By From page A2 | July 24, 2013

The article “Skateboarding and Staying Gold” said the Placerville Skate Park was originally built by El Dorado County. However, the building of the park was actually spearheaded by Placerville Rotary members and in particular local businessman Joe Stancil Sr., for whom the park is named. Stancil is credited with raising half a million dollars from the community, the city of Placerville, El Dorado County, individuals and businesses to construct the park.

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