Veterans In California Will Be Able To Adopt Animals For Free Starting In 2020

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2019 / comments

(By Julie Ledoux - Connecting Vets)

California veterans won’t have to pay adoption fees when they take a “furever” friend home from an animal shelter next year.

Gov. Gavin Newsom recently signed Senate Bill 245, which calls on animal shelters throughout the state to waive pet adoption fees for military veterans.

OPINION - Free people don’t ask the government for permission

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2019 / comments


SACRAMENTO – We’ve just celebrated another Veteran’s Day, where we’ve heard all the usual “freedom isn’t free” speeches extolling the role of the United States military in protecting our liberties. I’ve got nothing against the military and respect those who served in it, but wish that Americans would spend less time waving the flag and trading in bromides — and more time thinking seriously about the precarious state of our own freedoms.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 11-15-19

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 16, 2019 / comments

Note: Arrests are made based upon probable cause. All are entitled to the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law.

[PR Pond]

JN1905017    AROHA    SARAH    ADKISSON    F
PV    20191115    INCUSTODY    36    P
273.5(A)    F    CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE    $50,000.00

Hangtown 100 Becomes Richest USAC Midget Race

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2019 / comments

[Richie Murray]

With the inaugural Hangtown 100 ready to go green next week, event officials have announced a solid contingency program for the doubleheader on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 19 and 20 at California’s Placerville Speedway.

Adding in contingency prizes and the overall purse, the USAC NOS Energy Drink National and Western States Midgets will be racing for upwards of $150,000, which confirms the Hangtown 100 to be the richest two-night midget event ever held.

Main St. Closure for Cowboy's Honor Ride on 23rd

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 15, 2019 / comments

[Placerville Police Department]

Cowboy's Honor Ride in Memory of El Dorado County Sheriff Deputy Brian Ishmael November 23, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM



Main St. between Sacramento St. to Locust Ave. 

Connecting roads to Main St. will be closed to traffic.