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Couple with missing son now have lost home

Tragedy seems to have come in threes for Vern and Cyndi Matthews.

In June they learned that someone had ransacked their vacation home off of Spring Valley Road in Pollock Pines. They learned of the break-in from their son, Vernon “Cody” Matthews, who arrived a few days ahead of his parents.

Cody, an adventurous 24-year-old, had gone up early as he intended to live off the land for the summer.

According to Vern Matthews …

Girl Scouting thrives in El Dorado County

Girl power thrived in El Dorado County before the pioneers but Girl Scouts were added to the list of strong women who were making a difference in 1927. A troop of girls in Camino started by Vera Woolridge and Bertha Burrows became the first unofficial troop. A year later an official troop began in Placerville. […]

Crime Log: May 14-16

May 14 3:38 a.m. Domestic violence was reported on Arthur Court in Cameron Park. 9:30 a.m. An attempted burglary was reported on Palmer Drive in Cameron Park. 10:38 a.m. Suspect(s) entered a 41-year-old female victim’s residence on Bumper Road in El Dorado and removed her property without her permission. 12:00 p.m. Suspect(s) kicked a 58-year-old […]

Crime Log: June 2-4

June 2 7:21 a.m. Jared Chapman, 29, allegedly burglarized Walmart in Diamond Springs. 10:08 a.m.A male subject allegedly committed a theft at a business on Green Valley Road in Cameron Park. 11:25 a.m.Deputies contacted Joshua Bonderer, 37, on Main Street in Georgetown. He was allegedly determined to be under the influence of a controlled substance […]

Crime Log: April 16-18

April 16 2:30 a.m. A suspect was contacted and arrested on warrants at a closed business, after hours, on Ponderosa road in Rescue. Property of other people was allegedly found in the suspect’s possession and taken for investigation. 7:07 a.m. A 26-year-old male victim reported petty theft on Valley View Parkway in El Dorado Hills. […]

Authors to share their stories

What: Authors Day Who: Placerville Shakespeare Club Where: Shakespeare Clubhouse, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Sunday, April 27, noon Cost: $10 Information: Rose at 530-626-5103, Nora at 916-941-7156 or e-mail at [email protected]   Any one of the authors scheduled Sunday, April 27 to talk about their works would be enough to fascinate a crowd but […]

Crime Log: March 19-24

March 19 1:08 a.m. Dating cohabitants were in an argument on Twin Oaks Road in Cameron Park that allegedly turned physical when the suspect slapped and scratched the 21-year-old victim. Katherine Nansen, 21, was subsequently arrested 2:26 a.m. John Trudeau, 24, was arrested on Red Hawk Parkway in Shingle Springs for alleged trespassing. 2:38 a.m. […]

Crime Log: Feb. 13-18

Feb. 13 10:56 a.m. Deputies contacted an vehicle occupied by two male subjects on Pearl Place in Diamond Springs. One subject was known to 
have a felony warrant out for his arrest. Both male subjects were subsequently arrested for various alleged on-view violations. 12:37 p.m. A 32-year-old female victim reported a burglary on Lower Main […]

Crime Log: Feb. 4-9

Feb. 4 3:05 a.m. Deputies were dispatched to a verbal disturbance on Ridgeway Drive in Pollock Pines. Anthony White, 21, was arrested for allegedly being under the influence of a controlled substance. While being booked into jail it was discovered the subject had allegedly smuggled marijuana into the facility. 6:11 a.m. A group home supervisor […]

Crime Log: Oct. 5-8

Oct. 5 9:02 a.m.  Two subjects, a 21-year-old male and Kristen Head, 20, were arrested at the Motel 6 on Coach Lane in Cameron Park for alleged drug related charges. Head was booked into the county jail while the male suspect was cited. 12:00 p.m. A female allegedly stuck her husband, 36, with her hands […]

Crime Log: Aug. 22-26

Aug. 22  12:16 a.m. A 16-year-old juvenile male allegedly took his father’s motorcycle from Calaveras Drive in El Dorado Hills without permission. The 44-year-old father requested prosecution. 6:46 a.m. Unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle on La Crescenta Drive in Cameron Park and took two keys stored in the glove compartment. The suspect(s) left behind […]

Crime Log: June 12-16

June 12 3:44 a.m. Deputies received a report of a broken window on a motor home on Georges Lane in Diamond Springs.  The owner signed a citizen’s arrest form for vandalism. 8:05 a.m. A victim reported vandalism on Hacienda Road in Cameron Park by unknown suspect(s). 9:20 a.m. Unknown subject(s) sprayed graffiti on a box […]

Crime Log: April 30-May 1

April 30 12:14 a.m. Deputies responded to a robbery of a local business on Pony Express Trail in Cedar Grove. Upon further investigation it was determined an attempted burglary had occurred. A suspect, Raymond Martin, 19, was arrested and booked into the jail. 8:00 a.m. An 18-year-old male was accused of furnishing/selling LDS to a […]

Crime log: March 7-8

March 7 1:19 a.m. A traffic enforcement stop made by a patrol sergeant on Highway 49 south of Placerville allegedly resulted in weapons, burglary tools and narcotics paraphernalia being seized. Two male subjects, Joshua Cook, 35, and Travis Eriksen, 32, were arrested. 1:48 a.m. A boyfriend and girlfriend were allegedly engaged in a verbal argument […]

An adventurous life for couple celebrating 60th wedding anniversary

DIAMOND SPRINGS — From 1976 to 1986, the United States Navy used the motto “It’s Not Just A Job, It’s An Adventure.” Bill Howell was doing his job as an instructor at the United States Naval Training Center in San Diego in 1950 when he met Nancy Bertelsen, who was studying to become a communication technician […]

Crime log: Dec. 1-4

Dec. 1 1:30 p.m. A residence was vandalized on Sierra Springs Drive in Pollock Pines 8:36 p.m. A husband and wife were in a physical argument on Summerfield Way in El Dorado Hills. Deputies determined that the wife, Suzanna Walker, 44, was the dominant aggressor and arrested her for alleged battery on a spouse and […]

Crime Log June 29-July 2

June 29 1:37 a.m. Eugene Rodriguez, 23, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol on Suncast Lane in El Dorado Hills. 3:49 a.m. A subject was contacted in the backyard of an uninvolved party on Uplands Drive in El Dorado Hills. The subject, Justin Martelli, 18, was allegedly intoxicated, and subsequently arrested. […]

Crime Log June 14-18

June 14 8:20 a.m. A 48-year-old female victim reported a petty theft on Rolph Way in El Dorado Hills. 10:09 a.m. A boyfriend and girlfriend got into an argument on Main Street in Placerville. There was no physical violence. 10:10 a.m. 
A 50-year-old male victim reported a burglary by unknown suspect(s) on Arches Avenue in […]

Crime log — May 20-21

May 20 1:31 a.m. A male adult interrupted a vehicle burglary on Canberra Place in El Dorado Hills. The vehicle was parked in his driveway. The suspect fled the scene and was not located. Nothing was taken/missing from the vehicle. 2:28 p.m. A male suspect made criminal threats toward his girlfriend, 58, while handling firearm […]

As we were: Cougars keep running

25 Years ago Dec. 1, 1986 Cougar Girls 9th in NorCal cross country By DANNY FRANCISCO ROCKLIN — Want to hear some ancient news? The El Dorado cross country team competed in the Northern California finals once again. If you have resided in El Dorado County for any large amount of time and kept up on […]

Thank you, Sierra Ridge coaches

EDITOR: I am writing this letter to publicly thank the coaches of the Sierra Ridge Middle School sixth- and seventh-grade basketball team, coach Karen Bouey and assistant coach Ted Hargon. The county championship win was just a bonus! What I thank them for is for teaching the girls the true meaning of sportsmanship and teamwork. […]


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