Mt Democrat has New Editor, but She is Not New to Local News

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 05, 2017 / comments

[PRpond. Penne Usher Img & fav quote via Facebook]

After some time at the Georgetown Gazette, Penne Usher is now the editor of the Mountain Democrat, as well as the Georgetown Gazette.  Penne’s first Opinion piece as the new editor said, "I am pleased to join the Mountain Democrat team as the new editor.'

Penne Usher is the 33rd editor of the Democrat since it began production in 1851.  That is a new Editor every 5 years.  On Jun 17, 2015, NOEL STACK was named the new editor of the Mountain Democrat.  

Former El Dorado County Fire District Employee Facing Assault Charge in Sonoma County

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 05, 2017 / comments



by Placerville Newswire / Mar 05, 2017 / comments

Salary  $125,257.60 - $152,256.00 Annually  

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 3-4-17

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 05, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of March 4, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Supporters Show Up at McClintock Town Hall Meeting to Support Trump Agenda

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 04, 2017 / comments

Republican Rep. Tom McClintock hosted a Town Hall Meeting at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills that was expected to draw many anti-Trump protesters.  Although McClintock has not been specifically targeted, Democratic activist are organized nationwide to protest every Republican Town Hall meeting.  Last month's McClintock Town Hall meeting in Roseville had so many unruly protesters that the County Sheriff asked to escort McClintock out of the riotous situation.