Plaerville and Camino Schools Closed

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 07, 2020 / comments

[Dina Gentry, EDCOE]

The following schools will be closed on Tuesday, September 8 due to the PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff Event:

Camino Unioon School District - "all schools closed"

Placerville Union School District - "all schools closed"

Please find the confirmed school closures HERE

Decisions regarding school closures are determined locally by school officials.


by Placerville Newswire / Sep 05, 2020 / comments

[U.S. Forest Service - Eldorado National Forest, CA]
FIRE DANGER: Sierra Pacific Industries California Forestlands

Closed to Public Access Due to Extreme Wildfire Danger 

Public Health Officer Urges Personal Responsibility During Labor Day Weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[El Dorado County’s Public Health Officer Dr. Nancy Williams]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – Before COVID-19, many of us would spend the Labor Day weekend getting together with friends and extended families to enjoy a little down time from work, as is the American tradition. This year, things have changed, but we can still enjoy our holiday weekend safely.

Heat Brings Hazardous Weather Conditions

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[NOAA, InEDC, Placerville CA]

Excessive Heat Warning in effect from September 5, 11:00 AM PDT until September 8, 06:00 PM PDT [details below local forecast]

Fire Weather Watch in effect from September 7, 10:00 PM PDT until September 9, 08:00 AM PDT [details below local forecast]

Local Weather Forcast at 900 ft [Diamond Springs]


Sunny. Highs 89 to 97. Light winds becoming west up to 10 mph in the afternoon.


El Dorado County 2020-21 Adopted Budget - Special Budget Hearing

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 04, 2020 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

(InEDC, PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County today announced the public release of the Fiscal Year 2020-21 Adopted budget which the Board of Supervisors will consider September 18, 2020. The $712 million overall budget is three percent less than last year’s Adopted Budget while maintaining services and programs, keeping salaries and benefits flat when compared to the Recommended Budget that was approved in June, and setting aside additional funds for contingencies, reserves, and unfunded liabilities.