Many say the courthouse in downtown Placerville has outlived its usefulness

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 09, 2016 / comments

By Joann Eisenbrandt. Photo/LTN file.

It took a year for Placerville Historic Preservation League to be told it lost the challenge to stop the El Dorado County courthouse project in Placerville from proceeding.

San Francisco County Superior Court Judge Garrett L. Wong on July 1 denied the writ that was submitted by the group in July 2015 that challenged the Judicial Council’s approval of the New Placerville Courthouse Project.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-07-08

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 09, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on July 8, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: L&L ACTS W/CHILD...|   KIDNAPPING...|  DUI .08 ALCOHOL:BODLY INJ  & HIT AND RUN:INJURY...|  FELON/ETC POSS/ETC F/ARM...|  VICTIM WAS PUNCHED IN THE FACE BY EX BOYFRIEND...

KEY: Common Name
-Booking Number -First Name -Middle Name -Last Name -Sex
-Facility -Date Booked -Status -Age at Booking -Arresting Agency
-First 5 Charges -Bail $

Four divisions on tap for Saturday July 9th at Placerville Speedway

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 08, 2016 / comments

Following a successful Independence Day weekend, that saw two races in three days at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, Placerville Speedway gets back to regular business this Saturday, July 9th with the 12th round of the Red Hawk Casino Championship Series.

El Dorado County Sheriff Recognizes Shot Officers with Moment of Silence Today at 10am 

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 08, 2016 / comments

Last night Sheriff John D'Agostini wrote, "Our thoughts and prayers are with our brother and sister law enforcement officers in Dallas tonight, along with their families, friends, and the citizens of Dallas."

This morning at 10am, there will be moment of silence to the shot and murdered officers, at the Board of Supervisors office under the breezeway, recognizing the request of the Dallas Mayor & Chief of Police are asking All Americans to have a moment of silence at 12noon [10am our time] to honor and show support for ALL Police & Sheriff.

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

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 08, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on July 7, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: INJ:SPS/ETC W/PR ASLT, bail $250,000 [Inflicting Corporal Injury to Spouse or Cohabitant with Prior]...|  REC KNWN STOLN PROP, bail $277,500...|  DRIVE:LIC SUSPENDED/ETC, bail $10,000...|  DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS & HIT AND RUN:PROP DAMAGE...|  SEXUAL BATTERY \ DIAMOND SPRINGS, VICTIM AGE = 25, SUSPECT AGE= 57... 

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