El Dorado County Recognized for Endeavors in Early Childhood Education

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 08, 2016 / comments

[Written by EDCOE Leadership and Communications Intern Hannah Van Vleet]  The El Dorado County Office of Education (EDCOE) is pleased to announce that First 5 El Dorado’s Executive Director Kathleen Guerrero and El Dorado County Child Care and Education Planning Council’s Coordinator Elizabeth Blakemore were recognized by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson for their work with the Race to the Top—Early Learning Challenge Grant.

Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meeting on Taxation on August 8th Is Cancelled

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 08, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA — The Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee Meeting on taxation on August 8th is cancelled. The meeting will be rescheduled for a time in September or October.

The remaining Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee meetings will be held at the Building C Hearing Room at 2850 Fairlane Court, Placerville. The following are the dates, times and topics of the meetings: 

Jefferson Movement Enters Next Phase for Statehood (51st State)

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 08, 2016 / comments

[by Ms. Terry Gherardi]  On July 23, approximately 600 people, representing a little over one-third of California Counties (21 counties), gathered in Yuba County for the First State of Jefferson Formation Assembly, to begin the next phase in the Jefferson Movement's quest for representation and statehood.


by Placerville Newswire / Aug 08, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Aug 7, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS:1 PRIOR CONV./BAC OVER .20, bail $20,000...|  UNLAWFL POSS/USE TEAR GAS, bail $15,000...|  POSSESS CNTL SUB, bail $10,000...

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 $

Big Game Hunt in Camino - Sheriff Seeks Public Help

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 07, 2016 / comments

Via El Dorado County Sheriff's Office:

Over the past few weeks multiple thefts have been occurring at a construction site in Camino. 

The suspect took miscellaneous tools and yard decorations. 

The victim placed a game camera in a tree and was able to capture a photo of the possible suspect. 

Do you know who this is??? If so, please contact Deputy Sturgis at Sturgisc@edso.org Or you can contact our Dispatch at (530) 621-6600. Please reference case number EG1606984. "