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Silicon Valley Writes a Protest Letter Against Trump

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 15, 2016 / comments

By MIKE ISAAC -- July 14,2016: Silicon Valley techies have made little secret of their dislike for Donald J. Trump. On Thursday, they took their antipathy to the next level.


by Placerville Newswire / Jul 15, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on July 14, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS W/ PRIOR WITHIN 10 YRS, bail $10,000...|  VEHICLE THEFT...|  PRVENT/DISUADE VIC/WITNES, BAIL $50,000...|  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE W/PR, bail $50,000...|  BRING ALC/DRUGS IN PRISON, bail $100,000...|  BURGLARY \ BUSINESS DR, DIAMOND SPRINGS...|  BURGLARY \ COMMERCE WY, DIAMOND SPRINGS...|  DEATH INVESTIGATION \ SOUTH LAKE TAHO, AGE =42...|   ROBBERY \ PARK DR, EL DORADO HILLS, VICTIM AGE =20...

Ponderosa FFA students excel at the fair and honor a beloved classmate

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 14, 2016 / comments

Ponderosa High School FFA had approximately 70 students showing animals at this year’s county fair, many showing more than one species. Some highlights of the students’ successes include Suprem Champion Market goat, Supreme and Reserve Supreme Market Turkeys, and Champion Owner Bred Market Hog (which means that the student had her own breeding project that produced her market animal which was our FFA champion and best owner bred pig in the whole show).

Teen Court in Placerville Invites New Participants

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 14, 2016 / comments

El Dorado County students in grades 8 to 12 are invited to take an active role in the juvenile justice system through the Teen Court program.  New Teen Court participant training will be conducted on August 17, 2016, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in El Dorado County Superior Court, located at 495 Main Street in Placerville. After completing this training, teens will serve as court personnel for real cases in which a minor has committed an offense, admitted to that offense and chosen to be judged by his/her peers. 

New Morning Announces $350,000 Grant

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 14, 2016 / comments

New Morning Youth & Family Services is excited to announce that our agency was one of 18 agencies to receive funding from the UNSERVED/UNDERSERVED VICTIM ADVOCACY AND OUTREACH PROGRAM. New Morning will receive $350,000 over two years.
This Program will focus on service delivery to victims of crime within unserved/underserved and socially isolated populations. In addition, it is designed to fund the awareness and to improve knowledge about accessing local services available to crime victims.