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EID board chooses rates model; public meetings scheduled

PLACERVILLE — During its Oct. 11 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation Board of Directors again considered various components of the district’s recently completed Cost of Services study model. The Board selected a preferred cost recovery allocation methodology and the method for integrating Domestic Irrigation customers into other rate classes, and considered the El Dorado County Office of […]

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Buckeye USD official takes on new role

The El Dorado County Office of Education recently announced that Roberta Montalbano has been selected as their new associate superintendent of Administrative Services. Montalbano has been serving as the assistant superintendent and chief business official for the Buckeye Union School District since 2008. As such, she has overseen all administrative services of the district including […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pooch Plunge a tail-wagging success

EDITOR: It was ‘Dogs Gone Wild’ Aug. 20 at the third annual Pooch Plunge at Cameron Park Lake, sponsored by El Dorado Dog Owners Guild and the Cameron Park Community Services District. Attendance was high as 161 dogs from 16 surrounding communities did a fantastic job running, jumping and splashing their way to another fun-filled, […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

‘Pinocchio’ dances its way to Chautauqua

Jiminy Cricket (Julia Smythe) shows off his "€œOfficial Conscience"€ badge to Pinocchio (Kenna McHugh) in the Chautauqua Children's Theatre production opening Oct. 22. Courtesy photo

Chautauqua Children’s Theatre presents “Pinocchio,” Oct. 22 through Nov. 12. “Pinocchio” is the classic story of a puppet who becomes a real boy adapted and directed by Marie Raymond, who has specialized in participatory children’s theater at Chautauqua since 1985. Performances are at noon, and 2 p.m. every Saturday. Tickets are $7 for all. Reservations can […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Community Action Council seeks new members

The El Dorado County Community Action Council currently has two vacancies. The vacancies are to fill two Low-Income Sector memberships. 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 […]

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Food bank gets help from Kids Can Food Drive

The Food Bank of El Dorado County and KCRA 3 have officially  kicked off the 24th annual KCRA 3 Kids Can Food Drive. Fourteen area schools in El Dorado County will participate in the 2011 KCRA Kids Can Food Drive and all of the collections will benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Through Nov. […]

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Disney on Ice: A ‘Treasure Trove’ of classic tales

On the ice we go — Snow White and the Dwarfs skate happily every after in Disney on Ice's "Treasure Trove," coming to Power Balance Pavilion later this month. ©2006 Feld Entertainment

SACRAMENTO — Audiences will enjoy a gem for every generation when Disney on Ice’s “Treasure Trove” skates into Power Balance Pavilion Oct. 26-30. This all-new magical medley of Disney tales spans the years from the first animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” to the 50th animate film, “Tangled.” “Treasure Trove” is an action-packed […]

Comments Off / October 12, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »