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Aaron Donald Friesen arrested for Camino Armed Robbery

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 12, 2016 / comments

Carson City man arrested in armed robbery of Camino business - Suspect fled to Placerville area after morning robbery - Law enforcement officers searched area schools - Suspect vehicle reported stolen out of Carson City

[BY CATHY LOCKE. Booking photo, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office] A man accused of armed robbery of a Camino business was taken into custody Thursday following a search that included area school campuses.

Combellack-Blair House for sale - for $5 on Ebay

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 12, 2016 / comments

Get a Little bit for Placerville History for Small money.  Ebay description: "This is a 1998 Shelia's house. It is #HBB04 Combellack-Blair House Bed and Breakfast Placerville, California. Pic shows small chips on side, otherwise perfect."

The Combellack-Blair House is a historic house in the Gold Rush town of Placerville, in El Dorado County, California. The landmark house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on February 14, 1985.

California begins in Gold Country

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 12, 2016 / comments

[By Peter Fish, Photo: 1849 photograph of old Hangtown] The story begins on a winter’s morning. A man building a sawmill walks down to a riverbank to check on the project’s progress. He spots some shiny flakes in the river water, bends down, picks them up. “Boys, by God, I believe I’ve found a gold mine,” he tells his crew. A few days later he tells his boss. They agree to keep the discovery secret. Good luck with that.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-03-11

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 12, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on March 11, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: 2x VEHICLE THEFT & WHILE ARMED, TRAFFIC STOP OF SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE RETURNED WITH THE VEHICLE BEING STOLEN... |  POSS CNTL SUB FOR SALE Bail: $105,000... |  MNR BUY SMOKING PARA, AGE= 12... |  BOMB THREATS CALL... |  GIVEN A FALSE CASHIERS CHECK FOR THE PURCHASE... 

Surprise Resignation of Mark S Allen only hours before he is scheduled Guest Speaker at Placerville Film Mixer

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 11, 2016 / comments

Mark S. Allen resigns Good Day Sacramento today following DUI arrest, time in rehab.

Local media maverick Mark S. Allen will be special guest at tonight's "El Dorado County Business Showcase & I Love Film Mixer" at the El Dorado Fairgrounds.

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