Placerville Declares Emergency After Storm Sends Wastewater Into Hangtown CreekCrews worked overnight to try to stop a bad problem from getting worse. City manager Cleve Norris says the 1 million gallon basin for wastewater overflow is now overflowing itself.
Bear River High Students Mourn Classmates Killed In Head-On CrashFriends shared a picture of the best friends who died together in a violent collision while driving after school: Seniors Joe Rantz, the baseball star, and Jude Douden, the band member.
McDonald's Employee With Down Syndrome Celebrates 30 Years On The JobFor Paul Voss, working at McDonald's is more than just a job. Voss, who has Down syndrome, has been working at the Placerville McDonald’s since 1986. He's affectionately known as the lobby general.
School Bus Rear-Ended Near Placerville; 10 Students Treated For Minor InjuriesAuthorities say 10 students were transported to the hospital for minor injuries after the bus they were riding in was rear-ended by a driver Friday afternoon.
Man Sentenced To Prison For Threats To Placerville ClinicA man who posted online threats against the founder and employees of a biotech firm that handles human tissue has been sentenced to a year in federal prison.
Giant Mushroom Sculptures Illegally Dumped In PlacervilleAuthorities are looking for whoever dumped some giant handmade mushrooms on the side of the road in El Dorado County.
Man Seen Entering Girls’ Restroom At Placerville Park, Registered Sex Offender ArrestedThe Placerville Police Department has arrested a known sex offender after they say he was seen at a park watching young school girls.
Possible Mountain Lion Sighting Prompts Lockdown At Placerville SchoolA Placerville school was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning due to a mountain lion possibly spotted near campus.
Former Firefighter Who Admitted Setting California Fires Out Of Boredom Gets 5 YearsBenjamin Cunha, 33, of Placerville was sentenced to five years on prison on arson charges after admitting to setting at least 30 wildland fires in 2006 and 2007.
Placerville Church Packing Heat With Prayers As Gun Range Owner Offers Firearms TrainingGeof Peabody says he’s trained more than 500 ministers and church security teams and has seen a dramatic increase in calls over the last few months.
Car Clones Could Leave Drivers Stranded With No Vehicle Or MoneyThe California Highway Patrol says it’s a growing crime across the state that typically starts with a fraudulent vehicle identification number and a deal that sounds too good to be true.
Apple Season In Full Swing At Apple Hill As Growers Have Bountiful, Early HarvestIt's that time of year again: Apple Hill is now open for business, even if the temperatures don't feel quite like fall.