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Hundreds Expected at Rally to Repeal AB 5 Banned most Independent Contracting

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2020 / comments

[Joshua Hoover, Assemblyman Kevin Kiley]

SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, January 28, at 10:00 a.m. Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin), Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore), and independent professionals from across California will gather on the West Steps of the State Capitol for a Rally to Repeal AB 5.   Tomorrow hundreds of those impacted by the law will descend on the Capitol to ask the Governor and Legislature to restore their Right to Earn a Living, with 1,500 individuals expressing interest on the Facebook event page.


February 8th Blood Drive in Memory of Deputy Brian Ishmael

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2020 / comments

[El Dorado County Sheriff's Office]

Blood Drive In Memory of Deputy Brian Ishmael 
Saturday, February 8 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
El Dorado County Sheriffs Office 200 Industrial Way, Placerville, CA 95567 

Appointments receive priority in line/Walk-ins Welcome 

To schedule an online appointment go to: and 

Soroptimist Delivered Human Trafficking Awareness Training to EDCO Transit

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 27, 2020 / comments

[Deb Rice, Soroptimist International of Placerville]

Soroptimist International of Placerville members Lynne, Deb & Kaye presented human trafficking awareness training to El Dorado Transit staff.  Attendees were attentive and focused on the presentation; all scored 100% on the "quiz".

Commission on Aging Seeking New Members

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 26, 2020 / comments

[Yasmin Hichborn]

(Placerville, CA) - The El Dorado County Commission on Aging currently has three vacancies and is accepting applications from interested residents of the county. The Commission strives to attain a balanced geographic representation and applicants are being sought from all areas of the county, including South Lake Tahoe. Preference will be given to individuals aged 60 years and older.

El Dorado Hills Library is looking for artists to join their 3rd Annual Comic Con!

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 26, 2020 / comments

[Arts and Culture El Dorado]

Participating artists will be able to sell their work and are encouraged to donate a piece to the prize raffle. All mediums are welcome but work must be appropriate for all ages.

They are looking for artists who specialize in:

- Comic Books and Manga
- Fantasy and Science Fiction
- Pop Culture and Fan Art

Sunday, June 28th
1:00 - 4:00 pm
El Dorado Hills Library
7455 Silva Valley Parkway