Opinion - Here’s What Motivates ‘Never Trump’ Conservatives and Why They Are So Rare

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 15, 2017 / comments

Everyone loves a winner. Most of us intrinsically understand and accept this as a fundamental human truth. And yet, through the course of this strangest of years, it has still been rather jarring to see so many respected conservatives pretend that liberal conman Donald Trump is remotely one of us, or even modestly qualified to be president of the United States.

Dry Diggings Distillery "Would go again for the tasting!"

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 15, 2017 / comments

Charlie L -- Had a great visit here. The location of the distillery is in a business/industrial park, which threw me for a loop initially, but once inside the experience came to life. The rooms were decorated with authentic gold-rush themes and had a very distinct and fun vibe. 

Cris, the owner, gave a very detailed and impassioned tour and history of the facility. This was the first time of the three distilleries I've been to where I felt like I received a thorough grasp of the distilling and aging processes. 

One Injured in Car Crash on Highway 50 at Sly Park Road

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 15, 2017 / comments

POLLOCK PINES, CA – One person was injured following a car accident on Thursday evening around 7:05 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 50 and Sly Park Road.
 
According to a passerby, the collision occurred on the westbound side, just on top of the bridge. A Honda CRV went about 20 to 40 feet off an embankment for unknown reasons. One person was reportedly inside the car and in need of immediately medical care.
 

Top 5 Restaurant Guide Around Pollock Pines

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 15, 2017 / comments

By William Abels -  The area in and around Pollock Pines, CA offers some of the greatest restaurant experiences that our nation has to offer, including dishes from all over the country, including southern cuisine, BBQ and American favorites — whether you’re looking for a casual dining or fine dining experience, our list of locally top-reviewed restaurants and eateries in Pollock Pines, CA will not dissapoint even the pickiest of eaters.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-13-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 14, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 13, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

BENTON, BRUCE MILES
Age: 51, Sex: M
BN: JN1700179
Facility: PV, Agency: SPD
Status: INCUSTODY
Crime 1: FELONY 3056 VIOLATION OF PAROLE:FEL

BOUCHER, CHRISTOPHER ANTHONY
Age: 56, Sex: M
BN: JN1700189
Facility: PV, Agency: EDSO
Status: RELEASED
Crime 1: FELONY 23152(A) DUI ALCOHOL/DRUG W/PRIORS

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