Inmate escapes -- CDCR says Deandrea Farlow Last Seen in Georgetown Dorm Room

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 29, 2016 / comments

GEORGETOWN, Calif. (KCRA) —Law enforcement officials are looking for an inmate who walked away from a conservation camp in El Dorado County.

Deandrea J. Farlow was last seen about 8:45 p.m. Sunday in his assigned dorm at Growlersburg Conservation Camp in Georgetown.

During an inmate count nearly two hours later, staff could not find Farlow and began implementing escape procedures, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Angels Camp Banana Ranch Brothel Open Until 1954

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 29, 2016 / comments

Madame Gayle, "closed her doors during Frog Jump and Fourth of July so as not to detract from the importance of the local events."

How Ted Cruz is Helped by Late California Primary Rules

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 29, 2016 / comments

[By Jon Fleischman]  For the first time in a very long time, the very late June primary in California will actually matter. 

Moreover, thanks to the history of the California Republican Party, only Republicans can participate in the primary process in the nation's largest state, and California has a winner-take-all-by-district system that may allow Senator Ted Cruz to mount a comeback against frontrunner Donald Trump.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-03-28

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 29, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on March 28, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: KIDNAPPING+, bail $300,000... |  GRAND THEFT+, bail $160,000... |  INFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB, BATT W/SERIOUS BODILY INJ+, bail $175,000... |  CAMERON PARK, HEROIN AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA WAS LOCATED WITHIN THE CAR.... |  DEATH INVESTIGATION \ PLACERVILLE, AGE = 42... |  DIS CON:INTIMATE PHO \ EL DORADO HILLS,ESTRANGED HUSBAND RETALIATED AGAINST HIS WIFE... |  STOLE A SURVEILLANCE CAMERA FROM A LOCAL SCHOOL... |  RP'S CHILDREN LOCATED DISCARDED MAIL FOR MULTIPLE RESIDENCES...

Latrobe Road Fire Station CLOSED due to Toxic Mold 

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 28, 2016 / comments

LATROBE (CBS13) — Toxic mold has forced a fire station to close in El Dorado County.

Officials say the heavy rains caused mold to grow inside the walls and deemed it unsafe for workers.

The fire station about eight miles from Highway 50 along Latrobe Road is now in question after firefighters smelled intense odors after three weeks of heavy rains.

“They did identify mold in three out of the four walls so we had to evacuate the station,” said fire chief Dave Roberts

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