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Folsom nabs Amgen 2014 time trials

The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California, for the start of the ninth edition of America’s largest cycling race announced AEG, presenter of the race. The eight-day stage race will return to a route traveling north-to-south from May 11-18, 2014, along more than 700 miles of scenic roads through some […]

No Comment / November 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Flushable’ wipes clog pipes

Toilet paper dissolves in a matter of seconds once it gets flushed. Sanitary wipes are a different story. The truth is, sanitary wipes that are often labeled as “flushable” are anything but. Items like baby wipes, disinfectant cleaning wipes, sanitary hand wipes and the like contain oils and lotions and do not break down like […]

No Comment / November 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Become a Master Gardener

The University of California Cooperative Extension invites adults interested in helping others learn about gardening and landscaping to apply to train as a Master Gardener volunteer. UCCE Master Gardener volunteers learn university-based scientific information and then share that knowledge with the gardening community. Master Gardener volunteers are people of all ages and from all walks […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sacramento museums honor veterans with special events, activities

SACRAMENTO — In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long. In November, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums […]

No Comment / November 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Help the seniors this holiday season

The Friends of El Dorado County Seniors invite the community to help fund our its annual Senior Santa program. The Senior Santa program helps seniors who have a hard time getting out and cannot afford to buy Christmas presents for their loved ones by treating them to an afternoon of shopping. The goal is to take […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Care, education council has open seat

The El Dorado County Early Care and Education Planning Council is accepting applications for board membership to fill a vacancy serving at the discretion of the Superintendent of Schools. Successful applicants would be those who are concerned about and/or experienced with child care and early education issues. The vacancy is a designee position which is […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

District offers limited Union Mine open enrollment

El Dorado Union High School District officials have announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2014–15 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »