Arrest of Union Mine Teacher for Child Pornography - Video

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 24, 2021 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Eric Palmberg 1-14-21]

Youth Commission PhotoVoice Project

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 24, 2021 / comments

[EDCYC, 1-24-21]

The El Dorado County Youth Commission collaborated with the Health and Human Services Agency’s Tobacco Use Prevention Program to create a photovoice project focused on increasing awareness regarding predatory retail marketing and unhealthy advertising to kids. The photovoice project was implemented to demonstrate the problem of unhealthy advertising in the retail environment through a youth visual lens.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-24-21

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 24, 2021 / comments

Arrests are made based upon probable cause

Arrests on 1-23-2021



Parallels In Pandemics: A Virus Outbreak A Century Ago

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 24, 2021 / comments

[By Kirk Callan Smith,  1-24-21]

What was it like in El Dorado County during the 1918 pandemic? A review of local newspapers published 102 years ago reveals parallels with the current COVID-19 outbreak. Newspapers in the area then were the Placerville Republican, Mountain Democrat and the Georgetown Gazette...

Chain Controls Now and Stars aligning for Big Snow dump next week

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 23, 2021 / comments

[Tahoe Daily Tribune]

Chain controls are in effect Saturday morning for travelers trying to reach Sierra-at-Tahoe and South Lake Tahoe. Travelers must have chains on their ...

The main event of the storm series could bring several feet of snow to the Sierra with low snow levels forecast from the outset. ...