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by Placerville Newswire / Feb 03, 2016 / comments

Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 2, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: CONT SEX ABUSE OF CHILD, Age = 72... |  VEHICLE THEFT... |  MFG/ETC CNTL SUB, FELON/ETC POSS/ETC F/ARM... |  PARENT:CHRONIC TRUANT... |  GRAND THEFT:FIREARM...

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 $

FREE Meditation and Breathing for Stress Reduction Series!

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 03, 2016 / comments

Free for not only Marshall staff, but also to the public! Call Marshall Community Health Education at 530.626.2990 to register.


Presented by Deepak Gilra 
Attend one event or all four to experience OPTIMUM RESULTS. 

11 :30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 681 Main St. Apple/Pear Room 
Week 1 - February 5 
Pancha Kosha Meditation: This guided meditation relaxes and quiets the mind, layer by layer. Breath work: Alternate nostril breathing.

Two Suspects Wanted in Connection with a South Lake Tahoe Robbery Murder

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 03, 2016 / comments

Pictured here are two composite sketches of unidentified suspects related to the murder of 40 year old Dennis Wright Jr. in the parking lot of the Beverly Lodge on the evening of Saturday, January 30th . 

Boy, 3, dies in two car-collision in Somerset, poor tire tread and wet road noted

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 03, 2016 / comments

A 3-year-old boy died from injuries suffered Thursday at approximately 4:06 p.m on Jan. 28, when the car in which he was riding collided with an SUV on a wet road in Somerset in El Dorado County.

The 3-year-old boy died after a two car-collision when the car being driven by Jacob Jimenez, 43, of Somerset at 4 p.m. was southbound on Mt. Aukum Road, north of Outingdale Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Jimenez lost control of his car and traveled into the oncoming lane. The right side of the car hit the front end of a northbound SUV.

COMMENTARY: The Year Ahead for California’s Rural Counties

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 02, 2016 / comments

Last month, I was sworn in as Chair of the Rural County Representatives of California, better known as RCRC. The core of RCRC’s mission is to improve the ability of small, rural California county governments to provide services by reducing the burden of state and federal mandates, and promoting a greater understanding among policy makers about the unique challenges that face California’s small population counties.