Restricted Use of Rubicon Trail July-Aug

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 24, 2018 / comments


Annual "Jeepers Jamboree" - July 25 - 29, 2018

Restricted use from Wentworth Springs Campground and Loon Lake to Gerle Creek eastward to the Placer County Line from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. from Wednesday, July 25 through Friday, July 27, 2018

Restricted use from Ellis Creek to Placer County Line 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, 2018

Annual "Jeep Jamboree" - August 2 - 5, 2018

National Weather Service issues thunderstorm warning for Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 21, 2018 / comments


Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 10 miles southwest of Gardnerville, moving north at 10 mph. Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this storm. Brief heavy rain is also possible with this storm. Outflow winds could reach as far northwest as South Lake Tahoe.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

Editorial - Why the El Dorado County Sheriff Rocks

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 21, 2018 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

Almost a decade ago I wanted a new Sheriff.  I liked our prior Sheriff personally but he had allowed a “Us vs. Them” culture to develop that let some real tragedies to occur.  I talked to our current Sheriff when he was a candidate and asked only two things to get my support: Work to make the Sheriff Deputies a part of the community, not apart from the community; to treat all citizens equally regardless of money or station.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 7-19-18

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 20, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of July 19, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount

LT    20180719    INCUSTODY    40    S
273.6(A)    M    VIO ORD:PREVNT DOMES VIOL    $25,000.00

Pat Barron's Memorial Service & Motorcycle Run

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 20, 2018 / comments

 [The Center for Violence-Free Relationships]


Please Join Us...

Our dear friend Pat Barron passed away on June 14, 2018, and our community has lost a shining star.  Pat was a dedicated leader in the fight against domestic violence in El Dorado County and beyond and the founder of Kacie's Ride for Hope to End Domestic Violence.