El Dorado County News
Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
12 min ago | In El Dorado County
Sand Sweep-up in Progress -- C.G. Di Arie Winery Fire Update -- Red Hawk Casino Feeds the Fire victims -- Local Church Hosts "Sand Fire Extinguished!" event & debriefing -- Many homes lost because of lack of Defensible Space -- Property damaged in Sand fire eligible for property tax relief -- Lava Cap winery couple expands with smoke-filled Amador ... (more)
4 hrs ago | In El Dorado County
The fire was located just south of the bike path, west of Schnell School Rd and grew rapidly in the dry, dense vegetation.
5 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A fire along the El Dorado Trail has prompted police to increase patrols and crack down on illegal camps along the bike path.
9 hrs ago | In El Dorado County
Senator Ted Gaines yesterday sent the following letter to Gov.Jerry Brown to request that he issue an emergency proclamation designating portions of Amador and El Dorado Counties as disaster areas as a result of the devastating Sand Fire.
13 hrs ago | In El Dorado County
Vern Pierson may choose to lay low coming off of yet another embarrassing shellacking in an appellate court.
Residents who suffered property damage in the Sand fire are eligible for immediate property tax relief, according to the El Dorado County Assessor's Office.
A 29-year-old woman who got lost off-trail and injured her leg east of Jake's Peak, several miles from Emerald Bay Road and Eagle Falls trailhead, was rescued early Monday morning.
Cal Fire crew members mop up embers of the Sand Fire in the rugged foothills of El Dorado county near Plymouth, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014, 2014.
PLACERVILLE CA After days of hard work and cooperative weather the firefighters have gained the upper hand in the Sand fire which is 75% contained on the Middle Fork of the Cosumnes river outside of the isolated community of Outingdale.
Amador Foothill Winery, a key player in the revival of the Sierra foothills wine trade, is switching hands from one pioneer winemaking couple to another.
On Monday, Cal Fire announced additional cancellations and reductions to evacuation orders for the Sand Fire burning in El Dorado and Amador counties.
FLAMES ARE THREATENING 500 STRUCTURES. 1200 PEOPLE ARE EVACUATED. HERE IS A BETTER IDEA OF WHERE THE FIRE IS FORMING.
Aerial footage of the Sand Fire, shot by drone several miles away and in the evening after air support was ended.
Members of the Lakehills Fire Safe Council stand next to the recently installed sign on Francisco Drive.
A City of Folsom firefighter moves through burned trees and ash not far from the origin of the Sand Fire near the Cosumnes River in Amador County on Sunday, July 27, 2014 in Plymouth, Calif.
Fire officials are optimistic they may soon have the upper hand on a wildfire burning near vineyards in Northern California that has led to evacuation orders for more about 1,200 people.
PAWED's president is working directly with EDC Animal Services staff on logistics and provision of current information.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 06:32 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC