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El Dorado County Water Agency implementing Drought Action Plan

With the driest calendar year on record in 2013, and a record‐setting dry and warm January 2014, the El Dorado County Water Agency is working to ensure the county has continued access to safe, reliable water supplies now and for the future. The agency, established in 1959 as a long‐term planning organization that leads, assists […]

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Community Foundation hands out grants

Through the generosity of donors, the El Dorado Community Foundation was able to give grants to several worthwhile organizations. Receiving funds were: Boys & Girls Club Western Slope Sponsor a Child, Infant Parent Center Mariposa Infant Program, EDC Community Health Center Patient Assistance Program, Center for Violence-Free Relationships Intern Program for Client Services, Partners In Care Healthcare Bridge Program, SLT Family […]

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How will your investments affect your child’s financial aid prospects?

John Zezini

Even though it’s only February, college financial aid officers are already gathering documents, crunching numbers and otherwise working to determine grants for the school year that starts this coming fall. If you have children you plan on sending to college, how will your own savings and investments affect their chances of getting financial aid? The […]

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Misleading ad

EDITOR: Just as Bob Dylan sang some years ago, “You don’t need a weatherman to tell you which way the wind blows!” so today you don’t need full-page ads paid for by chambers of commerce, real estate developers or San Francisco speculators to persuade you that the gridlock traffic you experience on Highway 50 isn’t […]

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Kennel club offers puppy classes

Beginning Thursday, April 10, the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering their first six-week training session for 2014 in both obedience and conformation at the El Dorado Fairgrounds in Placerville. For those preparing a dog for the breed ring, the conformation class focuses on the finer points of handling your dog in AKC shows. […]

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Have fun in the mud

Maybe “prim” isn’t your style. If you’re a more active type who likes mixing it up and getting a little dirty, then Mud Aide, El Dorado County’s first ever mud run, could be a great opportunity to have some fun, get in a training run and help out the Infant and Parent Center. This family […]

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Hospice thrift store ready for prom

With high school proms just around the corner and everyone looking for a bargain, the Snowline Hospice Folsom Thrift Store, 616 East Bidwell St., will host its annual A Prom Dress to Remember event from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Between the beautiful prom dress donations that are still coming in […]

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