Lake Tahoe Bubonic Plague Monitoring Continues at Fallen Leaf Campground

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 20, 2016 / comments

A flea taken from a yellow-pine chipmunk at Fallen Leaf Campground during routine testing in May tested positive for bubonic plague. 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Plague warning signs remain up at Fallen Leaf Campground after flea samples tested positive for plague in May and June.

The U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, under direction by California Department of Public Health, temporarily closed Fallen Leaf Campground in June to conduct pesticide treatments meant to limit plague risk in the area.

Walking Across America from Delaware to California

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 20, 2016 / comments

by Adam Breen, reporting for BenitoLink -- Seven months after he started pushing a modified stroller from the shores of Delaware with a goal of walking thousands of miles across the country on the American Discovery Trail, retired San Benito High School Earth Science teacher Jim Ostdick this week crossed into California, his journey's end in site.

El Dorado County Republican Headquarters Opens in Placerville

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 19, 2016 / comments

The El Dorado County Republican Central Committee and El Dorado County Unit of the California Republican Assembly, have united and opened their 2016 Election Campaign Headquarters, at 680 Placerville Drive, Suite C, in Placerville, just up the road from Home Depot. The office is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm, unless otherwise posted.


How Tony Robbins Created an Empire by Being the Most Confident Man on Earth

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 19, 2016 / comments

Life is too short to let fear make big decisions for you.

By KRIS FRIESWICK Executive editor, Inc. -- This has been the central message of Robbins's long career. It's the most ancient of all the common sense ever spoken. Yet when it falls from Robbins's lips, people listen, and they have for more than 30 years. "When everybody's unsure what to do, and there's somebody who fucking knows, everyone pays attention," says Robbins. "Someone who has certainty, even if they're wrong, will lead other people."

Re-Elect Bill George for EID Event Announced

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 19, 2016 / comments


You Are Cordially Invited To Attend The Fundraising Reception To Help Re-Elect BILL GEORGE TO THE EID BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

CRYSTAL BASIN CELLARS 3550 Carson Rd. • Camino 
Tuesday, September 27 5:30 pm