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: Cancer Survivor Spreads Word About Treatment That Stopped Disease
But rite aid says regardless of its historical significance, they don’t want to be associated with the noose.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into Pole In Vacaville
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: Interstate 80 In Fairfield Reopened Sunday
Those boards have since been removed