3rd Annual 4-H Color Me Green Glow 5K/1K Run/Walk on May 5, 2017

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 21, 2017 / comments

University of California 4-H Youth Development Program, El Dorado County is hosting their 3rd Annual Color Me Green Glow 5K/1K Run/Walk on May 5th registration at 7:00 P.M., race at 8:00 P.M. Run in the evening with family, friends and other community members, while improving your health.

Date: Friday, May 5th, 2017

Location: Union Mine High School Campus, Placerville

Time: 7:00 P.M. registration with race starting at 8:00 P.M.

Cost: $25 before April 21st and after $30

Highway 50, Forni Road-Placerville Drive Off-Ramp to Close

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 21, 2017 / comments


The Forni Road/Placerville Drive exit from eastbound US 50 will be closed Sunday, April 23rd through Thursday, April 27th, 9 p.m. - 6 a.m. for the Missouri Flat Bike Path Phase 1B-2 Project.

The Project is located along U.S. Highway 50 at Missouri Flat Road and Forni Road, near Placerville in County of El Dorado. The Work to be done is shown on the Plans, and generally consists of, but is not limited to:

Mike Rowe Offers Refreshingly Different Perspective On United Airlines Incident

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 21, 2017 / comments


On  Monday, Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" answered a fan question on Facebook. The question was about the United Airlines incident:

Donna Johnson writes...

“I assume you’ve seen the United video. Were you as disturbed as I was? How can a company treat their customers like that and remain in business? I know you fly all the time – what would do if you were the CEO?”

Rowe began his answer:

Hi Donna

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-19-17

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 21, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of April 19, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1701909    ANDREA    LYNN    AUSTIN    F
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170419    RELEASED    48    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
496(A)    M    REC KNWN STOLN PROP    $4,000.00

Fort Jim Road Reopens to Traffic

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 20, 2017 / comments


Road reopens after three months of weather-related closure

(PLACERVILLE, CA) – El Dorado County Department of Transportation today reopened Fort Jim Road which has been closed since January 5, 2017 due to the extreme weather and resulting damage to the road, culvert and surrounding eroding areas.