Mary Jo Bankston 1924 - 2018


Mary Jo Bankston, California 
May 9, 1924 - January 17, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Chapel of the Pines, Placerville, CA.


Threat to High School on Social Media Unfounded

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 18, 2018 / comments


Dumped Filly and Mare, Now Recovering at Somerset Horse Shelter


During the holidays, a mare and her filly found themselves abandoned in Sacramento County.

It was a heart-breaking situation, but it turned out to be the beginning of a bright new future for the horses.

The horses’ luck began to change when the Bradshaw Animal Shelter received a report of the abandoned pair around Christmas.

The shelter rescued them from a field and brought them into its barn...



Promote your Wines at the Unique and Affordable

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 18, 2018 / comments


30th Annual El Dorado County Fair Open Wine Competition!

The 2018 El Dorado County Fair Open Wine Competition is just around the  corner! We invite you to enter your wines to be judged by thirty prestigious  experts from across the country within the media, trade hospitality, education and winemaking industries. This event is a wonderful way to get your wines noticed! 

Victims of Human Trafficking are American Mothers Too

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 18, 2018 / comments

[American Mothers Care : A series of article recognizing January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month]

I sit with many incredible boys, girls, and young adults before they are free and after the rescue. The one consistent thing I hear about what kept them fighting in the middle of their pain is their love for their children.