El Dorado County Sheriff's Deputies Help Release Bear From Car

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 15, 2018 / comments

A video captured by El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies serves as a dramatic reminder: Remember to lock your car doors

[MICHAEL MCGOUGH, THE SACRAMENTO BEE]

Dashcam footage posted Tuesday to YouTube by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office shows deputies responding to reports of a bear trapped in the back of a sedan parked in a residential driveway.

Officers had to use nonlethal “beanbag” rounds to break the rear window, freeing the bear from the car, an edited video of the recent incident shows.

Wendy Thomas NOT Seeking 3rd Term on Placerville City Council

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 15, 2018 / comments

[Wendy Thomas]

Rocklin Unified Seeks Substitute Teachers in Preparation for Potential Teacher Strike

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 10, 2018 / comments

[Diana Capra]

The Rocklin Unified School District (RUSD) is committed to ensuring our schools remain open and safe for our students in the event of a teacher strike.  In doing so, RUSD is offering certificated substitute teachers $425 per day to teach in the event of a teacher work stoppage. This compensation is in alignment with what it costs the district on average, per teacher, per day.

Plug Pulled on Lake Tahoe News Website

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 09, 2018 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

LTN website in the Lake Tahoe Basin operated from 2009, to the end of July 2018. The website will be archived with a fee of $7.99 to see a story.  

Owner Kathryn Reed (Kae) writes that it is time to “pull the plug” on the Lake Tahoe News "unless it sells or something" and that it is, "time for something new." 

Reed adds, "If you want your news sources to stay, advertise. If you don’t have a business, frequent the advertisers in the publications and tell them you saw their ad in X publication."

 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 8-8-18

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 09, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of August 08, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount

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