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Cameron Park, EDH Soroptimists offer grants

Applications are now available for local non-profit and charitable organizations to apply to Soroptimist International of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills for a 2012 financial grant. This annual program, SICP/EDH’s major community service project, offers direct support for specific projects. Applications are available from Pam Greever at PO Box 1193, Shingle Springs 95682, or e-mail […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Community Action Council member sought

The El Dorado County Community Action Council currently has one vacancy. The vacancy is to fill one Low-Income Sector membership. The Community Action Council is seeking an individual or agency to represent the interests and concerns of low-income individuals/families residing in El Dorado County. The purpose of the El Dorado County Community Action Council is […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Killer Joe’ hits the funny bone

The "Killer Joe" cast will keep you laughing. Rear, left to right: Wade Lucas and Shannon Mahoney; front, left to right: Kat Wolinski, Justin Muñoz and Rick Eldredge. Photo by Benjamin T. Ismail

Big Idea Theatre goes full throttle with its 2012 season on Friday, April 13, with the opening of “Killer Joe “by Tracy Letts. This hard-hitting show is the first play written by the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “August: Osage County” and the well-loved “Superior Donuts.” The Smith family gets more than it bargained for […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Marshall’s cancer program retains accreditation

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted three-year accreditation with commendation to the cancer program at Marshall Medical Center. This marks the third re-accreditation of the program by the commission. A facility receives a three-year accreditation with commendation following the on-site evaluation by a physician surveyor during which the facility demonstrates a […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Vision Coalition addresses pedestrian safety

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition received a $5,000 grant from California Department of Public Health and California Office of Traffic Safety to address the problem of pedestrian safety in El Dorado Hills. Every hour one pedestrian is injured or killed in California. Pedestrians accounted for nearly one out of five deaths in traffic collisions […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lawyer jumps into Assembly race

Anthony Pugno

SACRAMENTO — Small business owner Andy Pugno announced his candidacy for State Assembly, District 6, saying that his real-world experience owning and operating a small business, combined with his proven record of effective leadership, makes him the right choice for voters who want to get California back on track. “The 6th Assembly District is one […]

Comments Off / March 29, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local Cal Fire division launched website

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire has launched its own website which contains pertinent information for everyone living within the boundaries of Amador County, El Dorado County and portions of Alpine, Sacramento and San Joaquin Counties. “This is a really exciting time for us. We worked very hard over the last year […]

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