Free Hygiene Products at Local Schools

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 29, 2018 / comments

[Nikki Gardea]

MJ's Project is to provide struggling students with basic essentials so they can attend school. 

FREE tampons, pads and hygiene products for girls and boys have been distributed to every jr high and high school of el dorado county (minus el do. The divide and gold trail are next). 

If you know a student in need, have them go ask their school nurse for the supplies they need for Home. You can always contact Mjs Project directly too. 

Cannabis Prohibition Claims Another Victim

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 29, 2018 / comments

[Rod Miller]

August 29, 2018 - Placerville, CA - A recent alleged gang related shooting in Georgetown, CA has regulated cannabis advocates asking for immediate enactment of ordinances contained within November’s El Dorado County ballot measures N, P, Q, R and S.

SOJ Salutes Gun Owners of California

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 29, 2018 / comments

[Terry Gherardi]

Time Is Running Out – Get Your Tickets

The deadline is approaching to purchase your tickets for the State of Jefferson Salute to Gun Owners of California dinner & fundraiser. The event is Saturday, September 8, at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Road in Placerville. Doors open at 5:30 pm.

94-Year-old Veteran Has Spent Decade Cheering on Students With Life Advice and Fist Bumps

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 29, 2018 / comments

[By McKinley Corbley]

This “cute little old man” is making a big difference in the lives of local youngsters.

For the last 10 years, Wally Richardson has been standing outside of Marina Village Middle School in El Dorado Hills, California so he can greet all of the students with life advice and fist bumps before they start their school day.

The 94-year-old veteran was recently brought into the spotlight when Gina Arnold was dropping her daughter Audrey off at school earlier this week.

Sheriff Looking for Jacob Louis Sota for Georgetown Shooting

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 22, 2018 / comments

[Sergeant Anthony Prencipe, EDSO]

On August 21, 2018, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded to Georgetown for a report of a shooting. This is an active and ongoing investigation with EDSO Detectives.

Detectives have asked for the community’s assistance in locating a person of interest in this investigation. 

Detectives are looking for Jacob Louis Sota, a 20 year old man. He is 6’1” and approximately 220 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.