Homebuyers In Northern California 'High Fire Zones' See Insurance Rates Go Through The RoofThe start of fire season should be a wakeup call for home buyers in this red hot real estate market. That’s because finding insurance for your dream house, if it’s next to wildland may give you sticker shock.
COVID-19 Cases Spike In South Lake Tahoe; County Leaders Prep For Emergency MeetingCoronavirus cases are spiking in South Lake Tahoe, presenting an alarming problem for El Dorado County officials.
California Adds Millions To Budget To Upgrade Wildfire Response Alongside COVID-19 EffortsWith the impending fire season approaching in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state nevertheless is preparing to spend millions more for wildfire preparation and suppression strategies, including establishment of a new wildfire safety division in the state Public Utilities Commission.
Body Believed To Be Of Missing NorCal Teenager Found In Fast-Flowing Sierra Nevada RiverThe body of a teenager from Northern California who went missing from a group or friends on a hike was found in a fast-moving river in El Dorado County, authorities said.
Genetic Genealogy Exonerates Man Convicted In 1985 El Dorado County MurderThe man originally convicted in a 35-year-old Northern California murder case will soon go free due to new DNA evidence.
Missing Man Found Drowned In Frozen Lake In El Dorado CountyAuthorities in Northern California say they have found the body of a man who has been missing since Thanksgiving, in a frozen lake.
2 Men In U.S. Illegally Accused In Slaying Of NorCal Deputy At Marijuana FarmAuthorities say two Mexican nationals charged in last month's slaying of a Northern California sheriff's deputy are in the country illegally.
El Dorado County Deputy Killed In Sierra Foothills While Investigating Marijuana TheftA Northern California sheriff's deputy was killed early Wednesday while responding to a call about a theft from a marijuana garden in the rural Sierra Nevada foothills, officials said.
Woman Accused Of Adopting, Torturing Children Appears In CourtAn El Dorado County woman has been accused of torturing her adoptive foster children for years.
NorCal Man Accused Of Impersonating ICE Agent To Handcuff, Rob Construction WorkersA Northern California man has been arrested for claiming he was an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and using the ruse to handcuff and rob contruction workers, authorities said.
Fremont Family Dies In El Corado County Accident On Highway 50Stormy weather appears to have contributed a deadly crash on Highway 50 in El Dorado County that killed a Fremont family including a one-year-old girl, according to CHP.
Hwy 50 Partially Reopens After Forward Progress Of Meyers Fire StoppedEvacuations orders were lifted and Highway 50 has been partially reopened in El Dorado County Thursday afternoon after forward progress of the Meyers Fire was halted, according to authorities.
Deputy Shoots into Car to Free Trapped Bear in South Lake TahoeDashcam video captured by El Dorado County sheriff's deputies shows an officer firing a round of non-lethal bean bags into a car's rear window to free a bear that had become trapped inside.
Benicia Teen Convicted In Horrific El Dorado County Triple SlayingThe Benicia teen accused of killing his father, his father’s fiancée and the couple’s 8-year-old son in 2015 has been convicted of murder.
Some Tahoe Residents Calling For Restriction On Vacation RentalsTahoe's attractions are more than enough to fill area hotels with the overflow feeding a vacation rental industry, but some locals are complaining those rentals are ruining neighborhoods.