Placerville California

Firefighters Hope To Have Containment Of King Fire By SaturdayThe weekend rain and humidity helped firefighters get it to 89 percent contained. More than 4,000 firefighters remain on scene to strengthen containment lines.
Placerville's Hangtown Willie Slips His Noose For A Drink At Nearby BarPolice say he was stolen late Wednesday night as the Liar’s Bench Bar next door closed. People at the bar say he was later found lying in front of city hall.
Placerville Officials Say Hangtown Haven Was Too Successful For Its Own GoodThe lights are out at Hangtown Haven, and now the people who slept there every night will have to find a new place to stay.
Century-Old Cemetery Mystery Solved By El Dorado County WomanThe Placerville woman wanted to help. She learned that the grave she was looking for belonged to Mason Brown, a man who came to California in 1849 from Maine during the Gold Rush.