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More Rain, Snow Heading Toward Northern California

More rain and snow are headed toward California after a dousing overnight


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Women Found Dead After Fire In El Dorado County Home Had Been Shot

The El Dorado Coroner’s Office says the two women found dead in a Placerville-area home Friday morning after it caught fire had died of gunshot wounds.



Teenager Meets Man Who Saved Her Life After Snowy Accident

Only CBS13’s Anjali Hemphill was there for the emotional reunion between Mattie Alleva and El Dorado County investigator Dave Stevenson—the man she calls her guardian angel.


Sex offender

El Dorado County Votes To Repeal Sex Offender Law After Lawsuit Filed

The 2012 law limited sex offender access to parks and schools, but it’s in process of being repealed after a unanimous vote on Tuesday.


Drone search

Drone Joins Search For Missing Colfax Man In Rough El Dorado County Terrain

The three-county search through sometimes impassable terrain is being made easier with Bowers’ use of a quad-copter drone equipped with a GoPro camera.


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Placerville’s Homeless Running Out Of Places Where They Can Stay Warm

They were forced out of their homeless camp when it shut down. Now former residents of Placerville’s Hangtown Haven are looking for places to stay warm.



Why Are El Dorado County Campaign Mailings Coming From A County-Owned Address?

It’s not too often a little-watched race for the El Dorado Irrigation District makes news, but a flyer sent to voters’ homes this week is not only generating controversy, but it has one county leader calling it illegal.


American Fire (Credit: Pavlica/Inciweb.org)

American Fire Fully Contained After Burning Nearly 30K Acres

After burning nearly 30,000 acres over the past three weeks, the American Fire is now 100 percent contained.


American Fire (Credit: Pavlica/Inciweb.org)

American Fire More Than 20K Acres, 66 Percent Contained

The American Fire has been burning for nearly two weeks in Tahoe National Forest and has grown to more than 20,000 acres Friday.


American Fire (Credit: Pavlica/Inciweb.org)

American Fire Nearly 17K Acres, 60 Percent Contained

The fire in Tahoe National Forest continues to grow slowly as firefighters make more progress containing the blaze.


American Fire (Credit: Pavlica/Inciweb.org)

American Fire 54 Percent Contained

Firefighters continue to gain ground on the American Fire, which is burning in the Tahoe National Forest.


Senior Center Union Fire

Union Fire: Senior-Citizen Mobile-Home Park Evacuated As Flames Crept Close

With temperatures in the 90s, those living here made their way from the fire lines to the clubhouse to keep hydrated—something important, especially for seniors.