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Homeowners urged to maintain defensible space

SACRAMENTO — Cal Fire inspectors have begun conducting Defensible Space inspections throughout the 31 million acres of State Responsibility Area in California. “Creating and maintaining defensible space is critical for the protection of homes,” said Chief Ken Pimlott, Cal Firedirector. “It has never been more critical to strengthen our fire prevention efforts in light of […]

No Comment / April 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

El Dorado County agencies team up to combat fraud

Committing welfare fraud and avoiding prosecution in El Dorado County is difficult thanks to the diligence of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency and District Attorney’s Office, who are working together to identify, investigate and prosecute cases. Last year alone, their administrative oversight and teamwork resulted in the referral of 200-plus cases […]

No Comment / April 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Run For Courage race registration now open

EL DORADO HILLS — Registration is now open for the fifth annual Run For Courage Race to End Human Trafficking. The race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Folsom. Registrants can participate in 5K and 10K races. Other race options include a 9.8 mile race and a kids’ fun run. Festivities kick-off at 7:15 a.m. with special […]

No Comment / April 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Comment on the targeted General Plan amendment

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency, as the lead agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update (TGPA-ZOU).  The DEIR is being prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act and the CEQA guidelines. This DEIR is available for public and agency review […]

No Comment / April 21, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Drug Take Back on April 26

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sheriff John D’Agostini, along with the South Lake Tahoe Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will give residents of El Dorado County another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring […]

No Comment / April 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grand Jury applications are now available

Beginning now, the citizens of El Dorado County once again have the opportunity to become a part of the 2014-15 Civil Grand Jury of El Dorado County. The Grand Jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government close to and responsible to all of our county’s citizens. Applicants must be […]

No Comment / April 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Bowl For Kids on May 3

Whether you bowl strikes or gutter balls, Big Brothers Big Sisters wants you on its team for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake — a community challenge to support at-risk youth and families in El Dorado County. This family-friendly event takes place from non to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Folsom Bowl, 511 […]

No Comment / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »