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Search and Rescue Dog Team finds Body of missing skier Carson May recovered Monday under 5 feet of snow at Sugar Bowl resort

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 03, 2016 / comments

"A 3 year-old female German Shepherd named Beaujet alerted on a spot and dug down 5 feet to where Carson has been buried under snow for nearly 6 weeks. Beaujet’s handler said Carson looked hansom and peaceful when Beaujet uncovered him.

Sugar Bowl official said May likely perished in avalanche. Scent dogs credited with locating body

The body of 23-year-old ski instructor Carson May was located Monday afternoon by search and rescue teams more than six weeks after he went missing at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-03-02

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on March 2, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: ARSON:FOREST LAND, bail = $300,000... | 2x Arrest, VEHICLE THEFT... |  3x Aresst, BURGLARY... |  OBSTRUCT/ETC PUB OFCR/ETC... |  MALE SUBJECT ADMITTED TO SETTING MULTIPLE FIRES IN A NEIGHBORHOOD... |  SUSPECT THEN PUSHED THE CART OUT OF THE STORE WITHOUT PAYING FOR ITEMS...

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-03-01

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on March 1, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: INFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB, bail = $50,000... |  LEADED CANE/BILLY CLUB, bail = $10,000... |  VANDALISM $400 OR MORE, bail = $10,000... |  2x IDENTITY THEFT DUETO FRAUDULENT INCOME TAX FILING... |  2x EL DORADO HILLS, VICTIM REPORTED VEHICLE BURGLARY... |  ILLEGAL WOODCUTTING OCCURRED IN GEORGETOWN...

The 2016 World Gold Panning Championships

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

The El Dorado County Fairgrounds will look like the gold rush that started in 1848 when James Marshall discovered gold in the tailraces of his lumber mill, just a few miles away in Coloma, along the South Fork of the American River.

Competitors will be panning native sand and gravel to find placer gold in record time! It’s a gold panner’s dream to win a GOLD, SILVER or BRONZE medal in a World Championship Competition.

Pleasant Valley Grange Fire Safe Council Wants Your Help!

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

The Pleasant Valley Grange Fire Safe Council, in cooperation with the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council, is updating the Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for the Pleasant Valley area. The CWPP is an essential “first step” in seeking grant funding for projects that will help protect the people, pets and homes in our neighborhoods. 

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