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Road Work on Green Valley Road Continues through September

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2019 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) -- El Dorado County’s Department of Transportation will be performing road work on Green Valley Road between El Dorado Road and the Weber Creek Bridge, beginning June 24th and continuing through September 2019. The work will require occasional lane closures during which motorists should expect delays.

Robocall Scams and You!

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2019 / comments

[EDSO Sergeant Anthony Prencipe]


by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2019 / comments

San Diego County has a new crime-fighting RV at its disposal.

The mobile command center, which will be used in anti-sex-trafficking operations, was unveiled at the San Diego County Administration Center in Kearny Mesa last week. It is 37 feet long and can hold a variety of equipment used to find and rescue sex trafficking victims, according to NBC News. It can also hold victims’ family members who sometimes accompany rescue teams.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-23-19

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2019 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of June 23, 2019, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

What to do about unsafe drivers?

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 23, 2019 / comments


"I don’t know if it’s the nicer weather that is bringing out all the crazier drivers on SPR, but praying everyone gets to their destinations safely. Just almost got taken out by a newer champagne or taupe colored Tahoe that crossed over to our side of the road (person was eating and speeding). Stay safe and Happy Sunday"  writes Kerryann Combs

Pam Haskins responds: "There are things we can do.. yes a wee bit of work but... 

1. If you call in speeders/ negligents we get more CHP attention.