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County annual tax sale set

C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County treasurer and tax collector reports that the county’s auction of tax defaulted property is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Board Room (Building A) at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville. Prominent on the list of properties up for bid this year are approximately […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sac State choir to salute vets

California State University, Sacramento’s three choirs, under the direction of Professor Donald Kendrick, will salute Veteran’s Day with “Bring Them Peace,” a choral concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in Sacred Heart Church, 39th and J streets in Sacramento. The evening will feature the Sac State Chamber Choir, the Women’s Chorus and the University […]

Comments Off / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

National Memory Screening coming up

National Memory Screen Day marks the focal point of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s national initiative to promote early detection and intervention for those concerned about memory loss. In El Dorado County the event will be hosted by Senior Day Care Services, a program of the El Dorado County Department of Human Services, and an […]

Comments Off / October 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire Safe Council welcomes new executive coordinator

The El Dorado County Fire Safe Council named Cari DeWolf as its executive coordinator. DeWolf brings extensive experience in business and program administration from the non-profit, public and private sectors that will be an asset to the EDC Fire Safe Council and its efforts to increase defensible space against wildfire within our county. This year, […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Mr. 9,000 tries to strike out old record

It’s not every day we have a Guinness Book of World Records champion in our community gearing up for another record, and that’s what Mike Mosley will be doing on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Hard 90 Baseball Academy in El Dorado Hills. Known as Mr. 9,000 for his world-record feat of accurately and rapidly […]

Comments Off / October 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Drop off your drugs on Prescription Drug Take-back Day

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-back Day on Oct. 29. This is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of old and unwanted prescription drugs. Three sites will be operating where these drugs can be disposed of free with no […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

SEC celebrates former Trojan

Sara Haley, seen here when she swam for Oak Ridge High School, was last week's SEC Female Swimmer of the Week. File photo

Oak Ridge High School alum Sara Haley, now a junior swimmer at Louisiana State University, was named the Southeastern Conference’s Female Swimmer of the Week. In a write-up praising Haley last week it was noted that she “aided LSU to first-place finishes in two relays …. She won the 200 butterfly in 1:59.51 and earned […]

Comments Off / October 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »