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Tahoe watercraft inspection program continues to ward off invasive species

LAKE TAHOE — According to watercraft inspection data and scientific reports, Lake Tahoe’s waters remain free of new invasive species introductions, which are major threats to the overall health of Lake Tahoe and surrounding water bodies. During the 2013 boating season Tahoe Resource Conservation District watercraft inspectors performed more than 7,000 new inspections. In total, […]

No Comment / January 07, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

County EMS and Public Health Preparedness offices move

The Emergency Medical Services Agency and Public Health Preparedness program of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency have moved from 415 Placerville Drive to 2900 Fair Lane Court in Placerville (behind the county library building).  The move is expected to save the county’s general fund about $40,000 per year in lease costs. […]

No Comment / January 07, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange project to begin

El Dorado County officials will break ground on the long-awaited Silva Valley interchange project at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9. The event at the southeast corner of Silva Valley Parkway and White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills will feature a live DJ, certificate presentations, Supervisor Ron Mikulaco serving hot dogs and the traditional […]

No Comment / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Robots take over Oak Ridge

Robotics team compete in the arena at the Oak Ridge-hosted tournament Sunday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Fifteen Northern California robotics teams competed at a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament at Oak Ridge High School’s gym Sunday. The event was hosted by ORHS, the FIRST FTC Team No. 4238 (RCGFoPL) and Playing @Learning. Teams were judged on design, creativity, programming and outreach. Tasks included moving blocks into designated baskets, climbing ramps, […]

No Comment / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Salmonella outbreak prompts warning

El Dorado County health officials join the California Department of Public Health in warning consumers not to eat cashew cheese products manufactured by The Cultured Kitchen because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Local health officials are collaborating with CDPH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in this multistate outbreak investigation. As […]

No Comment / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County accepting applications for Federal Coordination Committee

El Dorado County is accepting applications for its new Federal Coordination Advisory Committee. Various provisions of federal law mandate that federal agencies “coordinate” certain activities with local agencies before making decisions which may impact local government. It is important that county government track and analyze federal decisions in order to timely invoke the right of […]

No Comment / January 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Meditation master coming to Cameron Park

Davidji, best-selling author, meditation master, and dean at the (Deepak) Chopra Center, will “Awaken the Divine Within” in a Meditation and Mindfulness Workshop on Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Spiritual Center for Positive Living  in Cameron Park. This workshop will help people to discover how to practically apply ancient wisdom […]

No Comment / January 05, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »