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How Many People in El Dorado County Have Concealed Weapon Permits? 1 in 60

Woman at shooting range. Concealed weapon permits are on the rise in the area.

Concealed weapon permits are on the rise in the region, and about one in 60 people in El Dorado County have a CCW permit to carry a concealed weapon — 2,500 at the end of 2015, according to reporting by the Sacramento Bee. “Our agency has changed our policy to still be compliant with state

Sand Fire Fundraiser Set for Aug. 22

A map of the Sand Fire as of July 30. Courtesy CalFIRE.

El Dorado County residents who want to help neighbors affected by last month’s 4,200-acre Sand Fire will get the chance next week.

Citrus Heights Traffic Stop Leads To Large Pot Bust In El Dorado Hills

On April 9, 2014, Jeremy Zahn, 31, was stopped by the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) / Post-Release Community Supervision (PRCS) enforcement team on Oak Avenue in Citrus Heights. A search of the vehicle revealed approximately 48 pounds of vacuum sealed processed marijuana, which was packaged for sale, in boxes on the

Rabid Skunk Found in Pollock Pines

FILE PHOTO of a skunk in Vermont. Courtesy Flickr user Alan Levine. Licensed under Creative Commons: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/8052177963/

A skunk that fought with three dogs in Pollock Pines last week has tested positive for rabies, officials say. It’s the second rabid skunk to be found in El Dorado County this year.

A South Lake Tahoe Woman Honored For Her Life Saving Efforts

A South Lake Tahoe woman has been honored by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s office for her efforts to rescue a couple after a plane crash in the Tahoe National Forest. Sheriff John D’Agostini presented Beth Frisby with the Citizen of the Year Award on Friday at the 2013 Sheriff’s Office awards ceremony at the

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