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February 22 2013

Amador City Council Meeting February 21 2013

Amador County LAFCO Meeting February 21 2013

Amador Fire Protection District Meeting February 19 2013

City of Ione Fully Rebuts Alleged Missing Millions

City of Ione Staff Response to Ledger Dispatch Article

City of Ione in Crisis- Some Public Responses to Allegations

Ione City Council Meeting Cancelled- February 19, 2013.pdf

Jackson Revitalization Committee Meeting February 21 2013

No Casino In Plymouth NCIP 2013 Update

Sutter Creek City Council Meeting February 19 2013.pdf

The American River Conservancy hosts volunteer training



February 17 2013
Sunday Edition

15 Charged in Calif. Stock Manipulation Scheme

Americans Unhappy With System Overall

Best Used Cars Under $8,000 Named By Kelly Blue Book

China Ends American Trading Dominance

China Overtakes US in World Trade

Exterior Projects May Provide Biggest Return on Investment

How big is the universe compared with a grain of sand - video

Lotte the Wolfhound Wins for Amador Women

Many Americans Believe Recession Is Permanent

Murder Charges Filed in Simmons Case

National Pet of the Week Photo Contest

Pet Owners Can Evaluate Their Ailing Pets Quality of Life

Sacramento-region counties will see strong population growth

Social Security Head- Program Fraying from Neglect

Software that tracks people on social media created by defence firm

State Bar accuses former Yolo deputy DA of campaign misconduct



February 13 2013

Amador County Planning Commission Meeting February 12 2013

Amador Supervisors Meeting Agenda February 12 2013

Amador Supervisors Meeting Closed Session Addendum February 12 2013

Amador Supervisors Meeting Consent Agenda February 12 2013

California Principal Seizes Student Newspaper

Calls For An Investigation Into Cal Fire-s Hidden Funds

Ione Planning Commission Agenda February 12 2013.pdf

Jackson City Council Meeting February 11 2013.pdf

More Safety Efforts Are Needed To Protect Patients

Senator Gaines Proposes Legislative Relief From Fire Tax

Sikh Community Helps Collect Items for Area Homeless

Sutter Creek Architicual Review Committee Agenda February 11 2013

Tea Party response to President Obama-s State of the Union Address

Three Men Arrested and Ten Cited During Bust of Cockfighting Ring

United Nations Urged To Call On Iran To Release American Pastor

Upcountry Community Council Meeting February 11 2013

Valley Springs Firefall Jewelry Burglars Arrest



February 10 2013
Sunday Edition

Arrests made in -We Kill Your Mortgage- scheme

BP Pleads Guilty Will Pay Record 4 Billion Dollar Fine for Crimes in Deepwater Horizon Incident

CEO Sentenced to 50 Years for Fraud, Embezzlement, and Lying to Regulators

Former Iraqi Terrorists Living in Kentucky Sentenced for Terrorist Activities

Google boss Schmidt labels China an IT menace

Oregon Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Bomber Convicted

Prison Employees Indicted for Accepting Bribes in Exchange for Smuggling Contraband

String of Traffic Court Judges Indicted for Fraud

Therapist Sentenced to Prison in 205 Million Dollar Community Mental Health Fraud



February 07 2013


Summarizing America's Green Jobs Policy


Amador County Admin Committee Agenda February 4 2013

Amador County Public Works Meeting February 6 2013.pdf

Cal Attorney General Sues BP and ARCO over Violations at Gas Stations

CalPERS Statement on California Attorney General Lawsuit Against Standard and Poors

El Dorado Community Emergency Response Team

Ione City Council Agenda February 5 2013.pdf

Matt Taibbi on Big Banks Lack of Accountability

Missing Dog Search Proportions Are Epic

Murphy Man Shoots Children, then Himself in a Murder-Suicide

New 11 Million Dollar Grant to Improve Services for Students with Disabilities

Sutter Creek Announces 41 pct Garbage Rate Increase

Sutter Creek City Council Agenda February 4 2013.pdf

Sutter Creek City Council Packet February 4 2013.pdf

The Sutter Creek Garbage Protest Form.pdf



February 03 2013
Sunday Edition

Bankruptcy Rulings Favor Stockton

CalPERS Employee Arrested for Alleged Identity Theft

CalPERS Issues Statement on City of Stockton Court Ruling

China in Revolution and War

February is Pet Dental Health Month

Lost Documents, Portable Memory Devices to Blame for Majority of Data Breaches

Mining Companies Less Optimistic- Profits Impacted by Rising Labor and Energy Costs

New push for more public review of state legislation

Poll- Majority of Americans Say the Sandy Hook Shooting Is Being Exploited

Research Uncovers Low Magnesium Is Key Link to Heart Disease

See What The Amador County Transit Looks Like- Video.url

See an asphalt plant 70 miles south of Ione - video.url

The Importance of Trees in California

Tips to Eliminate Winter Skin Woes

USA looking at action against China cyberattacks

Why We need a Death Penalty in California

Will the Traditional Office Exist in 50 Years



February 02 2012

AmadorArts 1st Saturday Art Trek is Today

Check Out The Artist's Sketchbook at Hanford St. Gallery

Dave Nachmanoff Appears at The Sutter Creek Theatre Tonight

Super Bowl Party at the Renwood Winery

Amador County Schools Board Vacancy Trustee Area 3

Armed Robbery of Copperopolis Jewelry Store

San Andreas Mini Mart Burglars Arrested





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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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