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Community Invited to Provide Input on Mental Health Services Act Annual Update

​Community Invited to Provide Input on Mental Health Services Act. (Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Behavioral Health Division invites the public to review and provide comment on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019-20 Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Annual Update, i


Convicted killer granted new trial

Ricky Leo Davis, the man convicted of the vicious 1985 stabbing murder of a woman at a home in El Dorado Hills has had the jury verdict thrown out and could be getting a new trial.


Chase Involving Stolen SMUD Truck Ends In Gunfire

WILTON (CBS13) — A high-speed chase led to an officer-involved shooting in Wilton Friday afternoon. Police say the suspect assaulted a SMUD crew near Grant Line and Waterman Road then hopped into their truck and took off, speeding through the backroads of Wilton, trying to avoid police.


Men Rescue Driver From Submerged Car

Authorities are crediting three good Samaritans with helping rescue a driver who crashed into a Modesto canal Thursday morning. (4/18/19)


From the old comes something new

A Placerville native who left its golden past behind as she explored big-city life has returned with her own way of mining for riches — Molly Carter is offering her home decorating expertise amid quality merchandise at a location not far from where prospectors once dug for nuggets.


‘We’re Trapped’: Calaveras County Road Still Damaged Months after Winter Storms

CALAVERAS COUNTY -- Two months since winter storms slammed parts of Northern California, the impacts are still being felt in Calaveras County. People living near Railroad Flat say heavy rain in February washed out part of a road, leaving behind a 20-minute detour.


Rural Mississippi hospital at crossroads with new owners

When the hospital in rural Panola County, Mississippi, went into bankruptcy in August, residents had good reason to worry. Half of the state's rural hospitals have been deemed at financial risk. Others have stopped crucial services, such as closing an emergency room. Five rural hospitals have closed


California State License Board Cites Repeat Offender in Amador County Sting

SACRAMENTO – Breaking state contracting laws has once again caught up with a Stockton area offender with a history of unlicensed contracting activity that dates back to 2014. The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) again caught Alberto Yanez in an undercover sting operation last week in Amador Co


New Amador County casino plans for grand opening

AMADOR COUNTY, Calif. (KCRA) — A new casino will open this month in Amador County. Harrah’s Northern California is in the city of Ione off Highway 88. Caesars Entertainment partnered with the Buena Vista Rancheria Me-Wuk Indians to build the new casino.


All bark and no bite?

A series of dog attacks in Copper Cove neighborhoods in Copperopolis has caused a stir in recent months, prompting local residents to speak up. On April 5, two goats were attacked by a pack of frenzied dogs living on the same property. One of the goats died in its pen and the other was severely inju


Officer fires at SMUD vehicle carjacker

An Elk Grove police officer on April 19 fired at a 35-year-old man who reportedly stole a SMUD truck and attempted to drive toward the officer during a pursuit that ended in Wilton.


You asked, we answered: Where did Rescue, California, get its name?

This story is part of our “Beyond Sacramento” series, a reader-driven initiative that lets you ask questions about our region that The Sacramento Bee explores and answers. Scroll to the form at the bottom of this article to submit your question.


The Latest: Mississippi man dies as car hits tree in storm

The Latest on severe weather moving across the United States (all times local):. One person has died in Mississippi from a storm system moving across the South. Neshoba County Coroner John Stephens tells local media that a driver was killed Thursday afternoon when his car hit a downed tree on a high


Late comeback not enough for Calaveras

The Calaveras High School baseball team fought back to tie the game in the bottom of the seventh, only to lose one inning later. Calaveras trailed Amador 2-0 heading into the final inning, but scored two runs to tie the game at 2-2. Amador scored twice in the eighth, but Calaveras continued to fight


New Harrah’s Casino Set to Open in Ione

IONE -- You wouldn’t know it by looking at the outside, but Northern California’s newest casino is just two weeks away from opening its doors. Nestled in the Amador foothills, the new Harrah's Northern California casino is a partnership between the Buena Vista Rancheria Me-Wuk tribe and Cesar’s ente


Bullfrogs have now won two straight

It’s official. The Bret Harte High School softball team is on a winning streak. After defeating the Summerville Bears 4-3 Tuesday afternoon in Tuolumne, the Bullfrogs again bested the Bears, this time by a score of 7-4 Thursday in Angels Camp.


3 Bystanders Rescue Driver Who Crashed Into Modesto Canal After Having Medical Emergency

MODESTO (CBS13) – Authorities are crediting three good Samaritans with helping rescue a driver who crashed into a Modesto canal Thursday morning. The incident happened near East Briggsmore and Roselle avenues.


Egg-cellent Easter events around the county

Boa Vista Egg Hunt will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 20 and 21, at Boa Vista Orchards, 2952 Carson Road in Placerville. More than 40,000 eggs will be hidden for the hunt. The event will include photos with the Easter Bunny, train rides, a craft fair and box decorating. At 10 a.m. there will be a


Abandoned house burns off Missouri Flat Road

An abandoned house was consumed by flames Wednesday afternoon on Perks Court near the eastbound Missouri Flat/Highway 50 onramp in Placerville. At 1:47 p.m., Diamond Springs Fire, Cal Fire and El Dorado County Fire personnel responded to a dispatch report of a structure fire and extinguished the bla