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Local Opioid Epidemic - Free Treatment & Prevention Convention

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 20, 2018 / comments

[Marcella Fox, Marshall Medical Center]

Treatment & Prevention Convention Scheduled on September 27, 2018 to Tackle El Dorado County's Opioid Crisis.  Come join us as we bring together local treatment experts and community neighbors to discuss current and future solutions to address the opioid crisis in El Dorado County.

El Dorado County Supervisor Shiva Frentzen visits the Healing Herd

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2018 / comments

[Chris Nichols, The Medicine Horse Project] 

Special thank you to El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor Shiva Frentzen for paying a visit to The Medicine Horse Project. Supervisor Frentzen braved the heat and smoke on August 11th to drive up to the El Dorado National Forest and meet the Healing Herd, learn about our mission and how MHP makes a difference in our community.

She voiced her concern about mental health within our community and reinforced what we already know, that our community needs us as a resource for healing.

In Wake of Dog’s Abuse and Killing, Orange County Exploring ‘Do Not Adopt’ List

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 19, 2018 / comments

WARNING - DISTURBING CONTENT

[BRANDON PHO AND NICK GERDA. An injured pit bull, named "Valerie" and "Cargo," was abused, left on the sidewalk in South Los Angeles and died last week after being adopted at a low-cost OC adoption event. (Image from Ghetto Rescue Foundation video posted to Facebook)]

Community Meeting on Hazardous Tree Removal & Wildfire Awareness

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 17, 2018 / comments

[PRpond via County Supervisor Michael Ranalli]

Supervisor Ranalli said, "a community meeting for outreach on upcoming hazardous tree removal projects along Hwy 193 and Hwy 49."  He adds, "the South Fork American River Cohesive Strategy group is working on a 'Chili Bar to Georgetown' fuel reduction project(s)... It made sense to include the Fire Safe Councils and the County OES, Disaster Preparedness, and Animal Services presentations to round out the opportunity to demonstrate the cooperative efforts."

Fresh Fruits on Pleasant Valley road to Brag About

by Placerville Newswire / Aug 16, 2018 / comments

I drove by a Farm and fresh produce stand on Pleasant Valley road that a friend had bragged about having strawberries to die for...  Well with that kind of review I had to stop.  It was as good as claimed, if not better.  We got strawberries, blackberries, cucumbers, and more. The lady did not speak great English, but I could tell right away that she loved her fruits.  She understood our questions and knew what we wanted.  She handled and looked at the fresh fruits and vegetables like they were her works of love that she was sharing with us. Not like a standard retail transaction.

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