El Dorado County

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The Sacramento Bee
King wildfire in El Dorado County grows; progress made on blaze near Weed

King wildfire in El Dorado County grows; progress made on blaze near Weed

The King fire is burning near the south fork of the American River. People in a Pollock Pines gas station parking lot watch as a large smoke plume billows from the King fire in El Dorado County as it continues to spread and burn through dry condit...

The Sacramento Bee
King Fire grows to 8,600 acres, containment falls to 5 percent

King Fire grows to 8,600 acres, containment falls to 5 percent

The weekend fire east of Pollock Pines at first didn’t seem to be much more than a curiosity. Many residents thought fire crews would quickly handle it.


A member of an inmate crew works to gain control of the King fire near Pollock Pines in El Dorado County. The size...

The Sacramento Bee
Man reported wounded in shooting in rural El Dorado County

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in the Volcanoville area in which one man was wounded.

The Sacramento Bee
King fire in El Dorado County grows to 3,900 acres overnight

Firefighters were working to stop the King fire near Pollock Pines and also protect homes as the wildland blaze grew nearly 1,000 acres overnight in El Dorado County.

The Sacramento Bee
Wildland blaze fight goes on in El Dorado County: 3,000 acres burned

Firefighters were working to corral the King fire near Pollock Pines.

The Sacramento Bee
Murder case plays on death of ex-wife

Murder case plays on death of ex-wife

A macabre murder trial opens this week on the second floor of the white marble courthouse in Placerville. On its face, it involves a pair of scissors, a wrenching struggle and a mother of three young children getting stabbed to death.


Todd Winkler, right, appears in a Placerville courtroom in...

The Sacramento Bee
Reward offered in theft of church’s equipment from Folsom school

Folsom police have announced a reward for information in the theft of audio and visual equipment from a storage container on the Folsom Middle School campus.

The Sacramento Bee
Mountain lion prompts lock down at El Dorado Hills school

A mountain lion in an El Dorado Hills business park prompted a brief lock down at a nearby elementary school Thursday morning.

The Sacramento Bee
2 at-risk people reported missing in Folsom

2 at-risk people reported missing in Folsom

Folsom police are looking for two people with medical problems who were reported missing Thursday morning from a retirement home near Wales Drive and Natoma Street. Harriet Ensrud, 92, reported missing by the Folsom Police Department Steven...

FOX40
‘Sheriffs… El Dorado County’ Reality Series Coming to FOX40

Sep 10, 2014
‘Sheriffs… El Dorado County’ Reality Series Coming to FOX40

EL DORADO COUNTY- A new reality series, centered around the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office, is coming to FOX40. Creator Michael Dennis and his production company Foothill 7 TV were given full access. The show will air every Saturday, beginning Sept. 20. “Make sure you look real close,” Dennis said. “You might see somebody...

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