Come Meet the Candidates invites the local El Dorado Progressives

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado Progressives]

Come meet the candidates running for local and state offices in El Dorado County. Here is your chance to ask questions and hear from them.

Friday, April 27, 2018
6:30 PM  8:30 PM

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Oak Ridge High School
20 Harvard Way El Dorado Hills, CA, 95762 United States

Facebook Event


Deputies release bear that locked itself inside pickup truck

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2018 / comments

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that deputies stationed in Tahoe responded to a home Monday where a resident woke to discover a bear had closed itself inside their pickup truck overnight.

The post included photos of deputies releasing the animal from the vehicle as well as snapshots of the mess the "very angry bear" left behind inside the truck.

South Lake Tahoe Police Department Annual Awards Ceremony

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2018 / comments


In conjunction with Memorial Day, and the National Peace Officer’s Memorial Week, the South Lake Tahoe Police Department will hold its annual award ceremony on Thursday, May 17th, at 4:00pm. We are inviting all of our public and city family to attend as the presentations are made in front of the Police Department located at 1352 Johnson Blvd. The employee’s and volunteers receiving recognition at this year’s award ceremony are as follows: 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-18-18

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2018 / comments


President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.  Sexual Assaults will be highlighted in Purple this month.  

The following people are on the arrest log of April 18, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Insiders: Rough Midterms for Republicans

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 19, 2018 / comments

[Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger]

The race is on to Nov. 6 and things look bleak for Republicans as they seek to protect majorities in the House and Senate. We asked veteran midterm-watchers to share what they’re seeing.