DA Pierson Supports Court Defeat of former Sup Ron Briggs' Death Penalty Lawsuit

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 26, 2017 / comments

[Cris Alarcon, Placerville Newswire]

On Thursday, August 24, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Briggs v. Brown, which upheld Proposition 66, the 2016 initiative to “mend not end” the death penalty in California, which was approved by the voters last November.

El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson commented,

City of Placerville Ad Hoc Parking Advisory Committee Meeting

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 25, 2017 / comments


Tuesday, August 29, 2017 Town Hall, 549 Main Street, 6:00 pm 

Come And Bring Your Ideas. 

We need all of you to attend and discuss the various options that will help make our parking program work for everyone. 

We can't do it without you! 


Large Crowd Expected For Mike Owen Campaign Kickoff

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 21, 2017 / comments


Camino, CA – Supporters of popular entrepreneur Mike Owen are expecting a large crowd next Wednesday, August 30, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Crystal Basin Cellars for the campaign kickoff they are organizing to help elect him as our next County Auditor-Controller.  

Former Supervisor Ron Briggs enters Recorder-County Clerk-Elections-Veterans elected office

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 13, 2017 / comments

[Ron Briggs]

Briggs believes his eight years as a county supervisor prepared him to become the head of a very important department. Briggs said “during my eight years as supervisor the Board balanced every budget and I left  the county debt free with just under $40 million in cash in special revenue accounts, contingencies and reserves. “

City of Placerville Update by Wendy Thomas

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 13, 2017 / comments

[Wendy Thomas]
Greetings Placerville! I have 3 important items to update you on following last night's City Council meeting...