Placerville courthouse project — boon or boondoggle?

By Joann Eisenbrandt

PLACERVILLE – “Placerville, a Unique Historical Past Forging into a Golden Future.”

Placerville’s letterhead describes the historic Gold Rush city that way. But retaining a reverence for the city’s legendary past while accommodating the demands of an expressway future has proven to be an uncomfortable process, no more so than in the decades-long effort to upgrade Placerville’s courthouse facilities. A recently-filed lawsuit by the Placerville Historic Preservation League has complicated the process once again…

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