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The Sacramento Bee
Roundup: Franklin upsets Grant; stars show up with big performances in league openersGreen had a 45-yard touchdown burst as the Falcons (2-2) topped the Warriors (2
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Green had a 45-yard touchdown burst as the Falcons (2-2) topped the Warriors (2-2). No. 20 Bear River 34, El Dorado 19 in Placerville – Stephen Taylor rushed for touchdowns of 58 and 7 yards and caught a 19-yard scoring strike from Luke Bagget,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Placerville man accused of stalking, making sexually suggestive phone callsA Placerville man accused of making sexually suggestive phone calls to women an
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
A Placerville man accused of making sexually suggestive phone calls to women and stalking one victim has been arrested. Over the past six months, El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies have taken several reports of a man calling women and making rude,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento’s housing crisis + Bay Area invaders + Transgender debate in Rocklin + Congressional tax cutto a fiction, make himself believe the lie in order that he might sell it to yo
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
to a fiction, make himself believe the lie in order that he might sell it to you.Mailbag “Republicans needed a swift kick, and Trump gave it. Congressional Republicans can get moving or become irrelevant. Their choice.” – George Alger, Place... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
After a 23andMe DNA test, Northern California woman discovers 3 siblingsdiscovered she had healthy genes and a predominantly British ancestry. She also
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
discovered she had healthy genes and a predominantly British ancestry. She also discovered she had a half brother. The Placerville resident, estranged from her birth mother and having lost her father after years of illness at age 18, turned to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After a 23andMe DNA test, Northern California woman discovers 3 siblingsdiscovered she had healthy genes and a predominantly British ancestry. She also
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
discovered she had healthy genes and a predominantly British ancestry. She also discovered she had a half brother. The Placerville resident, estranged from her birth mother and having lost her father after years of illness at age 18, turned to... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Sandin Garner Hunter 1946PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Sandin Garner Hunter, 70, died Sept. 11, 2017, in Placerv
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
PLACERVILLE, Calif. — Sandin Garner Hunter, 70, died Sept. 11, 2017, in Placerville, Calif. She was born Sandra Lea LaBonne Sept. 22, 1946, in Omaha. Her parents were Ruth Kiger and James Edward LaBonne. Sandin was a name she chose in adulthood... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
West Slope courthouse clears litigation hurdleBy Joann Eisenbrandt The legal roadblock that has prevented construction of a
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 6 days ago
By Joann Eisenbrandt The legal roadblock that has prevented construction of a new courthouse facility in Placerville has just been removed. More than two years after the Placerville Historic Preservation League first challenged the environmental... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
She took DNA test to get health information. She found 3 half-siblings23andMe DNA kit, she wanted to know if she carried any troublesome genes she co
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
23andMe DNA kit, she wanted to know if she carried any troublesome genes she could pass on to her infant son, Jack. The Placerville mother of two worried about his chances of developing Alzheimer’s or Type I Diabetes— diseases ran in her family.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
NorCal burglary suspect leads police on wild highway foot chasePolice in Placerville arrested a man accused of robbing a grocery store on Frid
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
Police in Placerville arrested a man accused of robbing a grocery store on Friday night after he fled the scene on foot and led police on a foot chase on Highway 50. According to a press release from the Placerville Police Department, police... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Highway 50 foot chase ends in arrest of alleged grocery store robberA man accused of pulling a knife on a Placerville grocery store employee, then
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
A man accused of pulling a knife on a Placerville grocery store employee, then leading police on foot chase across Highway 50, was taken into custody Thursday. The incident began about 6:14 p.m., when Placerville officers responded to a report of a... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
On a road trip through Trump country, a word from the voters who elected himfriends in San Francisco, where I live. Patty Brown, a mother and Sportsman’s H
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
friends in San Francisco, where I live. Patty Brown, a mother and Sportsman’s Hall waitress in Pollock Pines east of Placerville, told me: “When I was growing up, the ’60s were happening with civil rights, and I thought it was the end of a... Read more
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The Mercury News
National Merit Scholarships 2018 semifinalists namedH. S. Bhupathy, Ashwin J. Kim, Erika Kim, Erin Kim, Junil Thio, Ethan D.
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
H. S. Bhupathy, Ashwin J. Kim, Erika Kim, Erin Kim, Junil Thio, Ethan D. Yee, Christy A. Yoon, Amy PLACERVILLE CHARTER COMMUNITY SCHOOL Murdock, Michael A. OCEAN GROVE CHARTER SCHOOL Hanlon, Michelina PLEASANT... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
State fines Kirkwood $750K in contamination casewater codes. Kirkwood Creek, a tributary to Caples Creek, flows to the South Fo
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 12 days ago
water codes. Kirkwood Creek, a tributary to Caples Creek, flows to the South Fork of the American River upstream of Placerville. The flows may affect the municipal water supply, along with hydropower generation, water recreation and... Read more
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Tahoe Daily Tribune
Truckee police: Man sought for stealing over $100,000 worth of propertyfrom Truckee businesses. A felony, no-bail arrest warrant has been issued for
Tahoe Daily Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
from Truckee businesses. A felony, no-bail arrest warrant has been issued for Lenning, who apparently has ties to the Placerville and Pollock Pines area, as well as Sparks and Silver Springs, Nev. “Evidence collection and processing from the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. homeless crisis expands to rural areasthat something has fundamentally changed. But in rural areas, the increases hav
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 14 days ago
that something has fundamentally changed. But in rural areas, the increases have come as a shock. There is no year-round shelter in El Dorado County , and camps are multiplying on the edges of the county seat of Placerville. Read the whol... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mining a great Gold Rush getaway in PlacervillePLACERVILLE — Hardhats in place, audio tour-app queued up, we enter the beckoni
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
PLACERVILLE — Hardhats in place, audio tour-app queued up, we enter the beckoning maw of the Gold Bug Mine in Hangtown, a.k.a. Placerville, sliding past slimy walls into the darkness beyond. The temperature drops — a ghostly cold spot? Silly me, no,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Gold Country picnic inspiration from Rustic Fork blogger Sonya Keisterthat passion for bringing people together, anyone can get to the stage I am.”
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
that passion for bringing people together, anyone can get to the stage I am.” Soon she’d rented a commercial kitchen in Placerville and was making Rustic Fork sauces. “I sold them at farmers markets, a couple small grocery stores and wineries,”... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Stolen vehicles used to ram doors of Truckee businesses targeted for burglaryis described as approximately 6 feet tall, weighing about 150 pounds,with blond
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
is described as approximately 6 feet tall, weighing about 150 pounds,with blonde hair and blue eyes. He has ties to the Placerville and Pollock Pines areas of El Dorado County, as well as Sparks and Silver Springs, Nev., according to... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Truckee Police Seeks Man in Commercial Burglary Casefelony warrant. Lenning is six feet tall, weighs about 150 pounds, has blond h
KTVN Reno / Posted 17 days ago
felony warrant. Lenning is six feet tall, weighs about 150 pounds, has blond hair and blue eyes. Lenning has ties to the Placerville and Pollock Pines areas, as well as Sparks and Silver Springs. Police say if you see him, do not approach him.... Read more
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The Mercury News
El Dorado’s newest brewery: Solid Grounda production brewery, brewpub and wine bar, opened this spring in a former hard
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
a production brewery, brewpub and wine bar, opened this spring in a former hardware store just a few minutes outside Placerville in El Dorado County. What Perry Creek Winery winemaker Scott Johnson and brewer KC Sare (Oregon’s Deschutes... Read more
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The Mercury News
Apple Hill survival tipsApple Hill, the orchard-dotted region just north of Placerville, is known for i
The Mercury News / Posted 18 days ago
Apple Hill, the orchard-dotted region just north of Placerville, is known for its harvest festivities, picnic possibilities, cider doughnuts — and gnarly harvest season traffic. Of course, it’s crowded. There are more than 50 apple orchards here,... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Woman Fighting for Her Life After Suspect Involved in Police Pursuit Crashes into Her Head-OnPLACERVILLE — Myrna Harp was California Counselor of the Year in 2016. She was
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 18 days ago
PLACERVILLE — Myrna Harp was California Counselor of the Year in 2016. She was rewarded with a trip to the White House to meet First Lady Michelle Obama. It was the honor of a lifetime. But now, Harp is in a fight for her life. The Marina Village... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pursuit of suspected kidnapper ends in vehicle crashA 21-year-old suspected kidnapper and car thief led Placerville Police on a hig
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
A 21-year-old suspected kidnapper and car thief led Placerville Police on a high-speed chase Tuesday that ended in a crash that seriously injured the suspect and another driver. Police identified the suspect as Justin Jefford, 21, of... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Snippets about Lake TahoeEl Dorado County’s annual budget hearing has been rescheduled to the regular me
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 25 days ago
El Dorado County’s annual budget hearing has been rescheduled to the regular meeting of Sept. 19. It should begin at 9am in Placerville. · Tahoe’s only Labor Day weekend fireworks show will be at Gar Woods Pier & Grill on Sept. 3 at 8:30pm. ·... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Proving the future is brightfor government handouts or help, just freedom, so they could continue the agric
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 27 days ago
for government handouts or help, just freedom, so they could continue the agricultural legacy their ancestors built. In Placerville, I visited with the executive director of the privately-supported and volunteer-driven Court Appointed Special... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jaycee Dugard was rescued from sex slavery 8 years ago. Here's what has happened sincediscovery that Dugard was alive caused a worldwide media sensation, and drew ho
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
discovery that Dugard was alive caused a worldwide media sensation, and drew hordes of reporters to the Garrido home and to Placerville, where the Garridos were jailed to await trial in the bizarre kidnap. Eventually, Phillip Garrido’s lawyer... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Search for suspect who fought with CHP officer halts Highway 50 trafficHighway Patrol officer in El Dorado County, briefly halting traffic on Highway
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
Highway Patrol officer in El Dorado County, briefly halting traffic on Highway 50. Officer Dave Blood with the CHP’s Placerville Office was on patrol Friday morning when he received a report of a reckless driver. He located the suspect... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why Fish and Wildlife is right on endangered frogswere set aside for frogs and toads, and that the decision ignored ranchers. The
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
were set aside for frogs and toads, and that the decision ignored ranchers. The truth is the opposite. Ben Solvesky of Placerville, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from 2008 to 2014, is with a Sierra Nevada conservation... Read more

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