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Highway 50 to close Sunday for blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road onramp to eastbound U.S. 50, the Bass Lake Road onramp to westbound U.S. 50 and White Rock Road […]

No Comment / April 10, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Carbon monoxide = senseless killer

CAMINO — Carbon Monoxide, aka CO, is widely known as the “Senseless Killer” because you can’t see it, taste it, or smell it. “Annually, over 400 people die and another 20,000 are hospitalized due to CO poisoning. So what exactly is carbon monoxide? CO is the result of combustion (burning) of a fuel such as wood burning […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

PG&E shares earthquake safety tips

SAN FRANCISCO — With a focus on safety and continuous improvement, PG&E practices its readiness plans for earthquakes and other natural disasters to be prepared to help the communities it serves throughout Northern and Central California. Earthquake Preparedness Month in April is a timely reminder for PG&E customers to develop and practice their family emergency plans […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Property taxes due April 10

The second installment of secured property tax is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before midnight April 10, according to C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County Treasurer-Tax Collector. The mailing address for property tax payments is P.O. Box 678002, Placerville, CA 95667-8002.  Besides writing a check, online payment for secured property […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tick prevention reminder for El Dorado County residents

As warmer weather approaches and individuals venture outdoors, El Dorado County health officials are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their pets from ticks and tick bites. “Ticks can carry and transmit diseases to people and pets,” said Dr. Alicia Paris-Pombo, El Dorado County Health Officer. “While not all ticks carry disease, […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

IRS warns of new e-mail scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C  —The Internal Revenue Service warns consumers to be on the lookout for a new e-mail phishing scam. The e-mail appears to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and includes a bogus case number. The fake e-mail may include the following message: “Your reported 2013 income is flagged for review due to a […]

No Comment / April 01, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fairytale Town, Sutter host wellness festival

Families will enjoy fun games, free play, gardening activities, health screenings and more at the Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival at Fairytale Town on Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The one-day celebration of active and healthy living is free to the public thanks to the generous support of Sutter Children’s Center, […]

No Comment / March 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »