8K fun run/walk to be held on Historic Lincoln Highway off Bass Lake Road

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

If you’re looking for a scenic run on a unique piece of land, the Historic Lincoln Highway 8K fun run/jog/walk is for you.

The event is a non-competitive run/walk on a stretch of century-old Lincoln Highway concrete. The Clarksville Region History Society invites you to soak up some local history on the nation’s first coast-to-coast roadway.

World Renown Electric Violinist Carlos Reyes Headlines Free Concert this Weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

Free Concert THIS SATURDAY Featuring world renown electric violinist: Carlos Reyes. Paraguay-born harp and violin wizard Carlos Reyes casts a spell on audiences with the potent combination of his outstanding musical talents, charismatic personality, and extensive repertoire, from sweet Latin American ballads to lowdown blues to heart-racing dance numbers that make listeners leap to their feet


9/24/16 - 12pm-6pm Park Community Music Fest. Park Community Church, 3901 Wild Chaparral Dr., Shingle Springs, CA.

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

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.