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Adelyn Franks, 4, shows off her devilish side as she waits to register for the 6 and younger costume contest. Photo by Gabriela Bhaskar

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Oak Ridge tennis advances in team playoffs


FOLSOM — Much like the wind that swept through Folsom’s Broadstone Racquet Club Tuesday, Oak Ridge High’s girls tennis team breezed past Napa 7-2 to open the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I team playoffs. The Lady Trojans won four-of-six singles and all three doubles matches from the Monticello Empire League’s second seed. Oak Ridge, the Delta […]

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Cal Fire drawing down for winter

On Monday, Nov. 7, the Amador-El Dorado Unit  of Cal Fire will transition into its “winter preparedness” level of staffing. This will mean most seasonal fire fighting personnel will be laid off and some fire stations will be closed (In El Dorado County: Pilot Hill, Garden Valley, Mt. Danaher, and El Dorado Stations will be […]

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Food bank needs volunteers

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is looking for a few good men and women to assist EL Dorado County’s largest collaborative charity. Do you think you have what it takes to be an amazing volunteer for a great organization?  If so the food bank can use your skills. “Professional” volunteers are needed to […]

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Emergency alert test scheduled Nov. 9

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and may last up to three-and-a-half minutes. The EAS is a national alert and […]

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Financial focus: Improve your financial picture during “open enrollment”

John Zezini

Late fall marks the beginning of the holiday season, which probably means that you’ll have a lot going on over the next couple of months. However, busy as you are, you’ll want to take the time to review your employee benefits package, since November also is a popular month for employers to offer open enrollment. […]

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RX take-back program a success

The community stepped up at the recent National Prescription Drug Take Day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department partnered with El Dorado Hills Vision Coalition and Drug Free Divide to offer three locations where residents could bring old and unwanted prescriptions for destruction. The disposal sites were open four […]

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