Boa Vista's Pumpkin Patch Opening Weekend

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

Open Every Day Starting Friday, September 23rd Until Halloween, the Scenic Pumpkin Patch has been Creating Lasting Family Memories for Decades!

The Family Friendly U-Pick Pumpkin Patch is Filled with Countless Farm Grown Pumpkins! Enjoy a Fun Day in the Patch and Snap a Picture with the Famous Boa Vista Pumpkin Family Cut-Out!

Harvest in Apple Hill is Highlighted During the Summer and Fall Seasons; Apples, Asian Pears, Berries, Peaches, Pears, and Plums to Name a Few! 

Building on Tahoe’s Conservation and Restoration Momentum

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 22, 2016 / comments

By Joanne S. Marchetta -- At the Lake Tahoe Summit last month, we saw the power of what we can accomplish when we work together. Progress over the last two decades was showcased when President Obama made his first-ever visit to Tahoe and said conservation and restoration efforts like ours are more important than ever as the nation works to adapt to a changing climate and create a more resilient environment.

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.