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Years after Wife's Murder, Coloma Benefactor Moves to Evict 97-year-old resident

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 26, 2016 / comments

[97-year-old Marie Hatch, who has cancer, was served with a 60-day notice this month to vacate the Craftsman cottage she has lived in for 66 years. In 1950, Hatch was given a verbal agreement, which was passed down through generations of ownership, that she could live in the cottage for the rest of her life. Photo: Adela Meadows, Special To The Chronicle]

Kyle Larson To Take On Outlaws At Placerville Speedway following Daytona 500

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 26, 2016 / comments

"Larson is fresh off a career best seventh place finish during the Daytona 500 this past weekend."

[NSSN Staff] Kyle Larson will make his return to the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series during the event on March 23 at Placerville Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

PLACERVILLE, Calif – Kyle Larson has confirmed he is returning to the scene of his first sprint car victory and will take on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on March 23 during the second annual Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts.

Plane Crash Lands at Cameron Park, No Injuries

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 26, 2016 / comments

At about a quarter before 11:00 am, a plane landed at Cameron Park airport without landing gear.

The airplane sustained damage as the pilot made a crash landing on the runway.  

There was one onboard during the emergency landing and the pilot walked away uninjured.

The Beechcraft Bonanza landed with its gear up around 10:45 p.m. at the Cameron Park area airport.

Via the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office: 

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-02-24

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 24, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: BRANDISHED A FIREARM AT A LIQUOR STORE... |  TRANSP/ETC CNTL SUB, bail = $50,000... |  EL DORADO, STUDENT WAS FOUND TO BE IN POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA ON SCHOOL GROUNDS... |   STOLE ALCOHOL FROM BUSINESS... 

KEY: Common Name
-Booking Number -First Name -Middle Name -Last Name -Sex
-Facility -Date Booked -Status -Age at Booking -Arresting Agency
-First 5 Charges -Bail $

Sac BEE AM Alert: Landmark California teacher case enters next phase

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 25, 2016 / comments

A court case with the potential to upend how California hires and fires teachers enters a new phase today.

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