Alert CHP officer observed the Stolen Vehicle on Cold Springs Road

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 12, 2016 / comments

On Tuesday afternoon, Placerville CHP was advised of the location of a stolen vehicle.

A CHP Investigator and officers began responding to the location when they observed the stolen vehicle pass them on Cold Springs Road. 

The CHP units made a felony enforcement stop on the stolen vehicle. The suspect was safely taken into custody and booked into the El Dorado County Jail on multiple charges.


Republican Woman goes Viral with her tweets Calling Out Sexism in the GOP

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 12, 2016 / comments

Posted by Orli Matlow -- Marybeth Glenn, a political writer and conservative who lives in northern Wisconsin, went viral Monday night with her powerful tweets slamming her party's leadership. 

In 17 tweets, Glenn shows how a once-loyal defender of the party is devastated by the acceptance of Donald Trump, whom she calls a "sexual predator."

Glenn starts off proving her Republican bonafides:


Marybeth @MBGlenn

Free Family Caregivers Intensive Self-Care Course made possible by Friends of Seniors

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 11, 2016 / comments

By Marcella Fox -- Marshall Medical Center is offering all family caregivers in our community an empowering six-month course, Compassionate Self Care, October 27 - April 13, twice per month on Thursday mornings in Cameron Park from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Inaugural Nor-Cal Posse Shootout this Friday and Saturday at Placerville Speedway

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 11, 2016 / comments

Placerville, CA (October 11)...The 2016 Placerville Speedway racing season concludes this Friday and Saturday night with the much anticipated Inaugural "Nor-Cal Posse Shootout" Presented by Autism Awareness for Winged 360 Sprint Cars. Track promoters Scott Russell and Kami Arnold have pulled out all the stops for the crown jewel event of their first season promoting the 1/4 mile clay oval at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.

Naming of Facilities at Ponderosa High School Underway

by Placerville Newswire / Oct 11, 2016 / comments

The Board of Trustees for El Dorado Union High School District received two suggestions for naming facilities at Ponderosa High School. The Board created an Ad Hoc Committee to review the suggestions and to come back with a recommendation.

Board policy states: “The Governing Board will not consider names which are associated with or represent values contrary to the district’s philosophy and goals.” The naming process may include recognition of the following: