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Deputies: Boy Hit With Metal Fragment At Shooting Range In El Dorado County

The incident happened along remote Bottlehill Road outside of Georgetown. El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies say a bay area family set up a shooting range on their property.

21 hours ago

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Body Of Missing Man In El Dorado County Found In American River

Raymond Nocon, 32, of Folsom was last seen floating on Saturday in an inflatable raft with his friend on the river at around 9 p.m. Saturday, when the raft sank a short distance past Gorilla Rock, and the two became separated, according to a statement from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.

08/18/2014

plane crash

Small Plane Crashes Near Placerville, 1 Dead

A two-passenger plane has crashed near Placerville Saturday evening.

08/16/2014

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El Dorado County Losing Millennials Faster Than Most Counties In Country

Adults between the ages of 21 and 37 are leaving the county in proportions only surpassed by two other counties in the entire country.

08/15/2014

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El Dorado County’s Newest Arson Investigator Is Ready To Sniff Out Crime

Some fire departments have working dogs to search for people in the aftermath of a fire, but having a canine who can sniff out things like gasoline and lighter fluid is rare.

08/12/2014

sand fire

UPDATED: Crews Make Gains On Sand And Yosemite Fires

Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.

07/29/2014

A viewer sent this photo of a helicopter carrying water to the Bible Fire. Credit:  Cecilia Kavanaugh

Bible Fire Scorches 30 Acres

Cal Fire crews and El Dorado County firefighters battled a grass fire that burned 30 acres of brush Wednesday afternoon. The so-called Bible Fire began at 2:34 p.m., along Mt. Aukum Road, near Pioneer Bible […]

07/10/2014

Scene of the incident. (Source: CHP Placerville)

CHP Investigating Fatal Crash Near Cameron Park

The incident happened just before 1 p.m. Friday, in between Bass Lake and Cambridge Roads on Highway 50.

07/04/2014

Scene of the fire in Diamond Springs. (Credit: CHP)

Cal Fire Crews Responding To Fire In Diamond Springs

Cal Fire crews are responding to a fire in the El Dorado County community of Diamond Springs.

06/20/2014

Vernon Matthews

UC Berkeley Student, 23, Missing In El Dorado County National Forest

Vernon “Cody” Matthews, 23, was last heard from on Friday when he told his mom over the phone he was going for a hike from his family’s cabin near Pollock Pines.

06/09/2014

cow identity

Milkshake Brings All The Dogs To The Yard—That’s Right, This Cow Thinks She’s A Dog

She feels comfortable with the pack, and like a dog, she’s even tried to get in the backseat of Beth’s car. And when Milkshake is invited, she has no problem hanging out in the house.

06/09/2014

Booking photo of Glenn O'Rourke. (Credit: El Dorado County Sheriff)

Placerville Man, 26, Accused Of Preying On Boy, 15

Detectives have arrested a Placerville man on charges he was preying on a 15-year-old boy – and they do not believe he was the only victim.

04/26/2014

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