El Dorado County
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.
A serious mistake by the government more than a half century ago led to dozens of graves being engraved with a racial slur, but an effort by a local Eagle Scout to replace the markers has been blocked.
A judge has ruled that the man charged with kidnapping Jaycee Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years is competent to stand trial.
An El Dorado County judge has scheduled a two-week hearing for March to consider if the man accused of kidnapping Jaycee Dugard is competent to face trial.