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: Folsom Ice Skating Rink Reopens After Weeks Of Delays
But rite aid says regardless of its historical significance, they don’t want to be associated with the noose.READ MORE: 'AMEND Changed My Life': Program For African American Students Offers Path To Success
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: Rancho Cordova Jumpstarts Job Seeking Programs To Find People High-Paying Jobs
Those boards have since been removed