EDCOE Program Liaisons Team Receives 2019 Excellence in Education Award

by Placerville Newswire / May 15, 2019 / comments

[Dina Gentry. Left to right: Stefany Gower, Kimberly Adams, Veronica Arechiga de Lopez, Robin Fryer, Eileen Hartley, Ellen Kroon, Kassandra Paul, Sara Robinson, Brittany Wood-Massey, Paula Sordello, Darci Gibson, Alice Alk, Jill Darr, Ed Manansala]

Placerville woman arrested for multiple crimes against adopted children

by Placerville Newswire / May 10, 2019 / comments

[Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]

In April 2019, The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into child abuse allegations regarding Patricia Taylor, age 63, of Placerville, CA.  Taylor was an adoptive parent of four juvenile females who had lived in her residence from young ages and are now between the ages of 11-16.  Taylor fostered and adopted several other children in the past who have since become adults and moved out of Taylor’s home.


by Placerville Newswire / May 09, 2019 / comments

[Margaret Williams]

Blood and syringes: Caltrans fined after union complaint over homeless camp cleanups

by Placerville Newswire / May 09, 2019 / comments

[WES VENTEICHER, Sacramento Bee]

... training and the equipment they needed to clean up homeless camps safely under the Vietnam Veterans Bridge on U.S. Highway 50 in Placerville. ...



Death Investigation in Shingle Springs

by Placerville Newswire / May 08, 2019 / comments

[Sergeant Auwae, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) - El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist El Dorado County Fire at 4050 Sunset Lane in Shingle Springs.  Fire personnel responded for a medical aid and discovered a deceased person.