El Dorado High School Drama Teacher to Receive 2018 Normadene Carpenter Award

by Placerville Newswire / May 05, 2018 / comments

[Caitlin Thompson. Img: Paul Tomei]

Placerville, CA - On Thursday, June 7, in the lovely setting of Boeger Winery, El Dorado Arts Council will present its annual award recognizing extraordinary commitment to culture and creativity. For 2018, the Arts Council will present this award to educator Paul Tomei.

Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex with Juvenile

by Placerville Newswire / May 04, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado County District Attorney]

Clayton Tyler Christensen, age 21, was sentenced to 3 years state prison for having sex with a juvenile.

Christensen met the victim at a party, and then fostered a relationship via Facebook. Eventually, Christensen convinced the victim to allow him to pick the victim up from school. After picking the victim up, Christensen took the victim to a park and had sex with the victim in his vehicle. Christensen has no prior criminal history and admitted his conduct when contacted by police. 

El Dorado County Sheriff's Office issues Warning of Child Sex Predators and the Internet

by Placerville Newswire / May 04, 2018 / comments

[EDSO X1379]

If you needed a reminder about being safe on the internet, this article should do it. You may see California mentioned? There was at least one child (under 10!!!) who received a letter from this suspect who lives in El Dorado County. As parents and leaders, we harp on our children to be careful with the information and photographs they post. We also need to be aware of what information WE are posting about our children which could possibly endanger them.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-3-18

by Placerville Newswire / May 04, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of May 3, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

Last Name    First Name    Sex    
Date Booked    Status    
First Charge    Description of First Charge

20180503    INCUSTODY    
148(A)(1)    M    OBSTRUCT/ETC PUB OFCR/ETC    $3,000.00

Free "Tahoe Works" Summer Job Fair on May 17

by Placerville Newswire / May 03, 2018 / comments


​Looking for a Job?
Attend the Free "Tahoe Works" Summer Job Fair on May 17, 2018

(South Lake Tahoe) - Looking for a job? Don't miss out on "Tahoe Works", the South Shore's summer job fair and ultimate hiring event, on May 17, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Harveys Lake Tahoe, located on Highway 50 at Stateline in South Lake Tahoe. All of the South Shore's top employers will be there. The event is free to attend and all attendees will receive a free LinkedIn headshot photo. Participating businesses include: