Proud Boys toy drop-off riles community

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 11, 2020 / comments

[Thomas Frey, Mountain Democrat]

Hangtown Proud Boys members say they aren’t racist ... said Patrick, president of the Hangtown Proud Boys ...

“Placerville’s reputation is teetering,” he said ... “It’s not safe..” ...

City Council members condemned the Proud Boys’ attendance at the event ... “People want to spread hate, that’s not (Placerville),” said Mayor Michael Saragosa...

Placerville resident and one-time City Council candidate Mandi Rodriguez shot the video of the Hangtown Proud Boys at ...

AG Spanos sells new Natomas apartments for $92 million

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 10, 2020 / comments

[Ben van der Meer  – Staff Writer, Sacramento Business Journal - Dec 10, 2020, 1:43pm PST]

For the third time in as many years, Oakmont Properties has acquired an apartment property from AG Spanos Cos.

Oakmont paid $92.3 million ... per-unit price is about $315,000 for a 293-unit project.

... third transaction in as many years ... 

AG Spanos continues to have active projects locally, with a 214-unit project in El Dorado Hills planned for completion in mid-2021...

El Dorado County Responds To State’s Stay At Home Order

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 09, 2020 / comments

(PLACERVILLE, CA Carla B. Hass Director of El Dorado County Communications)

“While it happened sooner than anticipated, the Greater Sacramento Region, of which El Dorado County is apart, dipped below the 15 percent of available staffed ICU beds which triggered the new Stay At Home Order and will become effective at 11:59 pm Thursday for a minimum of three weeks.

2020 Cameron Park Santa Parade is still happening

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 02, 2020 / comments

<Janny Kenyon>

We have made a few modifications to keep everyone safe and healthy this holiday season. The parade has been consolidated into two nights and rather than having Santa Stops, we will be extending the routes to cover more streets. We are looking forward to seeing your families and spreading a little holiday cheer during these difficult times. This is one of our favorite holiday traditions that we look forward to every year... thank you for participating with us! 

You can view the routes here:

Ten Current Hospitalizations of local residents for COVID

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 23, 2020 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]