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Rare Gold Priest Mine Tour Opportunity Sunday, May 29

by Placerville Newswire / May 16, 2016 / comments

Take a Walk into History - Tour Our Seldom Seen Priest Mine, Special tours offered Memorial Day Weekend

The rare opportunity to take a walk into Gold Rush history is available on Sunday, May 29 of Memorial Day weekend when we open up the seldom seen Priest Mine for public tours.   


by Placerville Newswire / May 16, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on May 15, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: FAIL REG:ARSON OFFENDER...|  DUI ALCOHOL:CAUSE BOD INJ, bail=$50,000...|  DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS BAC .20%, bail=$15,000...|  DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS, bail=$10,000...|  INFLICT CRPL INJ SP/COHAB+, bail=$115,000...|  TWIN BRIDGES, MULTIPLE VEHICLES WERE VANDALIZED AT A LOCAL HIKING TRAIL...|  TARASOFF WARNING [The legal duty of a psychiatrist or psychotherapist to warn an identifiable victim of a patient's serious threat of harm has been well recognized in U.S.

Time for Wendy Thomas' Placerville City Council Update

by Placerville Newswire / May 16, 2016 / comments

Time for Wendy Thomas' Council update and the most exciting progress can be seen on Main Street! Can you believe these "before and after" photos on Center Street? Main St. should be done in the next few if we can only keep going on the rest of town!

Here are the main highlights from our Council meeting:

1) EDC FIRE DISTRICT: Heard a fabulous update by Fire Chief Hardy, Captain Dutch and Board Chair Thomas on the level of service Placerville receives. Here's some interesting facts:

“The Shark” Sean Becker strikes in last lap thriller at Placerville Speedway

by Placerville Newswire / May 15, 2016 / comments

Written by Brad Kennedy *

Placerville, CA...(May 14) A packed house was treated to an impressive driving display to conclude the sixth scheduled event of the Red Hawk Casino Championship point season.

El Dorado Hills couple build their own Fantasy Treehouse for grown-up daydreams

by Placerville Newswire / May 15, 2016 / comments

As with almost all their home projects, Shelly and Steve Lange did the work on their treehouse themselves. 

Homeowners Shelly and Steve Lange decided to create a grown-up treehouse for entertaining in their El Dorado Hills garden. A retaining wall of windows is an interesting garden feature at Shelly and Steve Lange's El Dorado Hills garden that is built on a steep terraced hillside with big oak trees, Thursday, May 5, 2016.