Pet Costume Popularity Increases

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 09, 2018 / comments

[Pet Age Staff]
Once again, Americans are looking forward to splurging on their favorite candy, costumes and decorations during the Halloween season. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, total spending for Halloween is expected to reach $9 billion, the second highest in the survey’s 14-year history. The figure is relatively the same as last year’s previous record of $9.1 billion.

Charter City Law protects locals when Sanctuary State laws conflicts

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 09, 2018 / comments

[David Gorn, PUBLICCEO]
An Orange County Superior Court judge has ruled that California’s “sanctuary state law” conflicts with Huntington Beach’s rights as a charter city, throwing some protections for undocumented immigrants into question in 120 cities throughout the state.

Innovative Mass Timber Could Help Cut California Wildfires, Advance Forest Resiliency and Economic Prosperity

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 09, 2018 / comments

[Deborah Kollars, PUBLICCEO]

California’s forests, which represent some of the state’s most beautiful and valuable landscapes, are in a state of crisis due to overgrown conditions and escalating wildfires.

El Dorado Transit to Offer Free Apple Farms Shuttle

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 09, 2018 / comments

[Breana Berry, Office Assistant II, El Dorado Transit]
El Dorado Transit will operate the free Apple Farms Shuttle every Saturday and Sunday in October. Shuttle buses will operate from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Free parking for shuttle users has been made available by SMUD at the Sierra Pacific Industries parking lot, located at 2796 Larsen Drive in Camino. El Dorado Transit will have four buses driving the 10.8 mile loop, leaving in 15 to 20 minute increments. The first Apple Farms Shuttle will depart at 9:00am and the last will depart at 4:00pm.

The Center Hosts Open House for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 09, 2018 / comments

[Julie Sena, Community Affairs Administrator, The Center for Violence-Free Relationships]
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month across the nation. The Center for Violence-Free Relationships, a nonprofit that serves victims of domestic violence in El Dorado County, invites the public to attend an open house to learn about domestic violence and how The Center helps victims in our community.