The day World War II came to Placerville - January 29, 1943

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 28, 2017 / comments

(Ron Briggs)

January 29, 1943 is when Placerville entered its name in the long list of cities suffering World War II casualties. It happened in a small field nestled between the Brandon and Wallace Ranch’s off Highway 49 1 ½ miles off Wallace Road four mile north of Placerville half way to Coloma.

Dr. Peter Mires will present Mark Twain on Architecture at South Lake Tahoe

(Tahoe South)

Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:00 AM, Dr. Peter Mires will present Mark Twain on Architecture He will share all he learned during his research fellowship at the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies. By pairing passages gleaned from Twain’s work with examples of extant buildings, presenter Peter Mires illustrates Mark Twain’s comments, opinions, and tastes—humorous or otherwise—on the subject of American architecture. Free and open to all...



Placerville City Council Update from Wendy Thomas

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 28, 2017 / comments

(by Wendy Thomas)

CITY COUNCIL UPDATE…It’s been so long and so stormy since we had a Council meeting, we thought we might be rusty! There was a lot on the Agenda, and here are some of the highlights.

NEW MAYOR: Welcome John Clerici as our new Mayor. I am pleased to serve as his Vice.

THANK YOU: We offered our deepest thanks to our entire Staff for diligently safeguarding our City in the latest storms. They worked non-stop to ensure our safety and they did a heck of a good job!

Sheriff's Arrest and Activity Log for 1-27-17

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 28, 2017 / comments

The following people are on the arrest log of January 27, 2017, as reported by the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department:    

JN1700402    BRIAN    MICHAEL    BARRY    M
Facility    Date Booked    Status    Age at Booking    Arresting Agency
PV    20170127    RELEASED    48    EDSO
First 5 Charges    Misd or Felony?    Description    
Bail Amount For Each Charge
148(A)(1)    M    OBSTRUCT/ETC PUB OFCR/ETC    $3,000.00

GTUSD 2017-18 School Year Registration Information

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2017 / comments

Parents will have the opportunity to register their children for the 2017-18 school year at Gold Trail Union School District (GTUSD), beginning February 6, 2017. Registration information and forms will be available in school offices.  (Current students do not need to be reregistered).
Sutter’s Mill School (transitional kindergarten through 3rd grade) – 4801 Luneman Rd, Placerville; 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; 530-626-2591