BUSTED - 4 that Forced Entry into Two Separate Homes, Held Homeowners at Gunpoint in El Dorado Hills

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 12, 2016 / comments

Four men were arrested this morning by your El Dorado County Sheriff's Office for armed robbery. [El Dorado County Sheriff's Office's photos]

The four suspects forced entry into two separate homes and held the homeowners at gunpoint in El Dorado Hills. The four also attempted to force entry into another home but was not successful. The suspects were wearing masks and hooded sweatshirts and stole various items from the victims.

Gold Panning at Fairgrounds Sun to Tue - Register to Compete

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 11, 2016 / comments

On-line registration is now closed so we could prepare the badges for pre-registers, but there is still plenty of time to register to compete!! 

Come to the gold panning registration office in the Floriculture building at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. 

It's open Sunday 9/11 and Monday 9/12, from 9:00 to 5:00 and Tuesday 9/13 from 9:00 to 2:00. 

Registration is over in front of museum, but comps don't start till Wed. Mon and Tues Is closed to public for Mini miners day school field trips.

"We start setting up tonight at 5:00" said Paula Bondi Springer.


by Placerville Newswire / Sep 11, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Sept 10, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: DUI ALCOHOL:CAUSE BOD INJ- 2 VICTIMS, bail $150,000..|  VIO ORD:PREVNT DOMES VIOL, bail $45,000...|  ENGAGED COUPLE GOT INTO TWO SEPARATE ARGUMENTS ON THE SAME DAY....|  REPORT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. FEMALE ARRESTED...

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 $

Mountain Lion Attacks Horse in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 11, 2016 / comments

PILOT HILL (CBS13) – Owners of large animals in the hills of El Dorado County say mountain lion attacks are on the rise.

A horse suffered wounds in a mountain lion attack in El Dorado County. (Credit: April Yvonne Presba)

In a photo was posted to Facebook, a woman says her horse was penned up on her property in the Pilot Hill area when it was attacked by a mountain lion.

Luckily, the injuries to the horse were fairly minor.

Several other residents have reported similar incidents.

"Run for the Gold" Registration Still Open for Local Students and Families

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 11, 2016 / comments

The official race is only for students but parents and siblings may run with your athlete. The first race begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016 and festivities include a free BBQ for all runners and families.  This race is organized by The Boys and Girls Club Western Slope and the El Dorado County Office of Education.  

The Boys & Girls Club Western Slope and EDCOE proudly present the second annual Run for the Gold on Saturday, September 24, at Union Mine High School. This 1K/2K/5K run/walk is free to all El Dorado County 1st through 8th-grade students.