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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 »

Travel model workshop scheduled

PLACERVILLE — The El Dorado County Department of Transportation invites the public to attend a workshop on the Travel Demand Model Update. “If you have ever wondered how the county plans improvements to our transportation infrastructure, this workshop would be a good place to start,” said Claudia Wade, senior civil engineer. The Travel Demand Model […]

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

Spend the night at Humpty Dumpty’s house

Families are invited to spend the night at Humpty Dumpty’s house this summer. Fairytale Town will host three Family Campouts at the park this year: Saturday, June 30; Friday, July 20; and Friday, Aug. 10. This exciting overnight adventure includes a theater performance by Puppet Art Theater Company, arts and crafts activities, a scavenger hunt, […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Folsom toddler drowns

At 5:51 p.m. on Monday, June 11, the Folsom Fire Department responded to the report of an accidental drowning in the pool of a single family residence on Porter Road in Folsom. When fire personnel arrived on scene, they found a father administering CPR to his unresponsive toddler daughter. Medics from the El Dorado Hills Fire Department rushed […]

Comments Off / June 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »