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Resilience, Strength In South Lake Tahoe Ten Years After Angora Fire

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 25, 2017 / comments

[Randol WhiteCapital Public Radio News]

This Saturday marks the ten-year anniversary of a devastating fire that swept through South Lake Tahoe, destroying more than 250 homes.

In June 2007, while the fire was still burning, Capital Public Radio spoke with Joe Puleri at a shelter for evacuees.

He told us he only had five minutes to get out of his home, along with his two sons.

"Got the kids out, the kids are safe, the house is gone and everything we own is gone," Puleri said then.

How Jaycee Dugard and Others Survived Their Headline-Making Abduction

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 25, 2017 / comments


When she was 11 years old, in 1991, Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped while walking to a bus stop near her home in South Lake Tahoe, California...


Between August 2002 and April 2004, three young women — Amanda Berry, then 17, Michelle Knight (who has since changed her name to Lily Rose Lee), then 21 and Gina DeJesus, then 14 — went missing in Cleveland. 

Be Bear-Aware this Summer Warns Forest Service

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 25, 2017 / comments

[U.S. Forest Service - Eldorado National Forest]

As spring and summer beckon people outdoors, California’s black bears are also active after a long winter hibernation. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) takes this opportunity to highlight the native black bear – one of most adaptable animals in the state – and encourages citizens to help reduce nuisance encounters with this iconic mammal by being “bear aware,” which means taking responsible actions that promote responsible behavior while living and recreating in bear country.

A Bit of Bucks Bar History

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2017 / comments

[Susanne Oakley]


Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-23-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of June 23, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department: