Air Force Airman Taylor M. Koeppel graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward [...]
El Dorado County Ag in the Classroom has been awarded a Specialty Crop Block Grant by the California Department of Food and Agriculture to enhance Ag in the Classroom’s agricultural-based education programs in the El Dorado County region. Through a highly competitive process, Ag in the Classroom was selected to receive $154,924 over a two-year [...]
The American River Conservancy has announces its spring events and hikes. All programs require pre-registration unless noted and no dogs allowed on ARC hikes. To register or for more information call (530) 621-1224 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Salmon Falls Ranch preview trail hike March 17, April 10, April 20 & May 5 (times vary) Join ARC [...]
As the deputy director of the El Dorado County Office of Emergency Services, Sheriff John D’Agostini has announced the schedule of the 2013 Community Emergency Response Team Academy. The CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, [...]
With high school proms just around the corner and everyone looking for a bargain, the Folsom Snowline Hospice Thrift Store, at 616 East Bidwell St., is hosting its annual event “A Prom Dress to Remember” from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23. Between the beautiful prom dress donations that are still coming in from the community and the elegant gowns that have been saved all year at Snowline’s six thrift stores, there will be a selection grand enough to make every girl’s prom dream come true. Each prom dress at this event will be offered at a bargain price of only $20 with a Student ID card and $25 without. Shoes, handbags, jewelry and accessories will also be available to complete an evening ensemble. This highly popular once-a-year event is not to be missed, even if a prom isn’t in your future. From graduation to an evening on the town, elegant dresses in many styles, colors and sizes will be waiting to be found. Come early and get the best deal in town.
EDITOR: It was around this time of year that we first lost our first local youth to suicide in 2012. Sadly, it was by no means the last. And nationwide, suicide accounts for 13 percent of all deaths of youths between the ages of 10 and 24. In the wake of such tragedies, people naturally [...]
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, comes to Sacramento as part of the Broadway Sacramento series. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage March 6-17 at the Community Center Theater, 13th & L street in downtown Sacramento. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast features” [...]