Western Entrance to Fort Jim Road Closed at Newtown Road (Placerville)

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 05, 2017 / comments

(Placerville, CA) – The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement a full closure of the western entrance to Fort Jim Road at Newtown Road (Placerville side) beginning Thursday, January 5, 2017.

Bill Johnson March 21, 1931 ~ December 19, 2016

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 05, 2017 / comments

William Bill Van Dyke Johnson, of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., died on Dec. 19, 2016, at South Lake Tahoe. He was born at the J-Lazy-J Ranch on Mottsville Lane on March 21, 1931, in Gardnerville, Nev., and was a member of Gardnerville High School class of 1949.

El Dorado County seeks new Assistant District Attorney

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 05, 2017 / comments

Placerville, CA Full Time 01-04-2017

Practice Areas: Criminal, Civil, Trial Job #: 1612-5205 Exp.: 5+ Years



Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-4-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 05, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 4, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Age: 29, Sex: M
BN: JN1700054
Facility: LT, Agency: TCHP
Crime 1: MISDEMEANOR 23152(A)/23152(B) DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS Bail: $10,000.00

Pet Obesity on the Rise for Sixth Straight Year

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 04, 2017 / comments

By:Pet Age Staff -- One of America’s most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, and statistics show that pet owners should share that goal with their dogs and cats. Data from Nationwide, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, reveals that pet obesity is on the rise for the sixth straight year. In 2015, Nationwide members filed 1.3 million pet insurance claims for conditions and diseases related to pet obesity, equaling a sum of more than $60 million in veterinary expenses.