Loretta Reddog and her dog Gurdee Bean Protest in Bitter Cold

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 08, 2016 / comments

Loretta Reddog, of Placerville, Calif., shovels a walkway to her tent while followed by her dog Gurdee Bean at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball.

CANNON BALL (AP) — So far, the hundreds of protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline have shrugged off the heavy snow, icy winds and frigid temperatures that have swirled around their large encampment on the North Dakota grasslands.

Food bank fills holiday tables with its annual Holiday Outreach

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 08, 2016 / comments

Every Christmas season in El Dorado County something special happens: Individuals, families, church groups, service clubs, local businesses, Scouts and many more come together to ease the burden on neighbors who struggle to make ends meet by providing all the fixings for a good Christmas dinner to 1,000 local, at-risk families.

The Food Bank of El Dorado County host its annual Holiday Outreach Dec. 16 & 17 at the food bank’s new distribution warehouse in Cameron Park.

Mike Rowe Finally Weighs In On Trump’s Victory - Gets UnFriended!

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 12, 2016 / comments

"For what it’s worth, Carol, I don’t think Donald Trump won by tapping into America’s “racist underbelly,” and I don’t think Hillary lost because she’s a woman. I think a majority of people who voted in this election did so in spite of their many misgivings about the character of both candidates...

EL DORADO COUNTY ARREST and REPORT LOG 2016-11-10

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 10, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Nov 10, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: VEHICLE THEFT...  |  CRPL INJ:SPOUS/COHAB/DATE+, bail $135,000...  |  THRTN CRIME:INT:TERR...  |  VICTIM REPORTED HIS GIRLFRIEND FORGED HIS SIGNATURE ON THREE CHECKS...  |  CHRISTMAS VLY, A MALE ADULT BRANDISHED A HATCHET IN AN AGGRESSIVE AND THREATENING MANNER...

Opinion - Don't look to the White House, look to Your House

by Placerville Newswire / Nov 10, 2016 / comments

The fearful posts from my friends sadden me.

This story is as old as the election process. One person wins, the other loses, some people rejoice and some people cry. In spite of every President Elect saying platitudes like "We need to come together as people and forget party lines", we never seem to. The rift is deeper now than it's ever been. 

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