South Lake Tahoe Man Convicted of Lewd-Lascivious Acts with a Minor

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2016 / comments

On Friday July 8th 2016, RONALD WILLIAMS was arrested on felony charges listed as, "L&L ACTS W/CHILD:AGE SPEC."

On Friday July 8th 2016, The El Dorado County Superior Court in South Lake Tahoe sentenced 27 year old Ronald Scott Williams to three years in State Prison for violating Penal Code section 288 (C)(1) PC (Lewd or Lascivious Acts with a Minor Aged 14 or 15).  

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Art Patterson named Veteran of the Year

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2016 / comments

Ponte Palmero CEO Greg Kasner, El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harm, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, Veteran of the Year Art Patterson, and Pete Conaty with the Department of Veteran Affairs, left to right, pose for a photo during the Legislature's event honoring veterans. Courtesy photo

Arthur “Art” Patterson of El Dorado County was recently named Veteran of the Year for the 6th Assembly District by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-El Dorado Hills.

Site of TV's 'Bonanza' on sale for just $59 million

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2016 / comments

by Riley McDermid, San Francisco Business Times.  Looking for the perfect Tahoe getaway from the Bay Area and have $59 million burning a hole in your pocket? Then you're in luck, because an estate where the iconic TV series "Bonanza" was filmed just hit the market.

Their mom killed by a car, three orphaned bear cubs get a second chance

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2016 / comments

By Ed Pearce | SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. Ca. (KOLO) Three bear cubs, barely as big as a child's teddy, huddle in the upper deck of an enclosure in a South Lake Tahoe neighborhood.

A week ago, under the guidance of their mother, they were just learning the ropes, how to live like a bear in the higher elevations of Yosemite.

Then she was hit by a car. Their life changed suddenly and forever.

Park rangers gathered them up and they soon found themselves in strange surroundings without the only protective presence they ever had known, alone and feeling lost

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-07-11

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on July 11, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: ARSON:INHABITED STRUCTURE bail $150,000...|  2x BURGLARY...|  2xINFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB bail $50,000...|  SEX OFFENDER FAIL REG...|  BATT W/SERIOUS BODIL \ POLLOCK PINES, ICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO SUTTER ROSEVILLE WITH A SKULL FRACTURE AND BRAIN BLEEDS...|  SUBJECT VANDALIZED AND REMOVED PROPERTY FROM THE EL DORADO UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT...|  EL DORADO HILLS, DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A BATTERY IN PROGRESS AT A BASEBALL FIELD...

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