Annual Union Mine Football Crab Feed – A ‘Cracking’ Success

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 30, 2019 / comments

[Serena Fuson]

It was a great night at the 3rd Annual Union Mine Football Crab Feed! The Crab Feed offered a wonderful evening of crab, music, raffle, auctions and fun. The El Dorado Union High School District, the UMHS Boosters and the UMHS Football Program wish to thank the community and all those who attended, sponsored, and/or volunteered at the event for their support in making this night run smoothly. All proceeds benefit the Union Mine Football Program – The 2018 SVC League Champions, Coached by Chic Bist!

Residential Burn Permits Required May 1st

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 29, 2019 / comments

[Diana Swart PIO, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, Amador-El Dorado Unit]


by Placerville Newswire / Apr 17, 2019 / comments

[Carla B. Hass]

Walk a Mile in HER Shoes 2019

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 17, 2019 / comments


On Saturday, May 4, 2019, The Center will hold our Annual Walk a Mile in HER Shoes© event on Placerville’s Historic Main Street where men will step into some crazy large women’s high heels and walk a mile to raise awareness about violence against women and girls.

Game on — can you sport a pair of heels for a whole mile? Challenge your friends to get involved by organizing a team and competing to see who can raise the most funds.

Current Teachers Empowered by Grants from Local Retired Teachers

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 16, 2019 / comments

[Dina Gentry, EDCOE Communications Director. Image: "Students at Indian Diggings School study physics using a BlueTrack race car system purchased with a mini-grant."]

The California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA), Division 73 of El Dorado County, recently awarded five $400 mini-grants to teachers in El Dorado County. Chapter President Tim Smith noted, “Every year teachers submit outstanding applications. Out of 50 entries, we were privileged to award five grants to support these innovative and engaging educators.”