El Dorado County
A kayaker rescued five members of a Livermore family after their SUV drove into the American River on Thursday, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
Using items in their car and the clothes off their back, Mark Schroeder and Janette DeGrace beat the odds to survive being stranded in a remote Sierra wilderness for three days.
A Sacramento couple reported missing Sunday during a trip to El Dorado County wine country have been found alive.
The suspect in what appears to be a shooting by a disgruntled security guard at a Richmond apartment complex on Wednesday night was in custody in El Dorado County, authorities said.
Workers on Tuesday began installing new markers at a public cemetery near Sacramento where relocated Gold Rush-era gravestones had been marked with the N-word.
After 36 years on the run, a felon convicted of robbing and killing a San Francisco bartender who escaped custody in 1975 has been arrested.
An AMBER alert was issued for the missing toddler on Friday, after her mother reported her missing earlier in the week.
Supervisors in El Dorado county voted Tuesday to replace 36 gravestones that bear the N-word, giving the green light to state, county and community officials to design an alternative.
Government officials inched closer Thursday to removing a racial slur on the headstones of Gold Rush-era graves, even as a leading advocate refused to support their plans.
Time has not erased the bigotry of a bygone era carved into 36 concrete gravestones in a dusty, half-century-old cemetery tucked away in California’s former gold fields.