Commentary: Those Who Think I’m Anti-Police Don’t Get It

by Placerville Newswire / May 31, 2017 / comments

[David Greenwald]

It was Friday, early evening.  I was home resting after a long week and not feeling particularly well.  My family was out waiting for my daughter to finish gymnastics.  Suddenly there is a loud knock on the door followed by the door bell.

I thought it was either my kids or the neighbor kids wanting to play with my kids.  But when I opened the the door, I almost jumped when I saw it was a police officer and behind him, I saw a car and a female officer.

We The People Rally on May 31st at State Capitol  

by Placerville Newswire / May 29, 2017 / comments

Citizens for Fair Representation (CFR), is expecting busloads and a parade of vehicles to attend a “We The People Rally”, at the West steps of the State Capitol, on Wednesday, May 31. This will be the first time that citizens and plaintiffs from 21 rural northern California counties, have gathered since the filing of their lawsuit against the State of California, earlier this month.

Tree Mortality Crisis says Supervisor Michael Ranalli - Hold Georgetown Town Hall Meeting

by Placerville Newswire / May 27, 2017 / comments


(PLACERVILLE, CA) - District 4 Supervisor Michael Ranalli announced that he will hold a Town Hall meeting in Georgetown to provide an update on state and county efforts in response to the county's tree mortality crisis and discuss the community's interest in revitalizing the Georgetown Fire Safe Council. 

The meeting will be held Thursday, June 8th at 7:00 pm at the Georgetown Community Center.


by Placerville Newswire / May 26, 2017 / comments

[Wendy Thomas]


May 30, 6-8 p.m. Town Hall...NEIGHBORHOOD CHAT on which road and sewer projects we will tackle first with the Measure H & L Tax Dollars. Give us your input!

June 17, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mosquito Park and Ride SPRING COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY. Clean out your closets and dump and donate for FREE! El Dorado Disposal will be there along with Snowline Hospice. Take advantage of this great opportunity provided by the City of Placerville and ED Disposal!

El Dorado County Announces Hire Of New Communications Director

by Placerville Newswire / May 22, 2017 / comments


(PLACERVILLE, CA) - El Dorado County Chief Administrator Don Ashton today announced the hiring of veteran communications expert Carla Hass as Director of Communications and Outreach. This is a new position for the county and the placement comes at a critical time for residents and taxpayers in El Dorado County as government leaders undertake the implementation of its Strategic Plan to improve services and prepares its annual budget.