Proposition 47 Local Advisory Committee Invitation - Community Representation Needed 

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 12, 2017 / comments

El Dorado County announces a community meeting for local stakeholders who have experience and expertise in mental health services, and/or substance abuse disorder treatment, and/or diversion programs to serve on El Dorado County’s Proposition 47 Local Advisory Committee.  The Local Advisory Committee is a requirement of the Proposition 47 Request for Proposal, released from Board of State and Community Corrections.

A New Year for County Republicans with Todd White as Chairman

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 12, 2017 / comments

TERRY L GHERARDI -- On January 9th, the new members of the El Dorado County Republican Central Committee (RCC),  were sworn in by Recorder Clerk/Registrar of Voters, Bill Schultz. That same evening, RCC members voted to elect Todd White to serve as the 2017 Chairman. 

The El Dorado County RCC is the elected body of the California Republican Party, and as such, the Chairman sits on the State's Chairman's Association and RCC delegates represent  our County at state conventions, conferences, and often meetings with the Governor and State Legislature.

El Dorado County Fair 2017 Events

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 12, 2017 / comments

The El Dorado County Fair & Event Center is already gearing up for Fair and invites you to do so as well. The Entry Guide is available Online. 

See below for events you won't want to miss, and be sure to add them to your calendar!

Attention equestrians, make sure you get your updated ride pass for 2017 and check the Online Calendar for the Arena Closures; updated through June.


Advisory: City of Placerville's drinking water continues to be Safe

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 12, 2017 / comments

The City of Placerville’s drinking water has not been compromised in any way and is safe to drink.

Cleve Morris, City Manager writes:

Placerville, CA – Recent media reports have stated that due to the storm, there have been sewage releases that have contaminated the City’s drinking water system. This is not true. 

Happy Anniversary to the Lake Tahoe Humane Society

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 12, 2017 / comments

By Niki Congero, executive director of Lake Tahoe Humane Society & S.P.C.A. -- All of us at the Lake Tahoe Humane Society are very proud to have been servicing this community since 1967 and we really hope to be around another 50 years. Many people don’t understand what we do and often get us confused with El Dorado County Animal Services, which is our local animal shelter/animal control. We would like to take this opportunity to clarify what services we offer for the community versus El Dorado County Animal Services.