Giant Mushroom Trip Ends Back at Home

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

"Giant Mushroom Sculptures Illegally Dumped In Placerville," read the headline as authorities were looking for whoever dumped some giant handmade mushrooms on the side of the road in El Dorado County.

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office posted on Tuesday that the mushrooms were illegally dumped on a property in the Placerville area.

Two-Day NorCal Posse Shootout Coming to Placerville Speedway

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

Dates:
Fri 15:00, 2016-10-14, and Sat 23:00, 2016-10-15

Location description:
Quarter mile dirt track that has been home to auto racing in El Dorado County since June 18, 1965 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. The steep banked dirt track that is home of the best Saturday night show on dirt in Northern California.

Event description:

Friday -
Night 1 of the 2-day event featuring some of the best 360 drivers and teams in the Western States as well as the Nor Cal Dwarf Car Association- NCDCA and Wingless Spec Sprints.

Final Placerville Speedway appearance of the season up next for the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series this Saturday September 24

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

By Gary Thomas. Placerville, CA – September 20, 2016…With the season winding down the start of five races to go for the traveling King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series will take place this Saturday night with the final visit of the season to the always action packed Placerville Speedway. 
 

Driver Dan and the Overland Stage Crew Need Your Assistance! 

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

By Richard Downey -- On Sunday night we did the Gold Panning ceremonies. One of our drivers, Dan, had his dog "Spot" along for the ride. 

When the fireworks were set off, she bolted and we've not seen her since! If you see her, please give us a yell! 

~Ranger Rick (Richard Downey)

 

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-09-21

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Sept 21, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: DUI DRUG--DRIV:SUSP/ETC LIC:DUI:VIO--SHO ON VEH/GIV PO FLS REG+...  |  HIT AND RUN:PROP DAMAGE    $15,000...  |  DIAMOND SPRINGS, SUBJECT WAS CAUGHT ON SURVEILLANCE STEALING EQUIPMENT...  |  SO LAKE TAHOE, VESSEL IMPOUNDED FOR STORAGE DUE TO BEING A HAZARD TO NAVIGATION AND FOUND ADRIFT UNMANNED...  |  PLACERVILLE, VICTIM REPORTED HIS SISTER COMMITTED FRAUD IN ORDER TO OBTAIN DECEASED FATHER'S TRUST FUND...

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