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.
Fire Destroys Placerville Strip MallA Placerville strip mall was heavily damaged by fire in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Placerville Businesses Propose Welcome Sign Advertising EventsIt’s considered the gateway to the Sierra—a small city, rich in history nestled along Highway 50 on the way to Lake Tahoe—but many people drive right past it.
Man Accused Of Exposing Himself Minutes After Registering As Sex OffenderPlacerville police say they have arrested a man accused of exposing himself a few minutes after he registered with the police department as a sex offender.
Firefighters Battling Grass Fire In El Dorado CountyCrews are fighting a grass fire near Highway 49 in the Placerville area.
Call Kurtis: Can Computers Cancel Flights?A Placerville couple booked a Hawaiian trip online, but one leg of the trip was removed from the itinerary and no one told them. Unfortunately, they didn't know about it until they were already in Hawaii.
Knitting Group Looking For More Hospitals To Donate ToIt started off simple enough - a group of women living at White Rock Village wanted to knit hats for family and friends.
Placerville Man Breaks Into House, Eats Tater Tots And Falls Asleep On CouchPolice say a would-be burglar was sidetracked by snack and naptime Thursday afternoon, heating up some tater tots and then taking a snooze on the sofa of the house he broke into.

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