Assemblyman Kiley Slams AG for Ballot Title of Gas Tax Repeal

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 12, 2017 / comments


Calaveras County Website Hacked - Displays Messages Sympathetic to Terrorist group ISIS

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 05, 2017 / comments

[California County News]

News of a cyber hack on government websites in Calaveras and Los Angeles counties by a pro-ISIS group. Visitors to the county portals were probably shocked last week to see regular county information replaced with messages sympathetic to the terrorist organization.

Visitors to county websites in Los Angeles and Calaveras County got an alarming surprise last week when the websites were apparently hacked and their content replaced with messages sympathetic to the Islamic State.

EDC Republican Party Opposing so-called Sanctuary State

by Placerville Newswire / Jul 05, 2017 / comments

[Todd White, Chairman, EDC Republican Party]

In March Placerville City Councilwoman Wendy Thomas put a resolution on the city council’s agenda that opposes Senate Bill 54. If passed by the state Legislature, SB 54 would make California a so-called “sanctuary state.” In reality, California would not become a sanctuary at all, but a safe haven for hardened criminals who are in the United States illegally.

Tom McClintock’s Bill Fast-Tracks Dams & Reservoirs

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 24, 2017 / comments

[CHRISS W. STREET, Oroville Lake and Dam (Breitbart News)Joel Pollak / Breitbart News]
Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) is leading an effort to end environmentalists’ ability to delay the building of dams and reservoirs on federal land by fast-tracking control of the permitting process, placing power in the hands of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.

Marijuana Gardens next to Beer Gardens at County Fairs

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 21, 2017 / comments

[California County News]

Marijuana Gardens could soon be giving the Beer Garden a run for its money at the local county fair.

A bill approved Thursday that sought to reconcile exiting medical marijuana laws with newly-passed Proposition 64 has opened the door to sales and consumption of pot at the fair, according to the Sacramento Bee.