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Economic Impact of El Dorado County Fair

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments

[Jody Gray, El Dorado County Fair CEO]

Placerville, CA - Fair season in El Dorado County provides more than candy apples, musical acts and livestock competitions; it also helps fuel the economies of local communities.

Most people know that fairs entertain and educate; they also have immense economic, educational, social and cultural impacts. In addition, fairs have economic impacts from spending by attendees and businesses, to nonprofit fundraising, to job creation and tax revenues.

Wendy Thomas reports on Placerville City Council meeting

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments

[Wendy Thomas]

Greetings Placerville. Hope you are enjoying the calm before the storm. Here is this week's CITY COUNCIL UPDATE:

Dave Pratt reports on Sup Frentzen's Town Hall Meeting about Road Conditions

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments

[Dave Pratt]
Roads meeting at Mountain Creek Middle School. Estimated attendance was 100 people. Highlights:

1) Both Bucks Bar Road and Mt Aukum Road issues are related to failing culverts. DOT is going in front of the BOS on March 7th with the respective plans and a compressed bid window to complete the projects. The tentative plan is to start work on Mt Aukum road in early April with a target completion date of May 1. Once that is complete, the replacement of the Buck's Bar culvert will occur in May and will probably close the road for about a week.

Old Hangtown Wall Art at Walmart - Gold Hill Circa 1860

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments


Placerville, California - View of Gold Hill Mining Town (24x36 Giclee Gallery Print, Wall Decor Travel Poster)

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2-18-17

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 20, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of February 18, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

JN1700788    NEIL    THOMAS    AINSWORTH    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170218    INCUSTODY    46    PPD
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
594(A)    M    VANDALISM    $15,000.00