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Placerville crime stats: Property crimes are up

Tuesday evening’s Placerville City Council meeting included a wrap-up of the city’s 2015 crime statistics. “Placerville’s … crime statistics showed an overall increase of 9 percent in 2015 when compared to 2014,” the released report states. “The state of California realignment of prisoners (AB 109), implementation of Proposition 47 and habitual transient offender challenges are all believed to […]

Placerville Police crime log

Jan. 22 12:14 a.m. A prowler was reported on Bedford Avenue. 12:55 a.m. A shooting was reported on Big Canyon Creek Road. 6:05 p.m. A prowler was reported on Briw Road in Placerville. Jan. 23 7:08 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Spring Street. 11:23 a.m. A person reportedly drunk in public was reported on Main […]

Mobile food pantry to distribute food in Placerville

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in Placerville with its mobile food pantry on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 10-11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it, rain or shine. The food bank will provide one allocation per household. If you […]

My Time group to meet in Placerville

My Time is a free support group for those who care for a relative or friend with a chronic health condition such as Alzheimer’s disease. Group members share information, coping strategies and options in a supportive and confidential setting. The My Time group meets the first Friday of the month and is facilitated by Ruth […]

Eskaton residents honor Placerville employee

The nonprofit Eskaton celebrates employees who go above and beyond with a Guardian Angel program. Employees receiving five Guardian Angel pins in recognition of their hard work were treated to lunch with Eskaton president and CEO Todd Murch and president of the Eskaton Foundation Kim Rhinehelder. Evelyn McGrath, executive director at Eskaton Village Placerville is […]

Placerville Police Crime Log

Jan. 6 8:21 a.m. Vandalism was reported on David Circle. 9:14 a.m. A person was reportedly drunk in public on Conrad Court. 10:30 p.m. A vehicle fire was reported on Stonecrest Road. Jan. 7 9:03 a.m. A petty theft report was taken on Hawks Landing Court. 9:17 a.m. An accidental shooting was reported at an […]

Placerville man sworn in as CHP officer

WEST SACRAMENTO — Oscar Jose Rodriguez of Placerville has successfully completed the 27-week cadet-training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP’s Garberville office. Officer Rodriguez is a 2012 graduate of Union Mine High School in El Dorado. He also studied criminal justice at Folsom Lake College in […]

Gillmor joins Lyon’s Placerville office

Realtor Ryan Gillmor recently joined Lyon Real Estate’s Placerville office, where he specializes in residential properties throughout El Dorado and Sacramento counties. Originally from El Dorado County, Gillmor was most recently a music producer for the television show Glee and a guitarist for the band Lit. He is also a member of the National Association […]

Placerville man suing 49ers

Placerville resident James Robert Hilburn is suing the San Francisco 49ers in federal court after Levi Stadium staff allegedly refused to allow him to bring his service dog into a football game in November 2015. Hilburn claims that the actions taken by the police and security guards that day violates the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act and […]

Food bank’s mobile pantry to distribute food in Placerville

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in Placerville with its Mobile Food Pantry on Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 10-11 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. The pantry is for those who are struggling to make ends meet, live in […]

10. Placerville’s aging infrastructure

As the streets crumbled below Placerville residents’ tires and as it became more and more apparent that the city’s Public Works crews were almost constantly working on sewer and water line repairs, the bitter truth became all too immediate in 2015: The city’s infrastructure is woefully in need of fixing. The year would not end […]

Placerville resident contributes to ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’

Who benefits the most from volunteering? The volunteers themselves — that’s the theme that runs through all the stories in the inspiring collection from “Chicken Soup for the Soul” — a book filled with stories about volunteering and giving back that will make readers check their calendars, pick up the phone and get out there […]

Placerville’s longtime city clerk reflects on career

If the city of Placerville had placed a “personals” ad in the newspaper to find a new city clerk, it would have looked like this: “Desperately seeking someone like Susan.”

Actually, the city has a new city clerk, hired just this month, a clerk who has had the priceless benefit of training under Susan Zito herself for the past few days.

Kelly Witt probably doesn’t fully understand just how valuable Zito’s words will be as she eases into the post Zito filled for the past 26 years. But that’s because few truly have a grasp on how important Zito has been to the city of Placerville.

Placerville takes first in National Night Out

Placerville ranked first for California and third in the United States for this summer’s National Night Out event in the cities less than 15,000 population category, the Placerville Police Department announced. The city hosted 20 city-wide parties with approximately 3,000 people in attendance during National Night Out on Aug. 4 In September a scrapbook of the event, which included a […]

Step lively into new Placerville shoe store

Don’t you hate it, ladies, when you see your brand-new pair of red shoes walking toward you on Main Street, snug on the feet of a well-dressed woman who you know you shouldn’t resent — but you do? Don’t stare, don’t glare: Avoid foots-ticuffs by making regular visits to Placerville’s newest women’s shoe store, Sole […]

Placerville festival kicks off holiday season

The public is invited to celebrate the official Holiday Season Kick-off on Friday, Nov. 27 on Placerville’s Main Street. For more than 25 years, Placerville has welcomed the holiday season with a special holiday event that celebrates local entertainment, a traditional tree-lighting near the El Dorado County Courthouse at Main Street and Bedford Avenue, and […]

Placerville’s Papa Murphy’s Pizza is collecting toys

Placerville’s Papa Murphy’s Pizza store, 65 Fair Lane, is collecting toys for the annual FOX40 Holiday Toy Drive benefitting Shriners Hospitals for Children. New, unwrapped toy donations will be accepted through Dec. 11. The staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California will wrap the toys just in time for Santa Claus to deliver Christmas morning. These toys […]

Placerville artists announce winners

The Placerville Arts Association’s Fall Member Show is a spectacular collection of art hanging at the El Dorado County Government Center, 360 Fair Lane in Placerville, through Friday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Visitors can enjoy works in watercolor, oil, pastel, charcoal, acrylic, pencil, photography, digital art and mixed media in categories of seascape, landscape, […]

Mobile food pantry distribution in Placerville

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in Placerville with its Mobile Food Pantry along with a free farmers market on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 10-11 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. The pantry and market are for those […]

Best Antique Store: Placerville Antiques & Collectibles

It takes a collection of talented and inspired people to offer a tantalizing collection of antiques that will pique the interest of the collector in so many categories. Placerville Antiques & Collectibles since 1988 has been offering lovers of fine antiques a haven full of knowledgeable dealers and their favorite pieces. The collective, owned by Bev Fraga, prides itself on […]

Best Hardware Store: Placerville Hardware

Established in 1852, Placerville Hardware has been family owned for the last 62 years. The hardware business has focused on superb customer service as well as maintaining a unique inventory of items. It is the oldest hardware store west of the Mississippi. Placerville Hardware stocks a variety of items such as tools, gold pans, cast iron pans, candles, plumbing and gardening […]

Best Glass Replacement (Commercial): Placerville Glass

Placerville Glass has been off ering a variety of glass services since 1977. Owner Rob Powell and his top-flight installation teams exceed expectations in the local area as well as Lake Tahoe, Jackson, Folsom, El Dorado Hills and Cool. The staff at Placerville Glass is composed of glass-cutting craftsmen and certified glazers that can cut custom glass table tops, mirrors, cabinets and stunning patterned glass. They […]

Best Transmission Repair: Placerville Transmission

Placerville Transmission — the transmission experts with 24 years of experience — is a proud member of the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association. The business’ services include transmissions and clutches, RV and heavy-duty vehicles, 4-wheel drive and off -road vehicles and transfer case services. Skilled technicians will repair and rebuild transmissions and clutches on any make and model and off er high […]

Touring worship duo comes to Placerville

Seattle-based, award-winning guitarist Josh Snodgrass and his wife Sarah will be leading a night of worship at Calvary Chapel Placerville on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The guitar and vocal combo brings a fresh acoustic approach to popular worship songs. Josh toured for several years as a solo guitarist before his wife Sarah recovered […]

As we were: Great Race cruising to Placerville

25 Years ago Oct. 19, 1990 Great Race ’90 due in town next week By JOHN SAMMON The Great Race, 60 vintage cars on a timed contest run from Reno, Nevada, to Long Beach in Southern California, will arrive at Placerville’s downtown Bell Tower for a rest stop Thursday at 4:15 p.m. Sponsored by Greatrace […]

From friendship in Placerville to filmmaking in Indonesia

Little did Gabbie Bhaskar and Stan Okumura know that the bond of friendship that developed between them growing up and going to school together in Placerville would lead to a partnership producing a film about the maltreatment of the mentally ill in Indonesia. Their film “Photographing the Galuh: Mental Health in Indonesia” will be premiering […]

Placerville Police receives grant to keep local roadways safe

The Placerville Police Department has been awarded a $45,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Placerville Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep roadways safe and […]

Jack Gallagher returns to Placerville

What: A Night at the Theater with Jack Gallagher Who: New Morning Youth and Family Services Where: The Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Ave. in Placerville When: Friday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. Cost: $40 each or $70 a couple Information: newmorningyfs.org.   Celebrate the arrival of fall with laughter, as New Morning Youth and Family Services presents […]

Placerville girl headed Down Under

You know how you’re crazy about a recording artist because her voice is so amazing and you know how you’ll never meet her — and then you do — and then you know how her record-producing dad hears you and thinks that you are amazing too and wants you to come to Australia to record […]

Mobile food pantry to distribute food in Placerville

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in Placerville with its mobile food pantry along with a free farmers market on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. Those struggling to make ends meet, […]

Cops and Rodders vroom into Placerville for big show

The 245 Squad Club is presenting “the highlight of the season” — Placerville CHP Cops and Rodders. The event featuring hot rods, classics, rat rods, trucks and off-road vehicles is being held Saturday, Oct. 10 at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be music and food vendors, kids […]

Naomi Striemer appearing in Placerville

Christian recording artist, book author and seminar speaker Naomi Striemer is appearing in the Experience Center, Seventh-day Adventist Church, 6831 Mother Lode Drive in Placerville, on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in a free concert event. Striemer was signed to a multi-million dollar record deal with Sony Records and has worked with the biggest […]

Placerville to blush pink with pride in fight against cancer

It’s time to light up the night, putting forth the power of pink to let the world know Placerville supports the fight against breast cancer. Downtown merchants are looking forward to the opportunity to once again fill their storefront windows with bright pink lights furnished by Images of Hope El Dorado, lights they will use […]

Placerville launches water, energy efficiency program

The Placerville City Council recently launched the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy Program. HERO PACE financing enables homeowners to make energy- and water-efficiency improvements and pay for them through their property tax bill. Property owners repay the assessment over five to 20 years while obtaining immediate savings on utility bills. Placerville resident may now submit applications […]

You owe Placerville an apology

EDITOR: The “dummy” has always been white; look at his arms and hands.  The dummy has been in the same location for decades. I am suggesting to you, Ms. Counts, that you explore the area where you plan to move to. Our town is not going to change; that’s part of our history in this […]

Reggae in Placerville? Yah, Mon!

The Dry Diggings Festival brings 23 bands and a whole lot of Rastaman vibrations to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville, this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26. Dry Diggings is an offspring of the hugely successful California Roots and Art Festival, aka “Cali Roots,” which attracts 30,000 or so […]

Gigantic gourds coming to Placerville

The monster pumpkins are coming! The monster pumpkins are coming! Set to roll into El Dorado County this weekend, here’s a chance to see pumpkins weighing a thousand pounds or more at the third annual Giant Pumpkin Festival of El Dorado County. A treat for kids and adults alike, the festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 […]

Placerville Soroptimists to offer cash grants to women

Women who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream: Education and Training Awards for Women (formerly the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards). Applications are available at River City Bank or by contacting Tanya Moran […]

Plenty of fun for everyone at Placerville’s Oktoberfest

Dust off the clogs and put on the dirndl skirts, ladies, while your favorite gentleman gets his lederhosen twisted in a knot waiting for you to get ready. Because you’ll want to take your time and look your Oktoberfest best, even though it’s still September. Actually, that’s when Oktoberfest is supposed to start — the […]

Food pantry to distribute food in Placerville

The Food Bank of El Dorado County will be in Placerville with its mobile food pantry along with a free farmers market on Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 10-11 a.m. at the Veteran’s Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most. If you are struggling to make ends […]

Placerville Police testing body cameras

Invasion of privacy or another tool that protects both officers and the public? The Placerville Police Department has joined the debate over body cameras, implementing a test run in March. Nearly six month later, officials report they are “pleased with body-worn cameras” and will expand the program. The Placerville City Council was recently given an […]

Placerville’s front yard

EDITOR: I wanted to thank the Mountain Democrat for doing a good job of covering the activities regarding the StemExpress Biotech lab located here in Placerville. Film and audio footage of candid conversations of StemExpress representatives discussing the purchase and methods of procuring baby body parts continue to surface. The very last one was of […]

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SMUD axes Iowa Hill

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Former drug agent admits to trafficking

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Placerville crime stats: Property crimes are up

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Home burns; firefighters injured

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DUI Log

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Heard over the back fence: Have faith

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ORHS principal still out

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Accreditation reaffirmed for all four Los Rios colleges

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Report: Man sets girl on fire

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2015 stats: Violent crime up

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Never give up on a dream

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Mik running for Assembly

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Hit in the head

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EID disaster

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Sports scene: Feb. 12, 2016

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Roundup: Feb. 9-10, 2016

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“Fresh Tracks” 5k Snowshoe Walk and Race

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GS boys downed 60-47

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Lady Griz fall to Rio Vista

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Lady Bruins oust Oakmont, eye Roseville

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Costa breaks through for first win

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Numbers add up for Bruins’ team title

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Six lady wrestlers advance

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Troy tests Woodcreek

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Cougars win rematch, eye title

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Schedule: Feb. 8-13, 2016

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Roundup: Feb 4, 2016

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Bruins clinch CVC

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UM, ED Sierra Valley Conference champs

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‘Lend Me a Tenor’ hits a high note

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Things to do: Feb. 12, 2016

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The future looks sweet

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Hear Lolligaggers and Beyond a Dream at fundraiser

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Second Saturday concert features local favorites

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Feist Wines moving south down Highway 49

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Folsom Lake Symphony plays the language of love

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Career fair showcases opportunities

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‘Ancestral Voices’ inspire dancers in spring concert

By California State Unversity, Sacramento

Scarlata, Kalish top New Millennium Concert schedule

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Grow For It! Got chickens?

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Cutting edge outdoor education where the Gold Rush started

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Discover Gold Rush emigrant trails into county

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Master Food Preservers: Yes you can, can

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DUI Log

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Divorces: December 2015

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Placerville Police crime log

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On the agenda: EID

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DUI Log

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Building permits issued Jan. 25-29

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Lake levels

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Dr. Darrel Lee Dawes

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Linda Marie (Gray) Suddarth

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Etta “Louise” Beals

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Dennis “Spike” Wright

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Lloyd Frank Romberger

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Cristin Claire Hesse-Gill

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Joseph Richard Erickson

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Philip John Garthe Jr.

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Bell Weaver

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Charlotte Emily Dryden

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Donna Louise Ranger

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Home Source Feb 12

Ten reasons your house isn’t selling

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