EDSO Bald Eagle Monument

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 22, 2021 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Eric Palmberg, January 22, 2021 at 6:16 PM]

$50,000 Cash Hiest from El Dorado Hills Solved with DNA match

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 22, 2021 / comments

[El Dorado County Sheriff's Office, 1-21-21]

Last year a burglary occurred at a residence in El Dorado Hills. A wall safe was removed and approximately $50,000 in cash was stolen.  

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation team collected potential DNA samples from evidence that was left at the scene. 

Approximately one year later, the DNA test results came back with a direct match to a male subject residing in the Roseville area. 

NEW Starbucks Hwy 50 in El Dorado Hills OPEN

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 22, 2021 / comments

[Erica Stave, 1-22-21]

Hey everybody!! 

I just wanted to let y’all know that the NEW Starbucks off of highway 50 in El Dorado Hills is finally open!! It is a drive thru and absolutely gorgeous!! 

Come on down and get a coffee.

The store, which includes a drive-thru, is at the northwest corner of El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Saratoga Way. Starbucks fills part of a new building near a Walgreens store.

4311 Town Center Blvd #450, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Is the COVID-19 surge over in El Dorado County?

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 22, 2021 / comments

[Paula Peterson, South Tahoe Now - 01/22/2021 8:33am]

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. - There are some promising signs that the COVID-19 surge is over in El Dorado County. If current data continues in the direction it has been headed, El Dorado County is likely near the peak of the post holidays COVID-19 surge.

The surge of cases and hospitalizations began two weeks after Halloween, then continued through the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years holidays.

Nanotechnology of Cellulose of Wood - Stronger than Steel

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 21, 2021 / comments

[Rebecca Wallace, 10-17-17]

One of the most exciting and innovative forest products today is nanocellulose, a product that is as strong as steel but five times lighter. Here at the Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), we produce nanocellulose and work with many partners to study potential commercial applications for this wonder material that brings wood to industries that perhaps have not incorporated it before.