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Placerville School District takes a Holistic approach to Campus Safety

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 21, 2017 / comments


Two schools take a holistic approach to campus safety with a uniquely integrated communications solutions from Avaya and Valcom.

Sheriff Offers a Hand Up with HOT Unit

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2017 / comments

[Sergeant Anthony Prencipe, El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) will be assisting a member of our community this morning by moving him into a home. 

Keith is a Navy Veteran who was seen by one of our Patrol Sergeants picking up trash in the Safeway parking lot of Cameron Park.  When contacted, he told the Sergeant that he was cleaning up trash “because it was the right thing to do”.  

4 Ways to Keep Pets Safe This Thanksgiving

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2017 / comments


Thanksgiving is a time when many families and friends gather to share food and spend time together, but the holiday can present some hazards for pets if their owners don’t take simple precautions.

Pet Sitters International (PSI), the world’s leading educational organization for professional pet sitters, advises pet owners to keep in mind their four-legged family members when planning Thanksgiving activities this year.

Jail Inmate Receives Diploma with EDCOE Charter Adult Education Program

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2017 / comments

[Dina Gentry, EDCOE Communications Director. Img: Left to right: David Publicover, Officer Fransen, Raymond Martin, Caroline Earl, and Gary Sutherland celebrate Martin earning his high school diploma.]

The History and Analysis of Proposition 90 in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 20, 2017 / comments

[Stephen J. Ferry]

Late in 2008 while working on the General Plan we were meeting in a local Civil Engineer’s office and it was there that I met a local land use attorney.  I asked him if he knew about Prop 90 and he said no, so I explained it to him and he said, “that will never happen in El Dorado County.”  Following that, in early 2009 our new Supervisor John Knight attended a meeting and I took him aside and asked if he knew about Prop 90.  Again, he did not know either so I explained it to him and he took interest and wanted to help.