by Placerville Newswire / Jul 07, 2017 / comments

[Carla Hass]

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County Department of Transportation announced its schedule for a micro surfacing project that will take place beginning Tuesday, July 11, 2017. The project is expected to take 11-15 days, weather permitting.

Notices of the planned work have been posted on main streets leading into the affected subdivisions and public places throughout the area to alert residents of the road work. Roads will be closed between two-three hours while the micro-seal dries. Traffic control will be operating in the impacted areas.


by Placerville Newswire / Jul 07, 2017 / comments

[Senator Ted Gaines]

June 6th marked the 39-year anniversary of Proposition 13, which California voters overwhelmingly passed to reduce property tax rates on homes, businesses and farms and cap the rate of future increases.

Placerville Trail Gets Facelift for Fire Season

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 07, 2017 / comments

[Cmdr. Kim Nida, Placerville Police Department]

If you are a frequent user of the trail running through Placerville, you may notice some changes recently. The City of Placerville in conjunction with the Police Department and the Community Services Department have been working with Cal Trans to increase public safety on the trail. Several areas along the trail have been overgrown with brush, which increases the fire danger as we enter into fire season. In addition, illegal camping and other illegal activity has caused increased concern amongst the City and trail users.

Todd White Declares Candidacy for Recorder-Clerk

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 07, 2017 / comments

[Terry Gherardi]

On June 26th, Todd White filed his intention to run for El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk in the June 2018 election. Todd is a life-long resident of El Dorado County and believes it is a continuous blessing to call this county his home. “Current Recorder-Clerk Bill Schultz is not only a diligent public servant to the people of El Dorado County, but he wholeheartedly embodies everything that is good about America; integrity, trust, and hard work. It would truly be humbling and an honor to follow in his footsteps as Recorder-Clerk.” 

57-year-old Local to make 500 Mile “Run for Representation”

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 07, 2017 / comments

[John Daniels]

The El Dorado County State of Jefferson Committee invites you to a special meeting, on Tuesday, July 11th, at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road, Placerville. Doors will open at 5:30 pm, with the meeting beginning at 6 pm. The agenda includes the announcement of the “Run for Representation”, a 500 mile run through 15 of the Jefferson counties.