White House Anti-Human Trafficking Roundtable Hosted by Ivanka Trump produces Legislation

by Placerville Newswire / May 23, 2017 / comments


Despite the political controversy that has ensued since the latest presidential election, Ivanka Trump hosted an anti-human trafficking meeting in the White House last week. She also organized a listening session in February, and was in attendance with President Donald Trump, her father.

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 5-21-17

by Placerville Newswire / May 22, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of May 21, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:

JN1702491    JAMES    EDWARD    AUSTIN    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
LT    20170521    INCUSTODY    65    SLPD
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
23152(A)/23152(B)    M    DUI:ALCOHOL/DRUGS    $5,000.00

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.

Some Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

by Placerville Newswire / May 21, 2017 / comments

 [Koty Neelis]

Let’s Have an Honest Talk about Suicide

by Placerville Newswire / May 21, 2017 / comments

[Alisa Merino, Suicide Prevention Network]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and you may have heard the phrase “each mind matters.”

Why does each mind matter? Mental health is something we all have. Just as our bodies need attention, our minds also need nourishment and care. Suicide rates are increasing and there is a relationship between mental illness and suicide. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), about 90 percent of people who die by suicide have experienced mental health issues.