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Volunteers continue with cleanup at Placerville homeless camps

Placerville police said that the cleanup of homeless camps has included the collection of guns, syringes and garbage.

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FOX40
Investigators Closing on Culprit in Placerville Ranch Fire

Mar 10, 2014

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Ron Hague learned Monday that his sister, Carol, didn’t die how he though she did.

When Carol’s body was recovered from a fire at a ranch in Placerville, Hague was inconsolable. Then, he found out his sister wasn’t killed …


FOX40
Placerville Police Calling Apartment Fire Suspicious

Jan 28, 2014

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Flames tore through an apartment complex in Placerville just before 5 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Before firefighters could arrive, the roof collapsed and two people were severely burned, and airlifted out.

“Because of our distance from the closest burn center, …


FOX40
2 Injured in Fire at Placerville Apartment Complex

Jan 28, 2014
2 Injured in Fire at Placerville Apartment Complex

PLACERVILLE—

Authorities are investigating an early-morning fire that has sent two people to the hospital.

The fire started around 5 a.m. Tuesday at an apartment complex along Woodridge Court, off of Cold Springs Road, a Cal Fire official tells FOX40.…


FOX40
Weather Contributing to Deer Versus Car Collisions

Dec 10, 2013

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Deer are migrating downward into the lower Sierra foothills because of sudden changes in the weather.  Last week’s cold storm buried much of their food supply in snow.

“They’ve been motivated to move down in a hurry because …


Sacramento365
Enjoy Christmas tree farms, Apple Hill and a Placerville day trip from Sacramento

Nov 27, 2013
Enjoy Christmas tree farms, Apple Hill and a Placerville day trip from Sacramento

There are plenty of holiday activities in Sacramento – from visiting Old Sacramento or the Capitol to see the Christmas trees to ice skating in Downtown Sacramento at St. Rose of Lima Park (Seventh and K streets) and more, but when friends and ...

FOX40
Hangtown Haven Closes, Residents Facing Uncertain Future

Nov 14, 2013

PLACERVILLE—

Residents of Placerville’s Hangtown Haven homeless camp had to pack up their belongings Thursday evening.

“I can’t tell you what this place has meant for so many people. Us being shut down is beyond belief,” said Rebecca Nylander.

Nylander …


FOX40
Despite Show of Support, Placerville’s Hangtown Haven Voted Out

Nov 12, 2013
Despite Show of Support, Placerville’s Hangtown Haven Voted Out

PLACERVILLE–

Tuesday in Placerville, the lives of 40 people already in crisis were in the hands of the city council.

“It really … it changed my life after I was gang-raped. I came into Hangtown Haven and CRC here. They …


FOX40
Fate of Hangtown Haven Homeless Camp Up in the Air

Nov 11, 2013

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After a rough start, a committee of residents has established new rules on alcohol, drug use and violence at Hangtown Haven.

About 15 residents now have jobs, and the others are getting support services — including going to school. …


FOX40
Placerville’s Hangtown Homeless Camp Preparing To Close

Oct 25, 2013

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An apparently successful city sanctioned homeless camp will never the less close in three weeks because a permanent site still hasn’t been found.

Hangtown Haven was started just over a year ago and survived some serious glitches before becoming …




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