Put on Your Best Boots and Bling to Support Rescue Horses

by Placerville Newswire / May 01, 2019 / comments


All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc. (AAE) is holding its sixth annual Boots and Bling fundraising event on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 3:00 pm. The public is invited to participate in event festivities, which include BBQ dinner catered by Blackjack Grill, live and silent auctions, DJ entertainment, and dancing. This year's Boots and Bling event celebrates AAE’s 10th anniversary of horse rescue, while raising funds to support AAE's horses and equine-based programs.


by Placerville Newswire / Apr 30, 2019 / comments

[JUNKO YOSHIDA, Rafu Staff Writer]

This is the final installment in an extended series about the Wakamatsu Colony, established 150 years ago in California’s El Dorado County.
Previous parts of this story appeared in the Jan. 19, Feb. 2 and Feb. 27 issues of The Rafu Shimpo’s English section. In Japanese, the full story ran in our Jan. 1 edition.

Kuni Takes a Local as His Wife

Following the collapse of the Wakamatsu Colony, a settler by the name of Kuninosuke Masumizu (1849-1915) opted to remain in the town of Coloma.

El Dorado County Board of Supervisors 2019 Map Contest

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 30, 2019 / comments

[Carla Hass]

Big crowd attending today’s meeting as the Supervisors prepare to award ribbons to this year’s K-12 map contest.


El Dorado County Board of Supervisors—2019 Map Contest from Carla Hass on Vimeo.


Students Bring the Written Word to Life in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 30, 2019 / comments

(Dina Gentry. Photo: Sierra Grant, 8th-grade Miller’s Hill (Latrobe School District) student presents an original piece to a room full of students, families and volunteers)

Annual Union Mine Football Crab Feed – A ‘Cracking’ Success

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 30, 2019 / comments

[Serena Fuson]

It was a great night at the 3rd Annual Union Mine Football Crab Feed! The Crab Feed offered a wonderful evening of crab, music, raffle, auctions and fun. The El Dorado Union High School District, the UMHS Boosters and the UMHS Football Program wish to thank the community and all those who attended, sponsored, and/or volunteered at the event for their support in making this night run smoothly. All proceeds benefit the Union Mine Football Program – The 2018 SVC League Champions, Coached by Chic Bist!