El Dorado County

Anti-violence organization gets boost from state

The effort to prevent homelessness is receiving a boost in El Dorado County. The Placerville-based Center for Violence-Free Relationships is receiving $55,500 from the state Depar ...

Abatement program implemented for pesky mosquitoes

Still waters may run deep but this time of year standing water is breeding territory for mosquitos, a health problem for which El Dorado County has only a minimal defense because o ...

Media Life: El Dorado County’s self-guided movie-location tour wows

Living so close to Tinseltown does have its advantages on occasion, including having a troupe of thespians filming literally in your backyard. Placer County has had its share of m ...

El Dorado County health officials warn of chipmunk, squirrel danger

Due to increased plague activity in the Tahoe Basin area last fall, El Dorado County health officials advise caution this summer. The California Department of Public Health routin ...

Six nabbed for allegedly selling pot in two El Dorado County businesses

Four area residents, and two others, have been arrested on various charges including possession of marijuana for sale following a three-month investigation by El Dorado County l ...

Community rallies behind El Dorado County CASA lunch box program

The CASA box lunch program in El Dorado County has brought the organization thousands of dollars to help children in crisis. CASA, Court Appointed Advocates, are trained and superv ...

Man arrested in string of burglaries

EL DORADO HILLS — A vehicle stop led to the arrest of a suspected burglar and a cache of property reportedly stolen from Placer, El Dorado and Sacramento counties. Jason Earl R ...

Rocklin man who allegedly killed three in Salmon Falls Road crash set for trial

A man whose last known address was in Rocklin is expected to begin a trial in October for the alleged killing of his three passengers in an accident in November 2009 on Salmon Fall ...

Use ‘light’ on newly restored river stretch

Suppose you open a new stretch of river to boaters and nobody comes? After another year of light use, people are asking whether the American River in the canyon below Auburn has a ...

Guides’ murders remain mysteries

On Friday it will be five years since two El Dorado County river-rafting guides were brutally murdered while they slept on a beach. Their families had hoped that DNA evidence might ...