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Suspicious Truck and Screams of a Woman leads Deputies to Special Delivery

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 25, 2016 / comments

(Photo: El Dorado County Sheriff's Office)

Rochelle Franco wrote: "Welcome to our newest resident! Congratulations mom & dad. Thank you deputies for ensuring she made her entrance into the world safely."
 
When deputies were called to a small dirt road for a suspicious truck blocking the road, and the distant screams of a woman, they were grateful the outcome would be so positive.

City of South Lake Tahoe approves two-year contract extension for SnowGlobe, amidst venue and financial concerns

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 25, 2016 / comments

By Autumn Whitney, Tribune File Photo.  SnowGlobe, South Shore's three-day electronic dance music festival that leads up to New Year's, extended its contract with the City of South Lake Tahoe for two more years, through 2018.

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-07-24

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 25, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on July 24, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: 2x ROBBERY...|  CRRY LOAD F/ARM:PUB:S/CIR...|  DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS / PRIORS BAC .19%, bail $25,000...|  DUI ALCOHOL w/ ONE PRIOR CONV., bail $10,000...|  F. VANDALISM:DEFACE PROPERTY, bail $10,000...|  POLLOCK PINES, UNATTENDED MOTOR WAS STOLEN FROM A BOAT...|  BOATING ACCIDENT ON LAKE TAHOE RESULTING IN INJURY TO LOWER LEGS OF VICTIM....|  EMBEZZLED VEHICLE REPORT...|  FEMALE WHO WAS IN JAIL ON IDENTITY THEFT TRIED TO BAIL HERSELF OUT OF JAIL WITH STOLEN CREDIT CARDS...

"Big Trophy Night" provides big thrills at Placerville Speedway

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 24, 2016 / comments

By: Brad Kennedy*

Placerville, CA (7/23)...A total of 62 cars packed the pits for the 14th round of the 2016 Red Hawk Casino Championship Season, for the annual "Big Trophy Night" at Placerville Speedway.

Award-winning Photographer Dies in Tahoe Fall

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 24, 2016 / comments

By Sarah Rea -- Multiple Sierra communities reeled this week after news emerged that celebrated photographer, climber, and family man Vernon Wiley died in a fall near Lake Tahoe while shooting photographs.

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