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Opinion - NFL Protests? OK, but not during the National Anthem

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 25, 2017 / comments

[Mary Cary Leitherer]

I come from a very long line of veterans going back to the Civil War. My Dad and a father-in-law fought in WWI. My Dad was in a trench in Flanders field. All 3 husbands are veterans, two in WWII, where one was a POW, and now my current husband a Marine in Korea. My sons were in Vietnam, and grandsons in both Army and Navy. One still serving. So, while I copied the below from a friend I can only support every word of it.

Because so many in my family have sacrificed, this hits a nerve with me. It is your right to protest, just find another way.

Commentary - "Honor your Father and your Mother" only if they Deserve It?

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 24, 2017 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

Exodus 20:12: “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you.

This Commandment is not teaching us how to have great families. It is teaching us how to be a great family member. This Commandment is placed even before marital faithfulness because what child can respect his spouse if he never learned how respect is supposed to work within a home?

CA Attorney General Candidate Judge Steven Bailey Interview, Part ll

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2017 / comments

[Katy Grimes, Flash Report]

OLD WEST LEGENDS - Pony Bob Haslam & the Longest Ride

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2017 / comments

Robert "Pony Bob" Haslam (1840-1912) - When Pony Bob Haslam was buried in Chicago, 52 years had passed since the Pony Express first ran. He was 1,700 miles away from his old home station. For the last six years of his life he had toiled as a clerk at the Congress Hotel.

Detailed Weather Forecast for Motherlode Area

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2017 / comments


Today - Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs 61 to 73. Prevailing northeast winds up to 10 mph shifting to the west in the afternoon.

Tonight - Partly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows 44 to 52. Prevailing northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the northeast after midnight.