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Commentary: Can't Vote for Clinton or Trump

by Placerville Newswire / May 11, 2016 / comments

Dear friends:

I have taken a stance, which I know is unpopular with some of you, and which I feel I owe it to you to fully explain.

Throughout history, charismatic figures have appeared at critical moments in time. Some of these figures have advanced their nations. Some have set them back. Only with the benefit of hindsight is mankind able to make the final judgment.

I have long been a fan of the saying - History doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme. In other words, history leaves clues; lessons that we can all benefit from.

El Dorado Sheriff Gets his Man, and Another, and Another, and Another...

by Placerville Newswire / May 10, 2016 / comments

[by Cris Alarcon] For over 150 years El Dorado County with Old Hangtown at its center was known for swift justice.  Not just swift justice, but Community justice.

Free Astronomy Day – Saturday, May 14

by Placerville Newswire / May 09, 2016 / comments

[by Dina Gentry] Members of the community are invited to enjoy National Astronomy Day free-of-charge between 6:30 and 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, at the Community Observatory in Placerville. Attendees will see the moon and Jupiter through various telescopes, view galaxies with an infinity camera, and participate in constellation tours. 

Families and children may also enjoy face painting and a photo booth. More than 1,000 community members attended Astronomy Day last fall – don’t miss out on this one! 

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-05-08

by Placerville Newswire / May 09, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on May 8, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: BURGLARY, VEHICLE THEFT+, bail = $199,500...|  TRESPASS:OCC PROP W/O CON+, bail = $120,000+...|  DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS, POSS MARIJUANA +28.5 GRMS, bail =  $29,500...|  EL DORADO HILLS, MALE SUBJECT LIT A POLITICAL SIGN ON FIRE...|  @ 0536 in EL DORADO HILLS, HOSPITAL REPORTED A VICTIM WITH INJURIES WAS BEING TREATED FOR AN ASSAULT. AGE =49.  @ 0537 in RESCUE, HOSPITAL REPORTED A VICTIM WITH INJURIES WAS BEING TREATED FOR AN ASSAULT. AGE =33...|  STOLE A LARGE SCREEN TELEVISION...

Bernie Sanders to Hold Rally in Sacramento and Stockton as Voting Starts in California

by Placerville Newswire / May 09, 2016 / comments

In Sac on Monday at Cal Expo’s Bonney Field. In Stockton on Tuesday at Stockton’s Weber Point Event Center. 

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders will hold rallies in Sacramento on May 9 and Stockton on May 10. 

Bernie Sanders, the independent U.S. senator from Vermont, is a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.  

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will headline a rally at Sacramento’s Bonney Field late Monday afternoon, his campaign announced Saturday.

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