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Grants Announced for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Education

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 24, 2018 / comments

[Marcella Fox, Marshall Foundation]

We are pleased to offer the 2018 Community Health Grant Request for Proposal Opportunity!

AREA OF FOCUS -- Mental Health and Substance Abuse Education

A total of $20,000 is available in this round of funding, and applications will be accepted only in the area of focus. We are eager to receive your proposal to help us provide funds for programs that will improve the health of our community. 

Opinion - Congressman McClintock and Veterans

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 24, 2018 / comments

[Terry Gherardi]

Dear Editor,

I would like to thank John Poimoroo, Capt. USN, Ret, for his service and second for his recent letter spelling out the real truth about what Congressman McClintock has done for our Veterans. I have seen this first hand with a couple of myVeteran friends.  Not only did the Congressman respond immediately to their requests & needs, but I also see this same response to his constituents, continually, by both the Congressman and his staff.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 9-23-18

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 24, 2018 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of September 23, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount

NICHOLAS    MARTIN    ACOSTA    M
LT    20180923    RELEASED    26    E
23152(A)    M    DUI ALCOHOL    $5,000.00

Georgetown SOJ Town Hall – All Invited

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2018 / comments

[Terry Gherardi]

The El Dorado County State of Jefferson (SOJ) Committee, invites all Divide residents to attend a Town Hall, on Wednesday, October 3, at the Georgetown Community Hall, located on Lower Main Street. The SOJ Town Hall, will be take place between 6 and 8 pm. Moderating the meeting will be Jack Parsons, of Rescue.

Male Sexual Abuse - Closeted No More

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 23, 2018 / comments

There is much to be done before the issue of sexual violence against men and boys can be properly acknowledged and discussed, free of denial or shame.

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[by Paul Bott]

I did not report it either. Who was going to believe me? How was I going to expose the shame that I felt? 

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