Highway 50 OPEN but Forecasted Heavy Rains Worrisome

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

Caltrans reported that Highway 50 had reopened from Pollock Pines to Strawberry at 10:30 pm. Tuesday after multiple mudslides had closed in both directions between Pollock Pines and Strawberry in El Dorado County for days.

"Highway 50 will remain 'closed indefinitely' as crews slog their way through clearing three major mudslides across a 12-mile stretch, as well as several smaller, active mudslides" according to Caltrans a few days ago.  

Opinion - Yale and Harvard Law Deans Pull No Punches in Op-Ed on Trump

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

[BY KAREN SLOAN. Martha Minow, left, and Robert Post, right. (Courtesy photos) Martha Minow, left, and Robert Post, right. (Courtesy photos)]

The deans of Yale Law School and Harvard Law School have joined the growing chorus of lawyers publicly condemning President Donald Trump’s attacks on the judiciary.

Opinion - Setting the Record Straight on Recent Presidential Protests

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

Today, thousands of people assembled in streets around the world to protest the presidency of Donald J. Trump for the fourth straight day in a row.

PLACERVILLE GOP WOMEN'S CLUB RE-LAUNCH PARTY! 

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

[El Dorado County Republican Party]

"After 3 years on hiatus and President Trump in office, it’s time to re-launch the club into the future!" says activist.

"Come mix, mingle, meet, greet, eat, drink & enjoy local Republican leaders as they talk about the future of the conservative movement locally!"

Special guest speaker include: District Attorney Vern Pierson, Auditor-Controller Joe Harn, Treasurer Tax-Collector Cheri Raffety, & Undersheriff Randy Peshon.

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Prepare for more Flooding as HEAVY RAIN forecast starting Tonight

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

Although this week's rain will not be as epic as the last couple of storms, the ground is already saturated and with this storm starting with heavy rain, more flooding can be expected.

Detailed Forecast - Placerville CA, Elev. 1401 ft

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 64. East wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.

Tonight

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