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El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office crime log: Jan. 6-18

The following was taken from El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office logs:. 4:43 p.m. Battery was reported on Los Santos Drive in Cameron Park. 5 p.m. Deputies cited a suspect who reportedly vandalized property on Delos Lane in Placerville. 9:22 p.m. Battery was reported at a store on Town Center...

Racist flyers found in Folsom neighborhood

(KTXL) — The Folsom Police Department are conducting a hate crime investigation after flyers with racist messages were found in a neighborhood on Friday morning, according to police. A resident contacted police that he found one of the flyers on his driveway and when officers arrived on scene several more flyers were found on sidewalks […]

Flood waters damage El Dorado County roadway

(KTXL) — A failed drainage culvert has forced the closure of El Dorado County Road starting on Jan. 30, according to the El Dorado County Department of Transportation. Newtown Road in Placerville will be closed between Big Barn Road and Mining Brook Road until 7 p.m. on Feb. 2 as road repairs are underway. The […]
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In The Know: Jan. 27

Congratulations to Omar Godinez Quinones of El Dorado Hills, a 2024 computer science major who made the fall 2022 Monmouth College Dean’s List. Sierra Community Access Television will televise on Comcast Channel 2 two in-depth videos featuring Sheriff John D’Agostini’s final days as the leader of law enforcement in El Dorado County. Tune in at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, and Saturday, Jan. 28, to see a fascinating interview as Sheriff D’Agostini shares his history, perspectives and wisdom. At 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, sit back to view the heartfelt tribute bestowed on him from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, incoming Sheriff Jeff Leikauf, former Supervisor Brian Veerkamp and Congressman Tom McClintock. Both videos may also be viewed in tandem at 10:30 p.m. each evening.

Man Arrested With Numerous Stolen Bank Cards

Martell, CA — In Amador County, a man was arrested after running from law enforcement and being caught with numerous stolen bank cards. Sheriff’s deputies approached 27-year-old Darian Keeling of Sutter Creek sitting on a park bench at around 10:30pm near the Lowes in Martell. He initially told the deputy he was someone else, and admitted the bank cards in his possession were stolen. As Keeling was being detained, he ran away on foot through the parking lot. After a brief chase, he was caught, and arrested. Keeling was later booked into Amador County Jail. An investigation into the stolen cards is ongoing.
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Wander through Wonderland

Welcome to Wonderland where everything is curiouser and curiouser! Follow Alice down the rabbit hole in this exciting adventure full of strange and fantastic characters. As Alice makes her way through the Tulgey Wood, she quickly meets characters such as the White Rabbit and Queen of Hearts. So don’t be late! Come join Alice and her friends for a fun-filled journey through Wonderland.

Auburn Planning Commission denies permits for church, short-term rental

Citing lack of appropriate placement for the neighborhoods, two projects were rejected by members of the Auburn Planning Commission this week. The first project was a request for a use permit for a church to operate at 900 High Street, the old Bank of America building, in Downtown Auburn. Community...

Marshall Medical expanding in EDH

Marshall Medical Center has announced it is in contract to purchase one of the buildings formerly owned by Blue Shield in El Dorado Hills’ Town Center West. Marshall expects to close escrow on 4201 Town Center Blvd., a 50,000-square-foot structure, late this summer. At close, Marshall will start tenant improvements to transform the current office building into a clinic, with plans to move its existing El Dorado Hills medical clinic in the summer of 2024.

Glotzbach sentenced to 360 days in custody, two years of formal probation

Former Roseville wastewater official Kenneth Glotzbach was sentenced to 360 days in custody and two years of formal probation Wednesday for using public funds to pay for a woman’s law tuition and transportation expenses. Glotzbach’s formal probation will include submitting to search and seizure of all technology. Glotzbach,...

Man facing murder charges in fentanyl death involving counterfeit pill

A man who El Dorado County sheriff’s narcotics detectives suspect distributed fentanyl that killed a 20-year-old Shingle Springs woman was sitting behind bars Monday night. Kamaal Babatunde Agboola Yusuf, 22, was taken into custody by county law enforcement at his parent’s home in Elk Grove’s Lakeside community.
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Yusuf pleads not guilty

The man El Dorado County sheriff’s narcotics detectives suspect dealt a fatal dose of fentanyl pleaded not guilty Wednesday in El Dorado County Superior Court. Kamaal Yusuf faces a second-degree murder charge in the 2022 death of a Shingle Springs woman. The 22-year-old was taken into custody by law...

Unique Wreaths Across America exhibit rolls into Folsom Feb. 9

As part of its national tour, the Wreaths Across America (WAA) Mobile Education Exhibit (MEE), a large 18-wheel mobile museum, will set up in the Palladio Shopping Center on E. Bidwell St. in Folsom. The mobile museum will be set up in the parking lot next to Nordstrom Rack on Thursday, February 9, from 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
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Images of Hope becomes keeper of Banners on Parade

A recent transition will take Banners on Parade, an art installation in downtown Placerville, into the future and enhance this great community art project for years to come! 2023 begins a new chapter of this wonderful community art project. Images of Hope El Dorado, which has been a major sponsor of Placerville Art on Parade since 2017, has taken over the nonprofit mantle from Placerville Art on Parade and will have Banners on Parade as one of its main events every year.