Efforts are Underway in El Dorado County to Address the Opioid Abuse Problem

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 04, 2018 / comments

[Margaret Williams, Health and Human Services Agency]
(Placerville, CA) – In October 2017, President Donald Trump declared a national public health emergency due to the alarming number of American deaths from opioid drug overdoses. Every day in the U.S., more than 90 Americans die after overdosing on opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). In 2016, 1,925 Californians, seven of whom were El Dorado County residents, died as result of opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin and illegally manufactured fentanyl.  

CITY OF SOUTH LAKE TAHOE -- Seeking Requests for Proposals

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 01, 2018 / comments

[City of South Lake Tahoe]

South Lake Tahoe, CA (January 30, 2018) – The City of South Lake is currently seeking Requests for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Auditing Services from qualified firms of certified public accountants to audit its annual financial statements for the fiscal years ending September 30, 2018 through September 30, 2021, with the option of auditing its annual financial statement for each of the two subsequent fiscal years. RFP’s are due by 5pm on March 1, 2018.

Fighting the Taxation & Tyranny in California

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 29, 2018 / comments


On Sunday, February 11, the State of Jefferson County Committees of El Dorado, Nevada and Placer, invite all to attend an “Assembly of Patriots,” at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road, in Placerville. 

Doors open at 2 pm and the event begins at 3 pm, with special guest speaker Mark Baird, of Siskiyou County. Kicking off the event, will be Terry Rapoza, co-host of Jefferson State of Mine radio show, on KNCR radio in Shasta County.

Placerville Seeking Planning Commissioner + Economic Advisory

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 28, 2018 / comments

[City of Placerville]

The City Council is looking to fill one unexpired term of the Planning Commission and one unexpired Term of the Placerville Economic Advisory Committee with terms ending March 1, 2019. 

Political Commentary - State of Jefferson, Big Difference From All the Rest

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2018 / comments

[Terry Gherardi, Citizens for Fair Representation dba State of Jefferson]

The Media Blitz about New California has brought great attention & concern for many in our Jefferson Counties, but perhaps even greater confusion for  Californians, or, “here we go again,”  as stated by many in the news media. This is in reference to the various movements or actions underway, to separate or secede from California.