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Upcoming forum tackles mental health

Women’s Fund El Dorado announces its annual educational Community Needs Forum. This year’s topic is Providing Solutions to Mental Health Challenges. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Retired County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Vicki Barber will  moderate while […]

No Comment / January 19, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

EID asks for voluntary water conservation, stops short of declaring drought

PLACERVILLE — During its Jan. 13 meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District board received an update from staff regarding the district’s water supply in relation to the ongoing dry conditions. The district’s service area has experienced two consecutive dry years, with calendar year 2013 being the driest on record. “Because EID has an integrated water […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Community Foundation announces new leaders

The El Dorado Community Foundation recently announced the 2014 officers of its Board of Directors as follows: Board President Paul Zappettini; Vice President Lois Patrick; Secretary Karen Carter; and Treasurer Chris Reeg. John Black is the immediate past president. Zappettini has served on the board since 2011 and was the vice president in 2013. Zappettini earned […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

County’s housing plan wins state approval

El Dorado County’s housing plan has been certified by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.  The 2013-2021 Housing Element Update is the county’s plan for addressing the housing needs of residents of all income levels in the unincorporated areas of the county. State Housing and Community Development Assistant Deputy Director Glen Campora confirmed […]

No Comment / January 14, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Music Circus 2014 features audience favorites

California Musical Theatre announced a varied lineup of musicals for the 2014 season of Sacramento Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, the 64th season for what has become a Northern California summer tradition. The five-show season will include the Music Circus premiere of the beloved Disney classic “Mary Poppins,” as well as other Tony […]

No Comment / January 12, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Governor taps Folsom residents for tech appointments

Davood Ghods, 53, of Folsom, has been appointed chief of the Office of Technology Services at the California Department of Technology. Ghods has been deputy director for enterprise information services at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation since 2012. He was information technology services director at Auriga Corporation from 2011 to 2012, senior manager […]

No Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Esther’ crowned at Lakehills Church

See these "Esther" cast members and more at the Lakehills production opening Jan. 31: Back row, from left to right: Crowned King Xerxes (Jonathan Conrad) and Mordecai Dylan Giles' third row, left to right: Queen Esther (Rachel Travis), Delaney Kelleher and Laura Parkyn; second row, left to right: Allie Allen, Hannah Verner and Holly Stone; front row, left to right: Kaylee Pippen, Audrey Allen and Alyssa Montalvo. Photo by Curtis McKenzie

Lakehills Church Youth Performing Arts Group presents “Esther,” a youth Broadway-style musical suitable for the entire family. “Esther,” music and lyrics by Marin Landry with book and lyrics by Janice Landry, is story of an orphaned Jewish girl who becomes Queen of Persia. She discovers that her people are to be annihilated by royal decree and […]

No Comment / January 08, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »