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Four paws up for the Hangtown Kennel Club

“Action is the foundational key to all success.” — Pablo Picasso This definitely translates to the Hangtown Kennel Club, which is constantly active in the community and within the club to be better and do better. The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville’s mission statement reads, “We are committed to promoting responsible dog ownership in our community by providing […]

Hangtown Body Shop takes the stress out of car repair

Hangtown Body Shop is named after one of the earlier names of Placerville, where it is located. But it is also a doing business as A1 Collision and Bumper Centers. As satellite bumper center repair shops are opened in different locations throughout the region, they are known as A1 Bumper Centers. Dan Dewater is the […]

Hangtown Christmas Parade shares two miles of smiles

The 37th Hangtown Christmas Parade had something for everyone. Music, horses, marching units, performing groups, vehicles of all shapes and sizes, fire engines, floats, law enforcement, military and Santa made their way down Broadway and Main Street in Placerville to an appreciative crowd Sunday afternoon.

A few sprinkles of rain might dampened the day’s early hours but didn’t put a damper on the McIntire Family tradition presented by the Mountain Democrat. More than hundred entries strutted their stuff under a winter sky, which provided a cozy blanket for spectators and parade participants.

Hangtown’s Chaz Smith helps U.S. repeat

Chaz Smith, of the Hangtown Saber Club in Diamond Springs, powered the U.S. Women’s Saber Team to a successful defense of its title at the Veterans World Fencing Championships in Limoges, France. “It came down to the U.S. versus Germany — a repeat of last year’s championship. And I was once again the one who […]

Ready, set … go! to the Hangtown Christmas Parade

What: 2015 Hangtown Christmas Parade — A McIntire Family Tradition Who: Mountain Democrat, city of Placerville Where: Broadway and Main Street, Placerville When: Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. Information: (530) 344-5088 Saturday morning cartoons just aren’t enough, so this year the Hangtown Christmas Parade will present Cartoons and Christmas as its theme, bringing the funnies to life for an […]

Winter Funtastic: Get in step with the season at Hangtown Christmas Parade

It wouldn’t be December without the Hangtown Christmas Parade, which this year marks the 37th time the festive, fun and entertaining event has wound its way from Broadway at the east end of Placerville to the intersection of Main and Pacific streets to the west. This year the parade will brighten up the town with […]

Hangtown Christmas Parade — a must-see, crowd-pleasing favorite

It wouldn’t be December without the Hangtown Christmas Parade, which this year marks the 37th time the festive, fun and entertaining event has wound its way from Broadway at the east end of Placerville to the intersection of Main and Pacific streets to the west. This year the parade will brighten up the town with […]

Hangtown Christmas Parade Grand Marshal is really tweet

What: 2015 Hangtown Christmas Parade — A McIntire Family Tradition Who: Mountain Democrat, city of Placerville Where: Broadway and Main Street, Placerville When: Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. Information: (530) 344-5088 Showing up for a recent photo shoot to publicize the upcoming Hangtown Christmas Parade, the dozen or so cute little kids in their […]

Don’t miss the stage — catch the Hangtown Christmas Parade

“The stagecoach is coming to town! The stage is coming!” From across the centuries, that shout will resound once again in Placerville as the famed Wells Fargo stagecoach is a featured part of this year’s Hangtown Christmas Parade that sets a holiday mood for the entire town Sunday, Dec. 6, beginning at 1 p.m. That […]

Best Travel Agency: Hangtown Travel

Hangtown Travel has been in business since 1971, specializing in individual, customized services with an emphasis on high-end travel. Its staff have travel experience from all over the world and can help plan the most complicated of trips, off er advice and help you avoid common travel problems. That leaves you with the job of just enjoying yourself. They can […]

Best Body Shop: Hangtown Body Shop

Oh, no! That screeching, tearing, crunching noise you heard when you backed up can’t be good … do you dare look? If you can’t take the pain, don’t take a peek — just head for Hangtown Body Shop in Placerville and put your baby into their capable arms. Owner Dan Dewater and his capable crew promise to coax your vehicle back to prime […]

Heard over the back fence: Hangtown Christmas Parade

OUTSTANDING STUDENTS: 
Officials at Azusa Pacific University at Azusa have informed us the following students made the Academic Dean’s List after establishing a grade point average of 3.5 or better for the spring semester: Karin Anderson of Shingle Springs, Ellen Appleby of Garden Valley, Thomas Relish of Placerville, Sarah Erickson of Placerville, Rachel Helm of […]

Rising stars punch up Hangtown lineup

Supergroup Railroad Earth cohosts the annual Hangtown Halloween Ball and anchors the top of the 2015 lineup with two sets on Saturday night and one each on Thursday and Sunday. But they’re not the only big name to take the mainstage after the sun goes down. Trombone Shorty played St. James Infirmary to the Obamas […]

Hangtown Halloween Ball essentials

What: Hangtown Halloween Ball When: Thursday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 25 Where: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville Tickets and more information: hangtownhalloween.com Music schedule Thursday: 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday Friday: 10:30 a.m.-4 a.m. Saturday Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-4 a.m. Sunday Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-midnight Adult tickets Base ticket prices do not include camping, […]

Hangtown Halloween Ball bigger, more diverse than ever

The Hangtown Halloween Ball puts on its annual cultural diversity clinic next week, Oct. 22 through 25, at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive. Equal parts pageantry and performance, “Hangtown” has grown in popularity over its five-year run and achieved destination status on the festival circuit. It’s also a hell of a costume […]

Hangtown Halloween Ball features more than 40 artists

Railroad Earth’s fifth annual Hangtown Halloween Ball at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville is Oct. 22 through Oct. 25. The festival features a lineup of more than 40 artists including Railroad Earth (three shows), Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Beats Antique, Yonder Mountain String Band, Lettuce, North Mississippi Allstars, the Travelin’ McCourys, Rubblebucket, […]

Monterey’s Cali Roots arrives in Hangtown

Now in its seventh year, Monterey’s “Cali Roots” has quickly become the largest reggae music festival on the West Coast, providing a $4.1 million income boost to local workers and a $1.2 million bump in state and local taxes, according to a 2014 report by Beacon Economics. The respected Los Angeles research firm concluded that […]

Heard overthe back fence: Hangtown Car Show

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 The El Dorado Community Hall Horseshoe Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15 at the El Dorado Community Hall in the township […]

Good turnout for Hangtown Junior Clinic

The recent 29th annual Hangtown Junior Tennis Clinic held at the El Dorado High courts drew 52 players for both the beginners/low intermediate group in the morning and the late morning higher intermediate class. Local certified tennis pro Martha Downing oversaw the drills, assisted by Ponderosa tennis coach Don Eddy, Cheryl Cady from Carmichael and Paul […]

Hangtown Cranker Classic: Take a ride, wheelers’ style

“Get up! Get out! Get better!” It’s the motto and game plan for Placerville Mobility Support Group, an organization founded in 2007 by Lynn Murray to improve the physical, mental and emotional well-being of people with ambulatory impairment. Murray, 69, was a coach for 32 years, a teacher and mountain climber. He also worked in construction. In […]

47th Hangtown Classic: Tomac dominates 450 Class; Martin defends 250 title

450 Class (Moto Finish) Eli Tomac, Cortez, Colo., Honda (1-1) Ryan Dungey, Belle Plaine, Minn., KTM (2-2) Jason Anderson, Edgewood, N.M., Husqvarna (3-7) Weston Peick, Wildomar, Calif., Yamaha (8-3) Blake Baggett, Grand Terrace, Calif., Suzuki (4-6) Broc Tickle, Holly, Mich., Suzuki (6-8) Brett Metcalfe, Australia, Kawasaki (7-9) Christophe Pourcel, France, Husqvarna (5-12) Fredrik Noren, Sweden, […]

Hangtown Schedule

47th Hangtown Motocross Classic Prairie City State Recreation Park May 14-16 Ticket Information Thursday/Friday Children 5 years & under: Free Children 6-11 years: $10 12 years and older: $20. Saturday Children 5 years & under: Free Children 6-11 years: $20 12 years and older: $40. Schedule Thursday and Friday 7:00 a.m. — *Hangtown Amateur Days […]

Hangtown Classic returns this week

No race is like it in California. The 47th Annual GoPro Hangtown Motocross Classic, the Crown Jewell of the Series, is back at Prairie City State Recreation Park Thursday, May 14 to Saturday, May 16, 2015, with the pros racing on Saturday. It‘s not just any motocross race, but the oldest and one of the […]

Hangtown Kennel Club wins AKC award

The American Kennel Club’s Public Education and Government Relations Divisions grants a special award for community achievement four times per year to honor exemplary public education and government relations efforts. Honorees receive a certificate of recognition and their club receives $1,000 to further public education and strengthen government relations efforts within their community. Nominations are […]

Parade still rockin’ Christmas in Hangtown

You may not have heard the jingle of sleigh bells over the sound of falling leaves, but Christmas is coming and so is the 36th Hangtown Christmas Parade, a McIntire Family Tradition presented by the Mountain Democrat. The theme for this year’s parade, “Rockin’ Christmas,” is designed to introduce more music into the parade said […]

Hangtown Creek to be cleaned up

For the next month, people will be working in Hangtown Creek, cleaning out the understory, restoring the tree canopy and clearing out debris. Director of Community Services Steve Youel notified Placerville City Council of the project at the Nov. 11 meeting. “We’re working with the Department of Fish and Game, Cal Fire and Caltrans to […]

Friends of Historic Hangtown do not represent me

EDITOR: For months and years Sue Taylor and the other Friends of Historic Hangtown claim they represent Placerville. Not only do they not represent me, they don’t represent the entire town of Placerville — we each speak for ourselves. Make no mistake, there’s nothing “friendly” about these people. They are flat earth thinkers who have […]

Best Body Shop: Hangtown Body Shop

Making your car look good as new again is job one at Hangtown Body Shop. Located at 485 Pierroz Road in Placerville, the business offers full collision repairs, bumper repairs, paint-less dent repairs, scratch removal, paint chip repair and 24-hour towing. Guaranteeing all insurance repairs for life, the company eases the hassle of getting a car repaired after a collision. But they […]

October 04, 2014 | Posted in Readers Choice 2014 | Leave a reply

Best Travel Agency: Hangtown Travel

Whether you want to explore the reef in Australia or the beaches of Zanzibar, Hangtown Travel can turn your vacation idea into a dream getaway. Established in 1971, Hangtown Travel specializes in individual, customized travel services. Whether you’re planning a honeymoon, family vacation or important business trip, the friendly and knowledgeable staff are dedicated to […]

October 09, 2014 | Posted in Readers Choice 2014 | Leave a reply

Best Local Attraction: Hangtown’s Gold Bug Park & Mine

Hangtown’s Gold Bug Park & Mine stands out as one of the most unique and exciting attractions Placerville has to offer. Located at 2635 Gold Bug Lane, this park has it all: tours of a real gold mine, a mining museum, an enormous stamp mill that was used to process the gold, a working blacksmith shop, gold panning and a gift shop. On the audio-wand […]

October 09, 2014 | Posted in Readers Choice 2014 | Leave a reply
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Learn how to utilize social media

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Register today for GTUSD 2016-17 school year

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Discover Gold Rush emigrant trails into county

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Roxanne DeLillo to speak at Divide club luncheon

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After 5 Club meets

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Grow For It! Got chickens?

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Master Food Preservers: Yes you can, can

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Sacramento State offers vibrant Black History Month events

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‘Ancestral Voices’ inspire dancers in spring concert

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Building permits issued Feb. 1-5

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