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Placerville, California is located in El Dorado County. Zip codes in Placerville, CA include 95667. The median home price in Placerville is $325,000 which is roughly $178/per square foot. More Placerville information.

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9 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

Cross county Bicyclist recalls El Dorado county

"What was clear was that I was not in NV any more. Tall trees and raw granite were the major sights now Easy to see how this mountains area attracted the attention of the likes of John Muir and Ansel Adams."

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10 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

Partners In Care 'Vintage Craft Fair' Calls for Vendors

The Faire will be held in the Partners In Care Thrift parking lot at 2883 Cold Springs Rd, in Placerville.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Village Life

Donner Party novel featured at Wine for Words

The compelling, tragic story of the Donner Party - told through the eyes of one of its young survivors - is the centerpiece of the ninth annual Wine for Words fundraiser for the Placerville Main Library on Aug. 17. The event sponsored by the Placerville Friends of the Library and will be held at the library 4 to 8 p.m. The evening will include wine ... (more)

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In El Dorado County

Police ask for help as Illegal Transient Camp Sparks Fire on Bike Trail

The fire was located just south of the bike path, west of Schnell School Rd and grew rapidly in the dry, dense vegetation.

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In El Dorado County

EDC News Roundup for July 30, 2014

Sand Sweep-up in Progress -- C.G. Di Arie Winery Fire Update -- Red Hawk Casino Feeds the Fire victims -- Local Church Hosts "Sand Fire Extinguished!" event & debriefing -- Many homes lost because of lack of Defensible Space -- Property damaged in Sand fire eligible for property tax relief -- Lava Cap winery couple expands with smoke-filled Amador ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

News10.net

Sand Fire 85 percent contained; crews prep for the next big fire

Fire crews have been fighting around the clock to get a handle on the Sand Fire, and as a result, many fire crews are no longer needed.

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In El Dorado County

Red Hawk Casino Feeds the Fire victims and relief workers

Good eats at the Cameron Park Emergency evacuation center at Ponderosa High School when the nearby Red Hawk Casino set the table.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In El Dorado County

EDC News Roundup for July, 28, 2014

Sand Fire Update: Fire heads East over DiArie winery to D'Agostini Reservoir - 50% contained -- Sat - Air operations to restart this morning in Dangerous 'Sand' fire - 20% contained -- Flying in Harm's Way - A Tale Of Two Sand Fire Drones -- Outingdale gets watering restrictions exempted for Fire Protection -- Emergency Animal Shelter for all ... (more)

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In El Dorado County

Opinion - At the crossroads, the unique cross-roads of Placerville

When for the first time you happen upon the intersection of Main Street and Cedar Ravine Road, you are soon struck by the feeling that you have entered a place of special significance, a place like no other, a location of historical worth, an area rich in community a and thriving.

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In El Dorado County

Emergency Animal Shelter for all animals EXCEPT horses

PAWED's president is working directly with EDC Animal Services staff on logistics and provision of current information.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Summer time, water time

If you have a canoe, kayak, or stand up paddle board, now is a wonderful time to launch into one of the great lakes in the high country.

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SFGate

Sierra foothills fire burns 10 homes; Yosemite fire grows

The Sand Fire was 35 percent contained after threatening more than 500 structures and forcing dozens of evacuations west of Highway 16 and south of Placerville, according to California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection officials.

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In El Dorado County

Fire Update: Fire heads East over DiArie winery to D'Agostini Lake

Saturday proved a hard fought day for firefighters battling the Sands fire that has consumed over 3,800 acres, 10 homes, 7 outbuildings, and forced the evacuation of hundreds of area residents and the closing of many businesses.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

1,200 people evacuated as Sand fire grows past 4,000 acres

Gold Country residents got a firsthand look Saturday at the extreme fire danger California faces as the Sand fire blazed through forests and homes in El Dorado and Amador counties and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes with only minutes of warning.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In El Dorado County

EDC News Roundup for July, 25, 2014

Pollock Pines Miner accused of stealing nugget -- About 30 good samaritans help find dead Man in Tahoe's Angora Lake -- Opinion - "Small Farms" are fake commercial farms used to get discounted water -- 35 people displaced, rooms destroyed in Tahoe hotel fire -- Family keeps up search for UC Berkeley student -- Another Lake Tahoe Sheriff rescue boat ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

County considering financing options for new sheriff's facility

El Dorado County Sheriff John D'Agostini is pushing for a new public safety facility and will make his case on how to pay for it to the Board of Supervisors at their Tuesday, July 29 meeting.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

El Dorado Savings Bank saw robust profits in first half of year

Placerville-based El Dorado Savings Bank, which operates 32 branches in California and three in northern Nevada, reported a profit of nearly $2.8 million in the second quarter of this year, a nearly 30 percent spike over last year’s second-quarter net income of $2.17 million.

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JamBase

Tour Dates | Jeff Austin Band Fall Tour

Mandolin wiz Jeff Austin has just announced a fall tour for his Jeff Austin Band project, which features Danny Barnes , Eric Thorin , and Ross Martin .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

In El Dorado County

EDC News Roundup - July 23 2014

"Agrihoods" restoring healthy rural atmosphere to new developments -- Call for support of an Off-leash dog park in El Dorado Hills -- Appeal goes well for Cairns: All but one charge reversed -- Placerville Tractor Supply Store tops in support of 4-H -- Power outage blacks out all of Lake Tahoe's South Shore -- Nutting Appeals Surprise Vacancy ... (more)

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In El Dorado County

Placerville Tractor Supply Store tops in support of 4-H

Store employees at the Placerville TSC store had over 20 percent of all transactions include a 4-H Paper Clover purchase and were presented with a certificate and rosette ribbon from 4-H on Saturday, July 12 to recognize this achievement.

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