Bill Johnson March 21, 1931 ~ December 19, 2016

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 05, 2017 / comments

William Bill Van Dyke Johnson, of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., died on Dec. 19, 2016, at South Lake Tahoe. He was born at the J-Lazy-J Ranch on Mottsville Lane on March 21, 1931, in Gardnerville, Nev., and was a member of Gardnerville High School class of 1949.

El Dorado County seeks new Assistant District Attorney

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 05, 2017 / comments

Placerville, CA Full Time 01-04-2017

Practice Areas: Criminal, Civil, Trial Job #: 1612-5205 Exp.: 5+ Years



Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-4-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 05, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 4, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Age: 29, Sex: M
BN: JN1700054
Facility: LT, Agency: TCHP
Crime 1: MISDEMEANOR 23152(A)/23152(B) DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS Bail: $10,000.00

Pet Obesity on the Rise for Sixth Straight Year

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 04, 2017 / comments

By:Pet Age Staff -- One of America’s most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, and statistics show that pet owners should share that goal with their dogs and cats. Data from Nationwide, the nation’s first and largest provider of pet health insurance, reveals that pet obesity is on the rise for the sixth straight year. In 2015, Nationwide members filed 1.3 million pet insurance claims for conditions and diseases related to pet obesity, equaling a sum of more than $60 million in veterinary expenses.

FLOOD ALERT ISSUED by Sheriff and National Weather Service

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 04, 2017 / comments

A very significant storm is expected to bring flooding and the Office of Emergency Service has issued this alert:


The Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services is issuing the following information in conjunction with NOAA - National Weather Service (

Prepare Now for Significant Rain and Flooding This Weekend-Early Next Week