Child Protective Services Launches New Toll-Free Phone Number

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 17, 2018 / comments

[Health and Human Services Agency]

(Placerville, CA) - El Dorado County Child Protective Services (CPS) has launched a new toll-free phone number -- (844) 756-3699. The CPS Hotline can be accessed across El Dorado County 24 hours per day by anyone concerned that a child may be experiencing abuse, neglect or exploitation. "The new CPS hotline is an important tool to help us more comprehensively serve residents across the county and ensure that children stay safe," said Kathy Brook-Johnson, manager of El Dorado County CPS.

Glazing Party for Empty Bowls

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 14, 2018 / comments

[Hosted by Brenda Williams Studio]

COME GLAZE A BOWL! on Friday, Oct 19

Hot Cocoa Bar and Donuts!

Brenda Williams Studio provides the bowls, glazes, cocoa and donuts, you provide the labor.

Brenda Williams Studio will be donating all of the bowls to the Empty Bowls Fundraiser.

Bring a friend!!! Everyone is welcome to glaze a bowl to donate!

It's Free!

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 4 PM – 7 PM

Brenda Williams Studio
3107 Sheridan St.,
Placerville, CA 95667

Advisory: PG&E Planned Power Shut Off for Severe Wind Event

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 14, 2018 / comments

[PR Pond]

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 10-13-18

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 14, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of OCTOBER 13, 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    20181013    RELEASED    57    S
647(F)    M    DISORD CONDUCT:ALCOHOL    $500.00
1203.2(A)    M    VIOL OF PROBATION    $10,000.00

Jury convicts Charles Lee Eckhardt of 8 felony counts of sex acts on a minor

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 13, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado County District Attorney]

On October 10, 2018, an El Dorado County jury convicted 39 year old Charles Lee Eckhardt of 8 felony counts of various sex acts on a minor under the age of 14. Mr. Eckhardt admitted a prior felony domestic violence with great bodily injury strike prior.