Attention El Dorado Veterans Under 30

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2017 / comments

[Jameylee Taylor, California Conservation Corps]


My name is Jameylee Taylor and I am a recruiter for the California Conservation Corps. Our program offers both residential and non- residential opportunities for veterans up to age 29. 

We offer opportunities on veterans crews doing a variety of work projects throughout California. Our program is designed as a chance not only to serve communities but to gain skills, scholarships, receive minimum wage and benefits, take advantage of educational opportunities and internships, and much more. 

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 7-11-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of July 11, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

State of Jefferson holds Special Meeting Tonight

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 11, 2017 / comments


American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville Doors open at 5:30 Meeting starts at 6pm

The El Dorado County State of Jefferson Committee invites you to a special meeting, on Tuesday, July 11th, at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville. Doors will open at 5:30 pm, with the meeting beginning at 6 pm.  The agenda includes the announcement of the “Run for Representation”, a 500 mile run through 15 of the Jefferson counties.

Animal Services offers $20 adult Cat Adoptions

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 11, 2017 / comments


For a limited time, El Dorado County Animal Services has lowered its adoption fee for adult cats at its shelters in Diamond Springs and South Lake Tahoe. Adult cats older than 1 be adopted at either shelter for only $20 through the end of July.

All adoptable cats at the shelters are spayed or neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, tested for leukemia and given a health exam.

With Wife's Murdered Body in Trunk, Man Drives from Reno to Cal with Kids in Backseat

[Angelica Lei Lani]

DINUBA, Calif. - A man is behind bars after Dinuba Police made a gruesome discovery in his car. They said they found a woman's body inside a cardboard box wrapped in tape, in the alleged suspects trunk...

Investigators said the car belongs to Jose Anthony Rodriguez, 37, of Reno, Nevada.

...The family said that the woman found is Rodriguez' girlfriend and the mother to two of his children.

The family believes that Rodriguez drove with his four kids from Reno to Dinuba with their mother's body in the trunk...