a deep dive, according to a sheriff’s media log. The [...]
March 11, 1921 — Dec. 27, 2010 This is Basel Oliver’s second obituary, 71 years apart. Base was born March 11, 1921, in Rapid City, S.D. He passed away on Dec. 27, 2010, at his home in Placerville with his loved ones at his side. He was indeed a tenacious character; whatever he pursued he [...]