Don’t Let Alcohol Ruin Your Summer Fun

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 09, 2017 / comments

[Cate Neal, RN]

Summer around Tahoe is the perfect time for outdoor activities with family and friends. For some, drinking alcoholic beverages is part of the fun-in-the-sun experience. But excessive alcohol consumption and summer activities don’t mix.

EDUHSD Announces Registration for School Year 2017-2018

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 09, 2017 / comments

[Serena Fuson]

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2017/18 school year. School will start on Monday, August 7, 2017. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school.


School location: 561 Canal Street, Placerville, CA 95667
Telephone: (530) 622-3634, ext. 1029 or 1028

Sex offender registry in store for changes under state bill

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 09, 2017 / comments

[Melody Gutierrez, San Francisco Chronicle. Image: Michelle Morales, 28]

He was convicted as a 19-year-old in El Dorado County for having unlawful sex with a 15-year-old. “I have to Google search who hires sex offenders,” ...

SACRAMENTO — California’s sex offender registry didn’t protect Chelsea King. A registered child predator abducted, raped and murdered the 17-year-old high school senior after she set off for a jog on the trails around Lake Hodges in San Diego County in 2010.

Supreme Court Leaves California's Concealed Gun Laws Untouched

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 08, 2017 / comments


In a major defeat for America’s gun lobby, the U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday (6/26/2017) to review a California law requiring that a person demonstrate “good cause” before obtaining a permit to carry a concealed weapon. The decision leaves standing the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling from last year upholding a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department policy on concealed carry permits. That policy denies the issuing of permits unless the applicant can show a need for self-defense.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 7-7-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 08, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of July 7, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1703346    BRIAN    MICHAEL    BARTON    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170707    INCUSTODY    48    SP
23152(A)/23152(B)    M    DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS    $5,000.00