el dorado county
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.
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.
After burning nearly 30,000 acres over the past three weeks, the American Fire is now 100 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.
The fire in Tahoe National Forest continues to grow slowly as firefighters make more progress containing the blaze.
Firefighters continue to gain ground on the American Fire, which is burning in the Tahoe National Forest.
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.
Helicopters dumped loads of water on the flames as crews worked the ground building containment lines, but the fire grew quickly and threatened several nearby homes off of Patterson Drive.
A woman and her two children shared a home with a murderer and didn’t realize it until later. Now that killer is accused of striking again. She describes him as odd, but charming and charismatic. The worst she thought was he could have been a good con man.
An El Dorado County man, who allegedly wanted his wife dead, is behind bars because investigators say he couldn’t keep his mouth shut.
Several people suffered minor to moderate injuries after a sedan collided with a school bus in Shingle Springs.
El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting is getting help to pay for his legal troubles.