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Sexual Predator Fingered by Public Re-Arrested with new $5.5 Million Dollar Bail

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 20, 2016 / comments

On May 5th, 2016 Robert Lee Edmonds was arrested on one count of felony child molestation. Edmonds bailed out of jail shortly after being arrested. Deputies and Detectives believed Edmonds potentially had additional victims in our community who were yet to be identified. An extensive investigation into Edmonds continued. On May 10th, 2016 Edmonds' photograph was published here on Facebook and phone tips began to pour in from you - our Facebook followers and other members of the public.

Students Receive Excellence in Education Awards at the Fair

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 20, 2016 / comments

At the end of every school year, the El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) gives Excellence in Education Awards to students who have demonstrated their commitment to learning, becoming well-rounded, and giving back. More than 5,000 students received an award certificate and a complimentary pass to the El Dorado County Fair, where they received additional prizes and struck a pose in the photo booth. Individual schools determined criteria to recognize up to 20 percent of their student body.

10 Questions Your LinkedIn Profile Must Answer In 10 Seconds

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 20, 2016 / comments

[by Liz Ryan CONTRIBUTOR] When a recruiter or hiring manager conducts a search on the vast LinkedIn user database, they’re not browsing LinkedIn for fun. They’ve got a position they’re trying to fill, or more than one. They’re all business!

When they come across your LinkedIn profile in their searching, there are certain things they want to know about you right away. When they click through the search results page to view your full profile, you’ve got to be ready to fill them in.

Kirk Callan Smith Unloads on Placerville Economic Development Committee and Chamber of Commerce

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 20, 2016 / comments

[About Kirk Callan Smith: Kirk recently ran for City Council Member; City of Placerville last November where he recieved less than 15% 0f the votes cast.  On September 01, 2014 the Mountain Democrat Reported: Kirk Callan Smith...received a certified letter from the City Clerk that his ballot statement, turned in on Aug. 8, was unacceptable as written...“Part of Mr. Smith’s statement about recent city councils working behind the scenes to facilitate the closing of the courthouse was false,” said City Attorney John Driscoll.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-06-18

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 19, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on June 18, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: VEHICLE THEFT, EVADING PO:DISREGARD SFTY, FALSE IMPRISONMENT+...|  INT:TERRORIZE, OBSTRUCT/ETC PUB OFCR/ETC...|  ROBBERY \ SARATOGA WY, EL DORADO HILLS, ARMED SUSPECT ENTERED STORE AND DEMANDED MONEY. THE SUSPECT TOOK ALL THE AND FLED...|  BATT W/SERIOUS BODIL \ UNKNOWN , EL DORADO HILLS RESULTED IN TEN STITCHES...|  DEATH INVESTIGATION \ GRIZZLY FLATS, V01 SEX=M VICTIM AGE =47, INFO IN SUICIDE/GUNSHOT WOUN \ WOODED GLEN DR, GRIZZLY FLATS...

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