Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-26-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 26, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Americans love their pets — but you already knew that.

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2017 / comments

A recent report from Acosta, a sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods industry, provides some data on just how big the "pet parenting boom" is, both economically and culturally.

Nearly 80 million households in the U.S. own a pet, representing 60 percent of the entire population, the report explains. All in all, pets make up a nearly $30 billion business.

What the U.S. Withdrawal From TPP Could Mean for California

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2017 / comments

The good, the bad, and the in-between.

President Donald J. Trump signed a number of executive orders this week, many of them predictably controversial. But the one that could have the greatest impact on California is the one generating the least pushback from Democratic opponents of the president.

THE MEMO: Trump bets on action

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2017 / comments

(Source: Niall Stanage) 

Donald Trump is betting on action.

With his administration just a week old, the president is moving forward with his plan to build a southern border wall and threatening to choke off federal funding for so-called “sanctuary cities.” 

He is expediting two controversial pipelines. He is beginning to unravel the Affordable Care Act. And he is reportedly considering a raft of measures to slow immigration from several Muslim-majority nations.

Insights into Dementia Workshop Offered in El Dorado Hills

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2017 / comments

(Source: El Dorado County, CA ) 

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Adult Day Services program is pleased to present an 'Insights into Dementia' workshop. This program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on February 11, 2017, at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center located at 990 Lassen Lane in El Dorado Hills. This program will help community members better understand dementia, learn about preventative measures and the latest research, and how to support those who have the disease.