Solano and El Dorado County DA's vie over Prosecuting Kidnapper-Rapist Matthew Muller

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 25, 2017 / comments


In a brighter turn in the life of 2015 kidnapping victim Denise Huskins, she and boyfriend Aaron Quinn got engaged on Saturday — news which was posted to Facebook along with photos of them with family and friends on a trip to a winery.

Applications available for El Dorado County's 2017-18 grand jury

[CATHY LOCKE, Sacramento Bee]

Applications are available for El Dorado County residents interested in serving on the county’s 2017-18 grand jury.

Jurors serve for one year, from July 1 through June 30. 

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old, have lived in El Dorado County for at least one year at the time they are sworn in for service and cannot hold elected office...




John Hartman 1939-2017


John Hartman , Pollock Pines, California 
November 4, 1939 - March 20, 2017


The Mountain Coaster In Tahoe That Will Take You On A Ride Of A Lifetime

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 24, 2017 / comments

[Jill Sanford. Born and raised in a small Northern California town, Jill still lives in the Sierra Nevada region and loves writing about her favorite place on earth.​]

The only thing better than a roller coaster ride is a roller coaster that takes you through the jaw dropping beauty of the Sierra Nevada. Imagine zooming along through the fresh mountain air with views of Lake Tahoe and other natural scenery. Heavenly Resort’s alpine coaster, the Ridge Roller, allows you to do all this and more.

Thieves Targeting Prized Chickens To Sell At Auctions

[CBS Sacramento]

Prized chickens, pets, and roosters reported stolen around town and owners believe the livestock are being sold to local auctions.

“They came in back that way and climbed right over, unlatched (the gate) and opened the door and just went in and took our babies,” said Serina Provencal who said five of their chickens where stolen.

They had a total of 40 chickens, but only five were taken. Serina said the thieves knew exactly what they were doing.

This isn’t just any chicken theft, to Serina and her son Jordan it’s kidnapping.

“I raised them and I took them out every day and played with them and they loved me,” he said...