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.

Mike Rowe Finally Weighs In On Trump’s Victory - Gets UnFriended!

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 12, 2016 / comments

"For what it’s worth, Carol, I don’t think Donald Trump won by tapping into America’s “racist underbelly,” and I don’t think Hillary lost because she’s a woman. I think a majority of people who voted in this election did so in spite of their many misgivings about the character of both candidates...

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-11-10

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 10, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Nov 10, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: VEHICLE THEFT...  |  CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE+, bail $135,000...  |  THRTN CRIME:INT:TERR...  |  VICTIM REPORTED HIS GIRLFRIEND FORGED HIS SIGNATURE ON THREE CHECKS...  |  CHRISTMAS VLY, A MALE ADULT BRANDISHED A HATCHET IN AN AGGRESSIVE AND THREATENING MANNER...

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