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County Recorder-Clerk leads coalition to $1.8 million grant

The Federal Voting Assistance Program announced an award of $1.8 million to a coalition of 13 California counties, headed by El Dorado County. The funds are slated to enhance the absentee voting process for military and overseas citizens. The coalition will begin transmitting ballots electronically to up to 20 thousand American voters either stationed or residing overseas in time […]

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No buses on Veterans Day

El Dorado Transit will not operate on Friday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal operations will resume on Saturday, Nov 12.  For a complete schedule of El Dorado Transit holidays call (530) 642-5383 or visit eldoradotransit.com.

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Don’t let winter burn you up

CAMINO – “Heating your home safely is key to having a worry free winter. We are always here to respond if you need us but preventing a fire in the first place is the best option. Below are some winter heating safety tips that can save you time, money and possibly your life” advises Unit Chief […]

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Win big at art lottery

Ticket holders at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center's art lottery could take home beautiful pieces like this.

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center presents Ars Gratia Artis, an annual fundraising art lottery. This provocative art event is a special occasion that offers each ticket purchaser the opportunity to own an original piece of art work donated by regional artists. There will be more than 100 art works from which to make your selection. […]

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El Dorado Community Foundation helps seniors

The El Dorado Community Foundation breaks new ground by picking up the pieces of the fallout of federal and state funding through grants to fund critical senior services in El Dorado County. A total of $43,00 to fill the gap in funding left behind in the wake of state and federal budget cuts is being […]

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Agatha Christie thriller on stage

Stephen Kauffman, Cameron Johnson and Kevin Toole, left to right, try to untangle a murder mystery in "Witness for the Prosecution." Photo by Allen Schmeltz

“Witness for the Prosecution” transforms Sutter Street Theatre into a tangled courtroom drama. Only Agatha Christie could have conceived such a suspenseful thriller and then capped it with an uncanny triple flip ending. A young married man spends many evenings with a rich old woman. When she is found murdered, the naive young man is […]

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Cal Fire drawing down for winter

On Monday, Nov. 7, the Amador-El Dorado Unit  of Cal Fire will transition into its “winter preparedness” level of staffing. This will mean most seasonal fire fighting personnel will be laid off and some fire stations will be closed (In El Dorado County: Pilot Hill, Garden Valley, Mt. Danaher, and El Dorado Stations will be […]

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