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August 31 2012


Boaters- Help Fight the Spread of Invasive Mussels Labor Day

Free app for the National Geographic Sierra Map Guide

Kacies Ride for Hope to end domestic violence Sept 8

Obama and Romney - Where they (really) stand on the issues

Past tropical climate change linked to ocean circulation, says Texas A-M team

Understanding Great Art



August 30 2012


Amador County Swift Water Team was activated, Save Two

Bill to curb blight signed into law

Cal Legislators pass bills that would revive redevelopment

Foreclosure prevention, homebuyer workshop set

More on Plane Crash in South Lake Tahoe

Over Two million dollars in grants designed to reduce the risk of forest fires

Update on Park Restoration Projects



August 29 2012


Have Democrats Lost Sight of Their Founding Principle?

Is This the Brink of the Greatest Depression of All Time?

ALERT! - Stairway attacks prompt warning for Delta College Students

Use it or lose it budget practice common in California government

Voters are influenced by friends, neighbors and groups

ALERT! - Yosemite Officials Warn 1,700 Visitors Risk Hantavirus



August 28 2012


ALERT! - Amador County Supervisors Meeting August 28, 2012

Amador County Supervisors Consent Agenda August 28, 2012

ALERT! - Amador County Planning Commission August 28, 2012

Late Letters and Responses to Newman Ridge Project - August 28, 2012

Staff Report - Newman Ridge Project - August 28, 2012

Strife returns to South African mine

China warns U.S. off island dispute

Amador County Adopted Budget Released

Amador County Budget 2012.pdf



August 27 2012


Sutter Gold Truck Route August 26 2012


Jackson City Council Meeting August 27 2012.

A California Bioenergy Action Plan

Amador Technical Advisory Committee August 27 2012

California Scientists examine vulnerability to climate change

Climate impacts Lake Tahoe clarity and health

Many Americans left behind in the quest for cleaner air

Where regulators failed, citizens took action testing their own air

Why Americans still breathe known hazards



August 26 2012


Sutter Gold Test Drilling August 26 2012




August 24 2012


3 charged with defrauding California tribe of 18 Million Dollars

ALERT! - Amador County Deputies Arrest Bold Burglars

Day of mourning in South Africa after mine shooting

Home prices rising in Sacramento region

More about the Coast2Coast Rx card

Petition filed on behalf of fired Amador Co_ Boy Scout leader



August 23 2012


NEWS FLASH! - Sutter Gold Plans Mine for Quartz Mountain Valley Area

ALERT! - Amador Board of Supervisors Meeting August 28 2012

Amador County Planning Commission Meeting August 28 2012

Amador Water Agency Meeting August 23 2012.pdf

Attention Amador County Property Owners

CAL FIRE Issues Statewide Burn Ban

Update on State Responsibility Area Fees.pdf



August 22 2012


ACTC Meeting August 22 2012.pdf

ACUSD Meeting August 22 2012

ALERT! - AWA Board Approves 200,000 Dollar A Year For General Manager

AWA Consolidation Bad for Ratepayers

Developer Discounts Cost AWS Ratepayers

ALERT! - Former County sheriffs deputy draws five-year prison term

Jackson wants to skip cost of election, appoint three to Council.pdf

Jackson City Council Special Meeting August 22 2012



August 21 2012


NEWS FLASH! - A County Official Pleads Guilty to Accepting Huge Bribes

AWA Rate Increase May Be Delayed Until After Election

Jackson May Pay Over $19,000 A Year for A Pipeline They Will Not Use

ALERT! - One Dead After Contracting Hantavirus in Yosemite

ALERT! - Overview of California Open Meeting Laws

The Reagan Remedy for Medicaid



August 20 2012


ALERT! - 45 Percent Water Rate Increases at AWA - For What??

Amador County News August 20 2012

Amador Air District Board Meeting August 21 2012

California Approves Sales Taxes on Internet Purchases

Placerville man charged in 1986 Bay Area kidnapping, murder

Sutter Creek Council Meeting August 20 2012

ALERT! - Unsecured Property Taxes Due Soon





August 02 2012


NEWS FLASH! - Former SEIU leader charged with fraud

AWA plans a public hearing on water rates soon

Amador County News August 02 2012



August 01 2012


NEWS FLASH! - Five ATF officials found responsible for Fast and Furious

Google Voters Shifting to Internet From Traditional Media

Growers in Sutter and Yuba Can not Find Workers For Harvest

Manufacturing in slump in US, UK, Eurozone and China

Seven Dead in Mine Accident



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Amador County Sheriff
(209) 223-6500

Jackson Police Department
(209) 223-1771

Sutter Creek Police Department
(209) 267-5646

Ione Police Department
(209) 274-2456



Amador County Board of Supervisors

District 1 John Plasse
District One Representative
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6470
Fax: (209) 257-0619
Email: jplasse@amadorgov.org


District 2
Richard Forster
District Two Representative
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6470
Fax: (209) 257-0619
Email: rforster@amadorgov.org


District 3
Ted Novelli
District Three Representative
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6470
Fax: (209) 257-0619
Email: tnovelli@amadorgov.org


District 4
Louis Boitano
District Four Representative
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6470
Fax: (209) 257-0619
Email: lboitano@amadorgov.org


District 5
Brian Oneto
District Five Representative
810 Court Street
Jackson, CA 95642
Phone: (209) 223-6470
Fax: (209) 257-0619
Email: boneto@amadorgov.org



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