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by Placerville Newswire / Mar 20, 2018 / comments


AGE: 27
HGT: 5'11" WGT: 205
Warrant(s): $ 50,000

COREY DERN FOSTER has an outstanding arrest warrant totaling $50,000.00 for felony battery. FOSTER broke the jaw of an individual after an altercation at the Placerville Skate Park. 

FOSTER is a 27 year old WHITE MALE adult, 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 205 pounds with BROWN hair and BROWN eyes. 

FOSTER has lived in Woodland; however, the report taken by Placerville Police Department listed an address in Placerville frequented by FOSTER. 

Union Mine High Student Arrested for Making Threats

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 20, 2018 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]

Yesterday, we received a report from Union Mine High School regarding a student who had made threats towards a group of students. 

Union Mine High School administration secured the student and contacted the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office. A School Resource Officer immediately began a thorough investigation into the allegations. After speaking with the deputy and school staff, the student was removed from campus and arrested for Penal Code 422(a)- Criminal Threats. 


by Placerville Newswire / Mar 20, 2018 / comments

[Cal City News]

South Lake Tahoe says it has accepted the resignation of City Manager Nancy Kerry. The announcement was made on March 6, following a closed session meeting. Her departure concludes nearly six years as the city’s top administrator.

El Dorado Progressives Plot for Potential Mueller Canning

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 20, 2018 / comments


Event Notice:

Thanks for joining. Be sure to have some poster board on hand to make signs. March down Main St. to the Courthouse.

Please note that the listed date is a placeholder and will be updated to be within 24 hours of the firing, should it occur.

Start time at 5pm on the day of firing or if firing is after 2pm then the following day at noon.

California May Lower Its Marijuana Taxes

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 19, 2018 / comments

[California County News]

Worried by a resilient black market that threatens to undermine California’s experiment with legal weed, state lawmakers are now considering a bill that would cut taxes on cannabis for a period of three years.

The proposed legislation, AB 3157, would reduce the state excise tax on marijuana from 15% to 11%. It would also suspend a $148-per-pound cultivation tax currently placed on growers.