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EDH man named to Sun Life team

WELLESLEY, MASS. — The U.S. business group of Sun Life Financial Inc. recently announced it significantly expanded its voluntary benefits sales team with the appointment of 17 dedicated Voluntary Benefits Practice Leaders affiliated with 34 key employee benefits group offices throughout the United States. El Dorado Hills resident Chris Wrba joins Sun Life from Employee Benefit Specialists and […]

Comments Off / June 27, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rescue COOL School opens enrollment

The Rescue Union School District is accepting applications for the Rescue COOL School, which stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning.  The COOL School is a highly successful, virtual independent study program where students complete most of their work online at home and also have the option to attend class a few hours each week […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Court cutting hours

PLACERVILLE — During one of the most daunting financial crises in California’s history, the state’s courts remain steadfast in their commitment that essential services continue to be provided to customers. Unfortunately, the budget reductions to the State Trial Courts will require that El Dorado Superior Court reduce its operating costs significantly. Since 2007-08, State General […]

Comments Off / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Here’s to brew

How many towns dress up their historic downtown monument to look like a beer stein? Not too many. But the Placerville Downtown Association pulls out all the stops to promote the Bell Tower Brewfest, now in its 12th year, and the belltower gets “all dressed up” for the occasion! This year’s Bell Tower Brewfest is from […]

Comments Off / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sheriff revitalizes Reserve Deputy Program

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has restructured, reorganized and rejuvenated the Reserve Deputy Program. After being in existence for more than 20 years, the Reserve Deputy Sheriff program was dwindling. At Sheriff John D’Agostini’s direction the program has more than doubled in size and continues to grow. Reserve deputies are non-paid employees of the […]

Comments Off / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Burn permit suspension July 2

CAMINO — All burn permits within the State Responsibility Area in Amador County and on the western slope of El Dorado County will be suspended at 8 a.m. Monday, July 2. Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire, has signed a proclamation suspending burn permits. “Time is running out for […]

1 Comment / June 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t leave pets inside vehicles during warm weather

El Dorado County Animal Services advises pet owners to not leave dogs, cats or other pets unattended in vehicles during warm weather. If the outside temperature is 80 degrees or higher, temperatures inside vehicles can climb to 120 degrees or more within 10 to 20 minutes, even with the windows opened 2 or 3 inches; […]

Comments Off / June 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »