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Food Bank of El Dorado County announces Holiday Outreach 2011

DIAMOND SPRINGS — Food Bank of El Dorado County has announced details for its 2011 Holiday Outreach event. This annual outreach provides the fresh resources for a complete holiday meal to over one thousand families from right here in El Dorado County who may otherwise go without during the holiday season. The 2011 Holiday Outreach presented […]

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Christmas tree safety tips

CAMINO — “Christmas trees cause approximately 240 house fires each year in this country resulting in $16.7 million dollars in direct property loss. Although these types of fires are not common, when they occur they are costly and often deadly,” cautions Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan. “Electrical problems caused one-third of these fires so check […]

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Sheriff D’Agostini names David McCracken as Search and Rescue Volunteer of the Year

Last month the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office recognized the outstanding achievements of Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers who give of their time so that others may survive. Each year, volunteers are recognized for their outstanding contributions in Search and Rescue. In 2011 David McCracken, a Cameron Park resident, was honored as the Volunteer of the […]

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Burglary suspects arrested in armed incident

Two burglary suspects were arrested Tuesday evening in an incident that involved residents in the North Shingle Road area reporting a man armed with a rifle terrorizing the neighborhood. El Dorado County Sheriff’s Central Dispatch received a call of a robbery that just occurred shortly before 4 p.m. in the Sleepy Hollow residential area. A […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Holiday safety tips from the Sheriff’s Department

The holiday season is always a special time of year. It is also a time when thieves and con artist prey on innocent victims caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season.  We can never be too careful, too prepared or too aware.  So keep these tips in mind for a safe and […]

Comments Off / December 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Play uses ‘magic’ to promote giving

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When the Master Toymaker sprinkles a touch of magic dust on the wonderful dolls he has made they come to life in a surprising way. They realize how unusual they are when they find they can walk, talk and breathe. The Master Toymaker realizes it too, and decides he does not want to sell them. […]

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Forest Service manages wind-driven fires

The Forest Service is currently managing five wildland fires that have burned from private land onto National Forest. The fires are a result of downed power lines and high winds spreading prescribed fires off of private lands onto adjacent National Forest land. High winds are expected in the morning, decreasing by evening. Fire personnel are working to suppress and contain […]

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