Frank Thomas 1928-2017


Frank Thomas , Placerville, California 
August 27, 1928 - March 5, 2017

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


Gerald Jackson 1937-2017


Gerald Jackson , Garden Valley, California 
June 11, 1937 - March 3, 2017

Jerry Jackson was born June 11, 1937 in Whitewater Missouri to Carl Jackson (Irene-Step mother) and Mildred White (Olin-Step Father) and inlaws Arthur and Victoria Silva (all deceased). Jerry leaves behind his wife of 58 years Inez Jackson of Garden Valley California. Brother Donald Jackson (Monie) of Moro Illinois and sister Beverly Cook (Ray) of O'Falling Missouri. Sister in law Elsie DeMattos of Pauillo Hawaii and Brother in law Earl Silva (Lydia) of Kalopa Hawaii. Daughter Pam Craig (Ron), Vicki Little and Laurie Putnam (Chris). Grandsons Joe Haskill, Evan Little. Step Grandchildren, Josh Putnam, Warren Little and Leanne Van Lone. Nine great step grandchildren and multiple nieces and nephews. 

Jerry was a retired contractor. He owned and operated Jackson's Paving and Grading in Garden Valley and Custom Electric in San Jose California in the 1970's. Jerry was past Post Comander of VFW Post 9241 in Georgetown and past President of Georgetown Rotary. 

A Celebration of his life will be held at the VFW Hall in Georgetown immediately following services at the Chapel of the Pines, 2855 Cold Springs Rd., Placerville on March 11, 2017 at 11:00am. Private inurnment will be held at Westwood Hills Memorial Park in Placerville.

Contributions in Jerry's name may be made to VFW Post 9241 Relief Fund, POBox 649, Georgetown, CA 95634. Friends may leave condolences at



High School News - Academic Decathlon, Jazz Night, Cheer, Band, and E-Notify Invitation

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 06, 2017 / comments


2017 Academic Decathlon - Oak Ridge Takes Title and Pondo Takes Top Individual

Teams from El Dorado, Oak Ridge, Ponderosa, Union Mine, Golden Sierra, and Nevada County’s Gidotti Early College High Schools competed for the opportunity to represent El Dorado County in the 2017 State Academic Decathlon Competition.

"Doing Business with the City" of South Lake Tahoe Workshop

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 06, 2017 / comments


The City of South Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Chamber are partnering for a Level Up workshop on the “in’s and out’s” of doing business in the City on Wednesday, March 15th, 12:00pm-1:30pm at Tahoe Mountain Lab located at 3079 Harrison Ave., South Lake Tahoe. 

Learn about the process for starting a business from the permitting process, inspections, signage, exterior façade improvements and more.

City speakers include Development Services:

Director Kevin Fabino;

Planning Manager John Hitchcock;

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 3-5-17

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 06, 2017 / comments


The following people are on the arrest log of March 5, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170305    RELEASED    34    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
647(F)    M    DISORD CONDUCT:UI/DRUG    $500.00