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by Placerville Newswire / Feb 16, 2016 / comments

Placerville Newswire | Arrested in El Dorado County on Feb 15, 2016. -- Notable Incidents: KIDNAPPING, bail = $200,000... |  CARRY STOLEN LOADED F/ARM, bail = $50,000... |  DUI .08 ALCOHOL:BODLY INJ, bail = $50,000...  |  EL DORADO HILLS FEMALE LEFT WITHOUT PAYING HER CAB FARE... |  ICE HOUSE, SUSPECTED PIPE BOMB WAS LOCATED IN A VEHICLE... |  DEPUTIES LOCATED A PAROLEE AT LARGE WHO WAS ARMED WITH A RIFLE...

Opinion - The "Establishment" On Trial

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 15, 2016 / comments

After the New Hampshire primary results, it is appropriate for those of us who have obtained the status of the “establishment” to consider our path and purpose.

This reflection must be done not only by my brethren in the Republican Party but also by our fellow travelers in the Democratic Party.

To begin with, it should be noted that if you hold major public office and actively participate with other officeholders in your party — or, god forbid, with officeholders in the other party — in the act of legislating or governing, you are part of the “establishment.”     

Stumpy is near full and Boat ramp is Ready!

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 14, 2016 / comments

Cody Bales writes, "Just got back. .. it's official" and posted these pictures of Stumpy's spillway iand boat ramp.

Lon Uso writes, "The only problem is that it's spilling because the snow pack is melting early... "But yay!"

Rush Alexander adds, "The boat ramp is ready."


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Study finds Mountain Lions are Feasting on House Pets!

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 14, 2016 / comments

[Trail cam set up above Foothills Park near Skyline on Peninsula captured this shot of mountain lion meandering down trail. Photo: John Richards]

"A motion-activated wildlife camera captures a picture of four mountain lions as they stroll near a house in Georgetown in El Dorado County."

A pet owner’s nightmare, their dog or cat being eaten by a mountain lion, appears to happen with some frequency, according to a new report from the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

El Dorado Hills Grad a Key Player in Bernie Sander's national campaign

by Placerville Newswire / Feb 14, 2016 / comments

[Kenneth Pennington, the Sanders campaign’s digital director, in Milwaukee. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times]

"Mr. Sanders has no official finance director, but with the help of people like Mr. Pennington, who built his first website at age 12, he has created a fund-raising juggernaut that has fueled his unexpectedly competitive race for president."