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Marshall prepares for Ebola

PLACERVILLE — No one wants to imagine the Ebola virus making its way to El Dorado County and, granted, the chances are slim that it will. Still, Marshall Medical Center is taking the threat very seriously and staff has been working diligently on preparedness and special protocols to protect the community, patients and staff in the event […]

Comments Off / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Murder suspects make first court apperance

Accused cop killer Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamonte, 34, identified in court documents as Marcelo Marquez, was arraigned last week in Sacramento Superior Court on 14 charges including two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder, four counts of carjacking, stealing a patrol car and deputy’s weapon, being a felon in possession of a firearm and possession […]

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Friends support Oliver family

Jenny Oliver's friends painted the rock for the Oliver family. Courtesy photo

One day after Jenny Oliver’s sixth-grade friends met with grief counselors at Marina Village Middle School, they banded together to paint the rocks for Jenny’s dad, Danny Oliver, the Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy, a 15-year veteran, who was shot and killed Oct. 24 approaching a suspicious vehicle. While the news made national headlines, the Oliver […]

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Partners purchase Poor Red’s

New investors, including the owners of The Purple Place, have big plans for the El Dorado landmark Poor Red's. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

The sale of El Dorado’s iconic restaurant closed during the week of Oct. 20-24 said Team Commercial Realtor Ann McQuillen. The restaurant — along with four other buildings including a barn, a beauty salon, a parking structure and a liquor store — sold for $777,500. “It took a whole year to sell it, with all the liens […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Gotcha Oct. 23: A 15-year-old boy reportedly admitted to stealing another person’s debit card and two gift cards on Harvard Way. Deputies cited the teen. Check this out Oct. 23: A 37-year-old woman allegedly forged employee checks to herself and then attempted to reimburse […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Hometown hero: Airman Kevin Schnaidt

Air Force Airman Kevin M. Schnaidt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science […]

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Make Halloween a fun and safe night for trick-or-treaters

Costumes, jack-‘o-lanterns, haunted house and scary ghost stories mark this time of year as all kids of all ages enjoy the spirit of Halloween. But if precautions aren’t taken, scary things can happen. Decorations that ignited are the reported cause in 900 home fires nationwide each year. Two of every five of those were started […]

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