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Facebook Reactions are a Gift to Advertisers and Law Enforcement Alike

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

ALL WE WANTED WAS A 'DISLIKE' BUTTON

[By Ali Winston] Facebook’s new “Reactions” – a thumbs-up, a heart and four faces with expressions ranging from mirth to shock, sadness and anger – are intended to help users better express their responses to posts. As Wired reported last week, advertisers are salivating at the prospect of additional data about consumer preferences and trends.

Invitation From Republican Women

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

El Dorado West Republican Women invite both women & men to attend their many events planned for the month of March. During this election year, the group continues to host candidate forums.  In February, District 6 Assembly candidates were their guests and on March 14th, El Dorado County District 1, 2, and 3 Supervisor candidates will be speaking and answering questions at the groups monthly luncheon meeting.  Meetings are held at 11 am,  the second Monday of each month, at Denny;s Restaurant in Cameron Park. Guests are always welcome to attend.

Rescue and Buckeye get Revolutionary by Serving California Food to California Students

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

Rescue Union and Buckeye Union School Districts Join 57 Other Districts in Revolutionary Action: Serving California Food to California Students
 

Opioid abuse bill easily overcomes first Senate hurdle

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 02, 2016 / comments

[By Jordain Carney]   A bipartisan bill to combat opiod drug abuse overwhelmingly passed its first procedural hurdle on Monday.

Senators voted 89-0 on the legislation, with 60 votes needed to move forward.

Republicans, however, warned that despite the overwhelming vote, a path to final passage for the bill — spearheaded by Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) — isn’t guaranteed.

Kenny Curtzwiler of SkiBum Family, Critical of Supervisor Sue Novasel

by Placerville Newswire / Mar 01, 2016 / comments

Kenny Curtzwiler sent a message: "Request that you publish!"

"As you may have heard by now, our new Supervisor, Sue Novasel, cannot vote on, nor participate in planning for, the new Meyers Area Plan as well as the rezoning of the land in Placerville that will be used for the new county court house as the Briggs Family Trust owns the land and it is financed through Sue’s company. 

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