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Placerville

(CBS)

Magnitude 4.2 Quake Strikes Near Reno, Felt In Northern California

A 4.2 earthquake was felt near Reno on Monday. The quake was felt by residents in the Reno and Sparks area at 5:51 p.m. local time.

08/26/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Detectives Study Knives In Calaveras Co. Girl’s Stabbing

Investigators searching for evidence in the stabbing death of an 8-year-old girl were looking at several knives Friday to determine if one could have inflicted the fatal wounds.

05/03/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Witness Recants Report Of Suspect In Calaveras Girl’s Death

A potential witness in the killing of an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl has recanted her statements about seeing a possible suspect running from the girl’s home and “is no longer credible,” a sheriff’s department spokesman said Thursday.

05/02/2013

Leila Fowler (Fowler family)

Kidnapping Attempt Likely Not Linked To NorCal Girl’s Murder

Investigators say a brazen kidnapping attempt not far from where an 8-year-old Calaveras County girl was stabbed to death in her home most likely is a bizarre coincidence.

05/01/2013

Jason Wayrynen is suspected of breaking into an apartment in Placerville on April 30, 2013.(Placerville Police Department)

Break-In Suspect May Be Linked To Calaveras County Girl’s Death

Police were trying to determine if there’s a link between a man accused of breaking into an apartment in Placerville and trying to kidnap a toddler, and the killing of an 8-year-old girl about 45 miles away in Calaveras County.

04/30/2013

A Bobcat kitten named Chips was rescued from a wildfire in the Lake Tahoe area.  Photo Courtesy of U.S. Forest Service.

Bobcat Kitten Rescued From NorCal Fire ‘Too Nice’ To Release Into Wild

An animal rescue group is trying to help an orphaned bobcat kitten with a problem: She’s too nice.

12/27/2012

Authorities on the scene of a fatal crash on Highway 50 in Placerville on November 25, 2012. 38-year-old Sheng Kun Su, 39-year-old Shu Zhen Shao, 8-year-old Shawn Su, and 4-year-old Nora Temple were killed. (CBS)

Oakland Family Members Among 4 Dead In Placerville Crash

Four people were killed, including three from Oakland, in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 50 in Placerville on Sunday, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

11/26/2012

(CBS)

4 Dead, 5 Hurt After Head-on Collision Involving Minivan, Prius Near Placerville

A crash on Highway 50 near Placerville has killed four people and injured five others.

11/25/2012

Image of meteor falling over the Sierra. (Lisa Warren)

Pieces Of Flaming Meteor Found In Sierra Foothills

Experts say the flaming meteor, dating to the early formation of the solar system 4 to 5 billion years ago, was probably about the size of a minivan when it entered the Earth’s atmosphere with a loud boom early Sunday.

04/25/2012

Petty Officer 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta of Placerville kissed her parner Petty Officer 3rd Class Citlalic Snell of Los Angeles after descending from the U.S.S. Oak Hill in Virginia Beach, Va. on December 21, 2011. (CBS)

NorCal Woman Shares 1st Kiss With Partner At Navy Ship’s Return

A Navy tradition caught up with the repeal of the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule on Wednesday when two women sailors became the first to share the coveted “first kiss” on the pier after one of them returned from 80 days at sea.

12/21/2011

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