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3 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

Emergency Animal Shelter for all animals EXCEPT horses

PAWED's president is working directly with EDC Animal Services staff on logistics and provision of current information.

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Related Topix: Placerville, CA, Rescue, CA, Shingle Springs, CA

7 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Crews make progress against Sand Fire

YOU ARE LOOKING AT THE SAN FIRE. TONIGHT , A MUCH DIFFERENT SITE FROM THE AIR AS SCREWS MAY PROGRESS ON IT.

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8 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Chance of cooler temperatures, smoke in valley

Sacramento residents can expect cooler temperatures to start off the week with a chance of smoky air because of the Sand Fire in El Dorado and Amador counties, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Amador County, CA, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WTOV9

Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

Firefighters in Northern California are waging a fierce battle with a stubborn wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire, Amador County, CA

SFGate

Sierra foothills fire burns 10 homes; Yosemite fire grows

Bill Cleek, left, hugs his good friend, Terry Cromwell outside a structure which housed one of 13 antique cars destroyed by fire at Rancho Cicada Retreat on Friday, July 27, 2014 in Plymouth, Calif.Cromwell, of Pine Grove has been restoring the antique cars for more than 10 years.

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Related Topix: Plymouth, CA, Pine Grove, CA, Amador County, CA

Examiner.com

Summer time, water time

If you have a canoe, kayak, or stand up paddle board, now is a wonderful time to launch into one of the great lakes in the high country.

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Related Topix: Pollock Pines, CA, Placerville, CA

In El Dorado County

Fire Update: Fire heads East over DiArie winery to D'Agostini Lake

Saturday proved a hard fought day for firefighters battling the Sands fire that has consumed over 3,800 acres, 10 homes, 7 outbuildings, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of area residents and the closing of many businesses.

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Related Topix: Fire, Mount Aukum, CA, Amador County, CA, Wine, Drink, Placerville, CA

Village Life

EID board votes to support small farms

The EID board voted 3-2 at a contentious board meeting on July 14 to continue to support the small farm water rate with "qualified" livestock added to the mix.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Lucianne.com

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ABUJA, Nigeria -- Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the worldA s deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, AfricaA s largest city with 21 million people.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Israel, Middle East, Amador County, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Fire continues to burn in Amador & El Dorado County

I'M RICHARD SHARP, KCRA THREE NEWS. LIVECOPTER3 FLEW OVER THE SAND FIRE JUST AS THE FLAMES INTENSIFIED TO READ IT PROVIDED AN EXCLUSIVE VIEW.

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Related Topix: Fire

KCRA-TV Sacramento

More evacuations ordered for Sand Fire

AS FAR AS THEY ARE CONCERNED, THERE IS NO ONE STRANDED. THANK YOU. RICHARD SHARP JOINS US LIVE FROM EL DORADO COUNTY WHERE AN EVACUATION CENTER HAS BEEN SET UP.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

1,200 people evacuated as Sand fire grows past 4,000 acres

Gold Country residents got a firsthand look Saturday at the extreme fire danger California faces as the Sand fire blazed through forests and homes in El Dorado and Amador counties and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes with only minutes of warning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Amador County, CA, Plymouth, CA, Placerville, CA, Boat Disaster

KCRA-TV Sacramento

New evacuations ordered for Sand Fire

Cal Fire officials said the fire burning along the Amador-El Dorado county line has expanded to more than 4,000 acres and have ordered more evacuations.

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Related Topix: Fire

WTVC

Wildfire burns 2 structures, forces evacuations

A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California has burned at least two structures and prompted the evacuation of homes along a rural road east of Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

CBS Local

Noon Update: Sand Fire Remains At 1,300 Acres, 20 Percent Contained; Hot Day Ahead

Firefighters are readying for a fire that has the potential to spread quickly in the hills of El Dorado and Amador counties.

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Related Topix: Fire, Amador County, CA, Plymouth, CA, Sacramento, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Sand Fire continues to burn; evacuations underway

More evacuations are underway Saturday morning in Amador and El Dorado counties, as a fast-moving wildfire continues to burn thousands of acres.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, The 80'S, Pop/Rock

My Mother Lode

Homes Destroyed By Sand Fire

The Sand Fire is situated near the border of Amador County and El Dorado County, and it is 1,300 acres and 20% contained.

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Related Topix: Fire, Amador County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

AM Sacramento: What you need to know for Saturday

Residents watch as a wild land fire burns near the Story winery in Plymouth, CA on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, Plymouth, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Placer supervisors ask conservative voters for pay hike

Supervisors in fiscally conservative Placer County took the unusual step this week of asking voters to more than double their salaries and provide access to county health and retirement benefits.

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Related Topix: Placer County, CA, Sacramento, CA, Yolo, CA, El Dorado, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Wildfire burns along El Dorado-Amador county line

A grass fire burning along the line that separates Amador and El Dorado counties continues to grow Friday night, and is forcing evacuations for people who live along Sand Ridge Road and Freshwater Lane.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, El Dorado Hills, CA

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