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CHP: Rocklin man arrested in crash that killed officer, another driver
Sean Matthew Walker, 36, was arrested for his involvement in Friday’s crash that killedOfficer Kirk Griessand Jaime Bueza Manuel.
Folsom Massage Therapist Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Client
FOLSOM (CBS13) – A massage therapist has been arrested on accusations of sexual battery in Folsom, police say.According to the Folsom Police Department, detectives started investigating after a woman reported she had been inappropriately touched by during a massage at the Dream Inn and Day Spa on Na
Thieves Raid Roseville Galleria Apple Store, Make Off With 20 iPhones
ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Thieves targeted the Apple Store in the Roseville Galleria, making off with merchandise on Tuesday.Roseville Police say four men entered the Apple Store around 8 p.m. on Tuesday and began stealing products on display.They made off with 20 iPhones and at least two Apple computers.
Farm to Table — Pairings within 20 miles returns to the foothills
The 20 Mile Taste, the fundraiser for Ag in the Classroom — El Dorado County, sold out on Saturday with more than 350 guests in attendance.“I love the energy, enthusiasm and support that El Dorado County gives to Ag in the Classroom. This event just keeps getting better every year,” said Ann Wofford
It's all about vintage charm at Serendipity on Placerville's Main Street
Tucked right in between two popular eateries on Placerville’s charming Main Street is an equally charming little store that is every bit as intriguing as its artistic architecture promises.Once inside Serendipity at 585 Main, visitors will find the charm continues, with five lovely ladies who are of
Grow for it! Water-wise tips for an unthirsty landscape
Plants grow in the Sherwood Demonstration Garden in Placerville. Courtesy photosBy Pauline AtkinsWith the hot days upon us, we are reminded how dry our summers are here in California. With a lack of rainfall and in anticipation of future drought conditions, it is time to give those water hoses a bre
An open letter to President Trump
EDITOR:Dear President Trump, Why are you reading the Mountain Democrat? The Mountain Democrat is a very fine paper, but it’s a small town paper. You should be reading big city papers and stuff.
Truck stolen from water district
Courtesy photoA white 2011 Ford F-350 work truck was stolen from the Calaveras County Water District treatment plant facility in Valley Springs sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.A press release issued by the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office on Aug. 15 stated, “An unknown suspect
Rocklin schools in limbo amid concerns of teacher strike
Parents and school administration in Rocklin were slightly as ease Tuesday as they prepared for the first day of school, but there is still concern of a possible teacher strike if there isn't progress on union negotiations. Watch the video above for more.
Placer County's Surprising New Top Crop for 2017 - Rocklin and Roseville Today
Placer ag value drops 11 percent in 2017, livestock bests rice as top productAUBURN, Calif. — Record-setting rainfall in 2017 led to a sharp reduction in Placer County’s planted rice acreage, driving an 11 percent loss of total crop value.That’s according to the 2017 Placer County Agricultural Crop
Rider Identified In Crash On Highway 49
The solo-vehicle wreck happened on the “13 Curves” area near Mokelumne Hill around noon on Monday and was originally reported by the CHP as a motorcycle accident, as reportedhere. Instead, it involved a 2009 Yamaha Majesty scooter being ridden by 74-year-old David Moore of Oxnard.
At least one injured in Roseville after vehicle flips over on Fairway Drive
The vehicle flipped over onto its roof, according to Jaime Garrett, a spoksewoman for the Roseville Fire Department. One person who was trapped in the vehicle was extricated and taken to hospital for treatment, she said. It is unknown how many people were in the vehicle.
Waste Trapping More Wild Animals
Cellphone video shows a fox with its head inserted inside a jar, leaving it disoriented, and struggling to survive.
Dangerous Intersection Near Rocklin High School Raises Concerns
The intersection in the spotlight is at Stanford Ranch Road and Crest Drive. Neighbors here say this intersection is notorious for close calls.
King Fire, Georgetown forest projects funded with Cal Fire grant
Amid a record-setting fire season for California, Cal Fire awarded a $27.5 million grant last week to agencies throughout the region for projects to prevent catastrophic fires.Announced Tuesday, Aug. 7 in a joint press release from local natural resource agencies, the grant will go to El Dorado, Pla
HS Football: Mustangs revitalized by new coach Jubenal Rodriguez
From small adjustments to his footwork and stance, to big picture changes in his conditioning and leadership, Shepherd has been trying to soak everything in like a sponge.
Orange County high school schedule: Tuesday, Aug. 14
Troy at Brea Olinda, Los Amigos at Buena Park, Whittier Christian at Los Altos, Samueli at Estancia, Westminster at Fountain Valley, Anaheim at Saugus, Yorba Linda at Dana Hills, Western at Katella, Laguna Beach at Calvary Chapel, Irvine at Santa Ana, Aliso Niguel at Tesoro, Santa Margarita at Missi
School board to consider seven applicants for four-month term as provisional trustee
Thursday evening, the Davis school board will consider seven applicants seeking a provisional appointment to serve on the school board from now through late November, filling out the unexpired term of former trustee Madhavi Sunder (who moved out of town in July to join the Georgetown University law
District 2 town hall set for Somerset
District 2 Supervisor Shiva Frentzen’s office announced a town hall meeting set for Wednesday, Aug. 15 in Somerset.The meeting for southern El Dorado County residents will be held at Pioneer Park Community Center, 6740 Fairplay Road, Somerset. It will start at 6:30 p.m.
Camper discovers rabid bat at Auburn State Recreation Area
Do not approach or handle wild or unfamiliar animals.Animals appearing sick or injured are far more likely to carry disease.Report animals that are acting abnormally.Keep pets confined or on a leash.Keep pets vaccinated.If bitten by an animal, immediately wash with soap and water, contact your docto