Special Weather Statement - Low Snow and Hard Freeze this weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2017 / comments

[National Weather Service Sacramento CA]

...Two weak but cold weather systems to bring low elevation snow to Northern California...

A couple of relatively weak weather systems are forecast to drop southward through northern California over the next few days. The first will move through from north to south late today and Saturday. The second late Sunday through Monday. Although neither of these systems are particularly strong, they will contain cold air producing very low snow levels compared to the warmer storms of the last several weeks.

El Dorado County Educator Receives Women’s Leadership Award

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2017 / comments


IMG:  Darrien Johnson received the ACSA Women's Leadership Network Woman of the Year Award for Region 2 with Ed Manansala. 

Darrien Johnson, director of Human Resources for Rescue Union Elementary School District in El Dorado County is one of three regional winners of the 2017 Outstanding Women Leader Award by the Association of California School Administrators.

Green light for Green Valley Road Expansion

[Rachel Zirin, Folsom Telegraph]

As many residents travel between Folsom and El Dorado Hills, traffic can get heavy when there are only a few roads to get to and from. 

Luckily for Folsom and El Dorado Hills residents, the city of Folsom got the green light to expand Green Valley Road between East Natoma Street and Sophia Parkway, said Christine Brainerd, Folsom’s communications manager.

Instead of one lane in each direction, there will be two, giving drivers less stress about merging lanes at the height of rush hour...



El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce names 2017 Business Awards

[Rachel Zirin, Folsom Telegraph]

The El Dorado Chamber of Commerce held their annual business awards on Feb. 16 at the Serrano Country Club. 

During the event, five awards were given out and owners or representatives from each organization or business accepted. It was an evening of friendly business conversations and mingling. 

Ambassador of the Year 2016 was awarded to...



Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-21-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 22, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 21, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

JN1700838    CASEY    LEE    BROCK    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170221    INCUSTODY    29    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
602.8(A)    M    UNAUTH ENTRY POSTED LAND    $2,000.00