PLACERVILLE (CBS13) – There’s controversy in Placerville after Rite Aid tried to get its logo removed from a sign with a noose on it.
The name of the shopping center is Hangtown Village. It got its name from the town’s historical nickname, “Hangtown”.READ MORE: Stagg High Stabbing Suspect Anthony Gray Ordered To Undergo Mental Evaluation
But rite aid says regardless of its historical significance, they don’t want to be associated with the noose.READ MORE: Boosted Californians Getting COVID At Twice The Rate Of Those Vaccinated But Not Boosted
According to the Mountain Democrat, Rite Aid had the sign boarded up after the shopping center owners refused to take it down because of a contractual obligation.MORE NEWS: Applications Now Open For $10K Grants For Sacramento Artists
Those boards have since been removed