El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and Placerville City Council Proclaim April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 12, 2018 / comments

[The Center]

$200 to buy cordless mower when you dispose of your gas mower

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 12, 2018 / comments


Did you know that using an old gas mower for 1 hour pollutes about the same as 11 average cars operating of an hour?

That’s why AQMD released the CLIP program designed to assist the public in the replacement of existing gasoline or diesel-powered lawn mowers with cordless, zero-emission, electric lawn mowers with a $200 incentive!

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 4-11-18

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 12, 2018 / comments


President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.  Sexual Assaults will be highlighted in Purple this month.  

The following people are on the arrest log of April 11, 2018, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

President signs H.R. 1865 to combat online sex trafficking

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 11, 2018 / comments

[Linda Smith, Shared Hope International]

Today, in the presence of survivors and advocates the President signed into law H.R. 1865, the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (also known as FOSTA/SESTA)!

With the President’s signing of H.R. 1865, anti-trafficking advocates and survivors of sex trafficking and their families celebrate this long awaited progress in the effort to combat online sex trafficking.

California Fights Wildfires Aggressively—But Prevention Takes a Back Seat

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 11, 2018 / comments

[Julie Cart, PUBLICCEO]

Dave Kinateder has a keen eye for trees. But when Kinateder, a fire ecologist in the Plumas National Forest, surveys a hillside lush with pines, he doesn’t see abundance or the glory of nature’s bounty.

He sees a disaster-in-waiting.

“It’s a ticking time bomb,” he said, gazing across the dense, green carpet of trees near Quincy, a small community high in the northern Sierra Nevada.