GDPUD Director Cynthia Garcia Resigns Today

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 09, 2021 / comments

[Cynthia Garcia]
Sometimes you must let go of a dream in order to do your duty.

It is with great regret that I must convey my resignation to the GDPUD Board of Directors effective upon the close of the February 9, 2021, board meeting.  

Good Eats - Where Can You Get Some These Days?

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 09, 2021 / comments

[Cris Alrcon]

Good eats are hard to find these days of COVID-19 but innovative restaurateurs have adapted to these hard business times by going Curbside and Take Out.

But with such hard economic times, advertising dollars are short so many restaurants have adapted and are participating in a FaceBook group of local eateries.  They tell about new hours, new menu items for Curbside & Pick-up and also for greatly expanded Take-Out menus.

There are about 5,000 members and the group is described as: 

Gentleman Gene Made His Final Lap on Feb 1 2021

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 09, 2021 / comments

[Mary Gillihan]

Willard Eugene Gillihan

Devoted family man and friend. Committed to the community. Heart of Gold. Kind Patriarch. Servant. Generous. Joyful. Mischievous. Fun-loving.

He was known as: Dad, Papa, Gilly, Gentleman Gene, Gene and is a legend in our eyes. He had a heart of a servant and he gave freely - help, time, support, and endless hugs and kisses. His light shone bright and warm long after parting. You could feel his joy for life! His jolly nature and "Muttley" laugh were contagious.

Opinion - PDA's "Awful Truth and it’s Documented"

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 08, 2021 / comments

[Tom Cumpston, former EID General Counsel and Board Member at Marshall Medical Center, 2-4-21]

Mayor Dennis Thomas and (City of Placerville) council members:

You have received a letter from the board of the Placerville Downtown Association, claiming that it still represents its members and that “misinformation” and “speculation” are harming the PDA. I’m a PDA member and I strongly disagree.

Here’s why:

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 2/7/2021

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 08, 2021 / comments

Arrests are made based upon probable cause