El Dorado County to Perform Bridge Construction on Silver Fork Road in Kyburz

by Placerville Newswire / May 24, 2018 / comments

[Carla Hass]  

(PLACERVILLE, CA) -- El Dorado County’s Department of Transportation will be performing a safety improvement project on Silver Fork Road south of U.S. Highway 50. The work is anticipated to begin on Monday, June 4, 2018 and continue through Friday, October 19, 2018. The construction work will require lane closures with signalized one-way reversing traffic control for which motorists should expect delays, as well as four separate, four-hour closure events.

EDUHSD Virtual Academy Student Accepted To Boston's Berklee College of Music

by Placerville Newswire / May 24, 2018 / comments

[Serena Fuson]  

Virtual Academy senior, Jesse Valdez-Personeni, Accepted to Boston’s prestigious BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC for the 2018-2019 school year.

2-day experiential workshop for Military Service Men and Women working with Rescued Horses

by Placerville Newswire / May 24, 2018 / comments

[The Medicine Horse Project]

"Awakening the Resilient Hero" is a 2-day experiential workshop in July for active duty men and woman, and veterans.  

"The Medicine Horse Project" is hosting the event and will be working with rescued horses and program guests.

Each day will focus on activities and interactions with horses in ground exercises.  There are no riding activities.

Awakening the Resilient Hero is free to approved participants.  Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Zach Schleien fights Mental Health Stigma with Fundraiser

by Placerville Newswire / May 24, 2018 / comments

[Zach Schleien]

My close family friend Louis recently passed away after a battle with schizophrenia. 

In his honor, I am raising $30,000 in 30 days on CaringCrowd sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. The money will go towards the National Alliance on Mental Illness (Nami El-Dorado) specifically to the Family-to-Family program. The program supports family members and friends of loved ones with mental illness. J&J will match up to $250 per any individual donation.

Opinion - Is the county Covering Up for Joe Harn?

by Placerville Newswire / May 24, 2018 / comments

[Kirk Callan Smith]

Here is what I’ve learned so far.

At a candidates’ forum in El Dorado Hills this past April, Dan Dellinger mentioned record requests he made related to those years of rumors of alleged harassment complaints made about Joe Harn and said the county blocked his request with the claim of attorney client privilege.