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Working Together to Improve Tahoe’s Transportation System

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 17, 2017 / comments

[PRpond, Joanne S. Marchetta]

As a national treasure offering world-class recreation opportunities, Lake Tahoe is one of the most popular outdoor destinations in Northern California and Nevada. And sometimes, being popular has its challenges.

Tahoe’s limited roadways become congested during times of peak visitation, when thousands of people who live in nearby metropolitan areas get in their cars to drive up to our small mountain communities. Suddenly, a road system designed for 55,000 residents must handle four to five times that many cars on an average busy day.

4th All About Equine Animal Rescue "Boots and Bling" Includes KCRA personality Tamara Berg

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 17, 2017 / comments

[PRpond, All About Equine]

All About Equine Animal Rescue, Inc. (AAE) is holding its fourth annual Boots and Bling fundraising event in support of ASPCA’s Help A Horse Day on Saturday, April 22, 2017.  The public is invited to participate in event festivities, which include a BBQ dinner, live/silent auctions, DJ entertainment, and dancing.  This year's Boots and Bling event celebrates AAE’s eight years of horse rescue and ASPCA’s Help A Horse Day, while raising funds to support AAE's horses and equine-based programs. 

This "Paying it Forward" Story Will Make You Cry

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 17, 2017 / comments

[Sarah Zimmerman]
A picture of a woman buying a ticket at an airline counter has gone viral for a heartwarming reason.

The photo's caption tells the story a father who was checking in for a flight with his 2-year-old daughter when he found out that his daughter's ticket would not be free, according to KUSA.

The El Dorado County Republican Party Responds to Attacks on Elected Republicans

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 17, 2017 / comments

The first locally organized response to Protesters attacking elected Republican office holders was seen in El Dorado Hills when Tom McClintock faced organized protesters.

Protesters are well organized to protest ANY Republican Town Hall meetings across the United States.  There is much unconfirmed chatter that Hillary Clinton is behind the national effort as an attempt to gain the White House in just under 4 years.

HHSA Reminding Residents about Two Local Programs

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 16, 2017 / comments

March is National Nutrition Month and the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is reminding residents about two local programs that can benefit them. The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program provides food benefits, education, assistance and support for individuals and families on a limited or low income, while the CalFresh program focuses on providing food benefits.