New Ray Lawyer Drive Park-and-Ride Opening

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 25, 2019 / comments

<Breana Berry, El Dorado County Transit Authority. Img: NOT project interchange>
Diamond Springs, CA, October 25, 2019 – The El Dorado County Transit Authority (El Dorado Transit) will begin commuter bus service to the new Ray Lawyer Drive Park-and-Ride in Placerville on Monday, November 4, 2019.

9-11 Foundation to Pay Slain Officer's Widow's Home Mortgage

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 25, 2019 / comments

[October 26 11 AM Press conference has changed. We will update with further information]



On October 26, 2019 there will be a press conference at 11 AM with the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, named after a
fallen 9/11 FDNY Firefighter. The Foundations plans to assume the mortgage on the home of Deputy Brian Ishmael.

Sheriff's Arrest - Activity Log for 10-24-19

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 25, 2019 / comments

Note: Arrests are made based upon probable cause. All are entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of

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Suspects in Murder Investigation Arrested

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 24, 2019 / comments

<Sergeant Anthony Prencipe. Image LtoR: Vasquez-Orozco, Ross, Morales>  

At 1 PM [October 24, 2019], Sheriff D’Agostini held a press conference with updates on the murder investigation and arrest information. A copy of that press conference can be viewed at

Information on the people arrested and their booking photographs:

Juan Carlos Vasquez-Orozco- 20 years old.

Remembering the fallen, active shooter training are 'What's Happening' in SLT

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 24, 2019 / comments

South Lake Tahoe, CA-

Remembering Deputy Brian Ishmael, active shooter training, and introducing our new Fire Chief are 'What's Happening' in South Lake Tahoe this week.

To donate to Dep. Ishmael's family click here:

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