February 8th Blood Drive in Memory of Deputy Brian Ishmael

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2020 / comments

[El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]

Blood Drive In Memory of Deputy Brian Ishmael 
Saturday, February 8 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
El Dorado County Sheriffs Office 200 Industrial Way, Placerville, CA 95567 

Appointments receive priority in line/Walk-ins Welcome 

To schedule an online appointment go to: and 

Soroptimist Delivered Human Trafficking Awareness Training to EDCO Transit

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2020 / comments

[Deb Rice, Soroptimist International of Placerville]

Soroptimist International of Placerville members Lynne, Deb & Kaye presented human trafficking awareness training to El Dorado Transit staff.  Attendees were attentive and focused on the presentation; all scored 100% on the "quiz".

Commission on Aging Seeking New Members

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 26, 2020 / comments

[Yasmin Hichborn]

(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Commission on Aging currently has three vacancies and is accepting applications from interested residents of the county. The Commission strives to attain a balanced geographic representation and applicants are being sought from all areas of the county, including South Lake Tahoe. Preference will be given to individuals aged 60 years and older.

El Dorado Hills Library is looking for artists to join their 3rd Annual Comic Con!

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 26, 2020 / comments

[Arts and Culture El Dorado]

Participating artists will be able to sell their work and are encouraged to donate a piece to the prize raffle. All mediums are welcome but work must be appropriate for all ages.

They are looking for artists who specialize in:

- Comic Books and Manga
- Fantasy and Science Fiction
- Pop Culture and Fan Art

Sunday, June 28th
1:00 - 4:00 pm
El Dorado Hills Library
7455 Silva Valley Parkway

David Ashby of New Morning Retires After 23 Years

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 25, 2020 / comments

[Laurie Heyman, New Morning Youth & Family Services]

The year was 1997.  Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars, Hong Kong gained its Independence, Bill Clinton was in the second year of his 2nd term in office, Dolly the sheep was cloned, and David Ashby was hired to be the 4th Executive Director at New Morning Youth & Family Services.