What Trump's Cabinet picks reveal

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 09, 2016 / comments

“The guy knows how to make money, folks,”...

BY JONATHAN SWAN AND ALLIE BICE: As Donald Trump fills out his Cabinet, a few things are becoming clear: He loves generals, he prizes loyalty, and he especially values the loyalty of those who funded his presidential campaign. 

Trump has so far chosen four major donors or fundraisers to join his Cabinet. With just over half of the jobs filled, he already has more high-end campaign donors in his Cabinet than either President Obama or President George W. Bush did when taking office. 

Daily Local News Round-up 12-8-16

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 08, 2016 / comments

Food bank fills holiday tables with its annual Holiday Outreach
Every Christmas season in El Dorado County something special happens: Individuals, families, church groups, service clubs, local businesses, Scouts and many more come together to ease the burden on neighbors who struggle to make ends meet by providing all the fixings for a good Christmas dinner...
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El Dorado County Announces the Start of Tree Mortality Operations in Grizzly Flats and Camino

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 08, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA – El Dorado County announces the start of tree mortality operations in Grizzly Flats and Camino. Within the next month, County staff will be contacting landowners who have dead or dying trees that threaten County roads. County staff will be asking property owners to sign right-of-entry documents, which are mandated by the State of California funding for the tree mortality crisis, so forest/timber professionals can mark and eventually remove dead and dying trees. 

Loretta Reddog and her dog Gurdee Bean Protest in Bitter Cold

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 08, 2016 / comments

Loretta Reddog, of Placerville, Calif., shovels a walkway to her tent while followed by her dog Gurdee Bean at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball.

CANNON BALL (AP) — So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands.

Food bank fills holiday tables with its annual Holiday Outreach

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 08, 2016 / comments

Every Christmas season in El Dorado County something special happens: Individuals, families, church groups, service clubs, local businesses, Scouts and many more come together to ease the burden on neighbors who struggle to make ends meet by providing all the fixings for a good Christmas dinner to 1,000 local, at-risk families.

The Food Bank of El Dorado County host its annual Holiday Outreach Dec. 16 & 17 at the food bank’s new distribution warehouse in Cameron Park.

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