Mental Health - My Confession

by Placerville Newswire / May 11, 2018 / comments

[Cris Alarcon, with contributions]

I have been seeing a phycologist for the last year!  I have suffered from clinical depression since childhood, but I never asked for help, even after being hospitalized. I just "Manned up" and dealt with my problems myself, often with a bottle.  It was easier to deal with being an occasional drunk, than to admit there was something up in my head. Why? The Stigma…

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-10-18

by Placerville Newswire / May 11, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of May 10, 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

PV    20180510    RELEASED    33    E
243(E)(1)    M    BAT:SPOUSE/EX SP/DATE/ETC    $7,500.00

El Dorado County Sues Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors for Opioid Epidemic

by Placerville Newswire / May 10, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]

PLACERVILLE, CA – El Dorado County has filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors for creating the opioid epidemic in El Dorado County, joining a consortium of 30 California counties to do so. The County has retained the national law firm of Baron & Budd and a joint venture of law firms to represent its interests, seeking an abatement remedy in addition to legal damages for taxpayer money spent providing social resources in response to the crisis.

Tahoe conservationists challenge Martis Valley West court decision, seek adequate protections for Lake Tahoe

by Placerville Newswire / May 10, 2018 / comments

[Chris Carney]

The League to Save Lake Tahoe, Mountain Area Preservation and Sierra Watch are filing today a notice of appeal in California’s Third District Court of Appeals seeking adequate environmental protection for Lake Tahoe from the proposed Martis Valley West Project.

Venture Gained offers $40,000 startup package

by Placerville Newswire / May 10, 2018 / comments

[El Dorado Hills Chamber]

Turn your hobbies, side hustles, and dreams into a legimate business

The El Dorado Hills Chamber has partnered with Venture Gained to host a new program called SproutEDH. SproutEDH will host free quarterly events designed to give aspiring entrepreneurs tools to help kickstart their own business. The first event will be held at Aji Japanese Bistro in El Dorado Hills Town Center on Monday, May 21, 5:30pm-7:00pm. RSVP by calling the El Dorado Hills Chamber.