May 24, 2024

About Us

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Our Approach

We are a network of community-specific news and information Local Content Portals dedicated to providing comprehensive and trusted local coverage for El Dorado County communities.  The Placerville Newswire is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis, and commentary

We want to make your life better by giving you quick access to the information that’s most relevant to you. In El Dorado County makes it easy to:

  • Keep up with news and events
  • Look at photos and videos from around town
  • Learn about local businesses
  • Submit your own announcements, photos, and reviews



Cris Alarcon

Digital Native since 1982.

Industry Disruptor

Sherilyn Lum-Alarcon

B.A. Cal State Sac, Communications and Public Relations.
Born – D.C.
Grew-up – L.A.

Frederick Gundran

Retired Sac S.O.

Trustee: Berman Estate [BofA] – San Francisco

Licensed Private Investigator – CCW

Giving Back

You can’t truly serve a community unless you provide the help it needs most, which is why giving back is so important to us. We do it as part of our coverage – in a dedicated space that lets local charities and volunteers find each other – and with a program called “Give 5,” through which we donate free advertising space to charitable organizations and contribute our own time as volunteers.

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