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Their mom killed by a car, three orphaned bear cubs get a second chance

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2016 / comments

By Ed Pearce | SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. Ca. (KOLO) Three bear cubs, barely as big as a child's teddy, huddle in the upper deck of an enclosure in a South Lake Tahoe neighborhood.

A week ago, under the guidance of their mother, they were just learning the ropes, how to live like a bear in the higher elevations of Yosemite.

Then she was hit by a car. Their life changed suddenly and forever.

Park rangers gathered them up and they soon found themselves in strange surroundings without the only protective presence they ever had known, alone and feeling lost

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-07-11

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on July 11, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: ARSON:INHABITED STRUCTURE bail $150,000...|  2x BURGLARY...|  2xINFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB bail $50,000...|  SEX OFFENDER FAIL REG...|  BATT W/SERIOUS BODIL \ POLLOCK PINES, ICTIM WAS TRANSPORTED TO SUTTER ROSEVILLE WITH A SKULL FRACTURE AND BRAIN BLEEDS...|  SUBJECT VANDALIZED AND REMOVED PROPERTY FROM THE EL DORADO UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT...|  EL DORADO HILLS, DEPUTIES RESPONDED TO A BATTERY IN PROGRESS AT A BASEBALL FIELD...

El Dorado County Economic Development Promo Video

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 11, 2016 / comments

"Why is El Dorado County the right place for your business? Watch our video to find out more about this incredible place to call home!

GOP Angst Grows after Trump's Disasterous Meeting

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 11, 2016 / comments

By Alexander Bolton - thehill.com: The hope this week among Republicans was that Donald Trump would make headway on unifying the party in two pivotal meetings on Capitol Hill.

Instead, Trump called Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) a loser and bickered with Sen. Jeff Flake, warning he’d turn his ire on the Arizona Republican if he kept up with his criticism.

Kofoid becomes youngest winner in Placerville Speedway History

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 11, 2016 / comments

By: Brad Kennedy* Placerville, CA (July 9)… A total of 49 race cars entered Placerville Speedway for round 12 of the Red Hawk Casino Championship Season.

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