Wakamatsu Farm Kite Festival & 148th Anniversary Observance

by Placerville Newswire / May 27, 2017 / comments

Kites – Food – Drink – Raffle – Fun

This celebration honors the 148th anniversary of the first Japanese colony in the United States who arrived at Gold Hill on June 8, 1869.  American River Conservancy (ARC) recognizes these early pioneers during its regular Wakamatsu Open Farm Day on Saturday, June 3.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-26-17

by Placerville Newswire / May 27, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

The following people are on the arrest log of May 26, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

ALLISON, GREGORY JOHN
Age: 65, Sex: M
Booking Number: JN1702599
Facility: PV, Agency: EDSO
Status: RELEASED
Charge 1: MISDEMEANOR 23152(B) DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT Bail: $10,000.00

Divide Water Agency Pres has Roadmap to Fix GDPUD

by Placerville Newswire / May 26, 2017 / comments

[Lon Uso]

Dear neighbors, let me start by saying that I am writing this as an individual and not as the president of the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District Board of Directors.

Looking for one-of-a-kind adventure this weekend?

by Placerville Newswire / May 26, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Railroad Schedule

 

SUNDAYS - WEATHER PERMITTING

First ride boards by 11:00AM 

Last ride boards no later than 2:30PM

 

Call (530) 409-8473 for departure times

 

First & Third Sundays - El Dorado Station

4560 Oriental Street, El Dorado, CA

 

Second & Fourth Sundays - Shingle Springs Depot

Tree Death to Impact Sly Park Operations this Summer

by Placerville Newswire / May 26, 2017 / comments

[Greg Hawkins, EID]

Dear Patrons and Guests of Sly Park Recreation Area,

As a result of California’s historic multi-year drought, EID has been managing an unprecedented tree die off due to bark beetle infestation.

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