Welcome Home - El Dorado County Veterans Monument

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 09, 2018 / comments


Plans to place bronze statuary at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument were revealed Monday at Memorial Day ceremonies conducted there by Friends of the Veterans Monument (FVM), the volunteer veterans group that manages ceremonies at and improvements to the facility.

Called "Welcome Home," the statuary depicts two veterans in fatigues returning from duty. Joyfully running toward them is a Labrador Retriever, representing the joy family and friends have upon the return of their service man or woman.

Major Election Update - The Tale of Two Mikes

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 09, 2018 / comments

[Cris Alarcon]

Many winners and losers had to wait days to find out their fate as a movement to Mail “VBM” ballots has delayed reporting on tight races.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 6-8-18

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 09, 2018 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of June 8, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

First Name    Last Name        Sex    
Date Booked    Status        Age
First Charges    Description of First Charges      Bail Amount

LT    20180608    INCUSTODY    30    E
14601.2(A)    M    DRIV:SUSP/ETC LIC:DUI:VIO

Suicide is Never the Answer

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 08, 2018 / comments

[Misty Ann Tienken]
"Anthony Michael Bourdain, June 25, 1956 - June 8, 2018."  This broke my heart this morning. I loved his shows.

My Grandfather raised me.

When I was 24 my Grandfather passed away. He was my rock. It was also, that same time that my family drama was at its highest and my uncle threw me out of my Grandparents home, my home. I was homeless, grieving, and completely lost. I attempted to go to classes at night, but I couldn’t focus, so I dropped out of paralegal school. 

Limited Time - $20 Adoptions for Adult Cats

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 08, 2018 / comments

Looking for a sweet family pet? For a limited time, El Dorado County Animal Services has lowered its adoption fee for adult cats at its shelters in Diamond Springs and South Lake Tahoe. Adult cats over the age of one year can be adopted at either shelter for only $20 through the end of July 2018.