Man Found Dead near Echo Summit - Sheriff Investigating

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 11, 2018 / comments

[PR Pond]

On December 9 the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a motorist of a a suspicious bicycle and personal belongings alongside the road.

EDSO responded and found footprints in the snow leading towards the cliff edge.  Fear that someone had fallen of the cliff EDSO initiated a search.  Due to inclement weather the search had to be called off around 9pm on the 9th.  The search resumed around daybreak on the 10th.  The search team found a body at the bottom of the cliff and with the aid of a CHP helicopter they recovered the body.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 12-10-18

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 11, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of DECEMBER 10, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

PV    20181210    INCUSTODY    61    E
148(A)(1)    M    OBSTRUCT/ETC PUB OFCR/ETC    $3,000.00

GDPUD Auburn Lake Trails easement in question says Lawyer

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 11, 2018 / comments

[Freda D. Pechner]

The court decided that GDPUD did not have an easement, it had an “irrevocable license” in a location to be established by a jury.  I hope with the change of GDPUD board, this matter will resolve.  

As of now, GDPUD is not a party in the action; under the judgment, it has no rights to my client’s property.  Now that the rains have started, unless we settle this case, as I discussed with Cindy Garcia before the election, the 2007 water pipeline on Jean’s property will be removed.  

Extended Weather Forecast - Chance of Rain Today followed by clouds and sunshine

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 10, 2018 / comments

[PR Pond, NWS]

Detailed forecast for the Motherlode - Elev: 905 ft.


Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then a slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 49 to 57. Light winds.


Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 42. Prevailing northeast winds up to 10 mph.


These Are the Biggest Dog-Naming Trends of 2018

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 10, 2018 / comments

[PR Pond]

SEATTLE —, a network of pet sitters and dog walkers, has unveiled its sixth annual report of the year’s most popular dog names.

Human names for dogs topped the 2018 list, and many of the year’s top baby names are also popular dog names. Pop culture names were once again among the most popular, with names inspired by movies, musicians, and the royal family standing out as trendsetters for 2018.