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Grant boosts county’s Head Start programs

The El Dorado County Office of Education will continue its 40-year legacy as the county’s premiere early childhood education provider, supporting children ages birth through 5 and families on their path to self-sufficiency and life preparedness. EDCOE recently secured the necessary funding to continue the Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The programs offer many services, […]

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Sheriff’s Dept. offers many ways to stay informed

As the El Dorado County Sheriff, Coroner, Public Administrator and deputy director of the Office of Emergency Services, John D’Agostini has implemented a number of ways to keep residents informed. Do you want to be notified of breaking news or recent newsworthy events? Would you like to get notified of Public Information Bulletins and Public Service […]

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Epic Sierra trips teach teens respect for environment

A program of the American River Conservancy, Epic Sierra Adventures was established to provide an affordable adventure travel and service learning program for young adults. Geared towards high school youth, ages 14-18, Epic Sierra integrates environmental education into adventure travel and volunteer stewardship during a 14-day journey, July 20 through Aug. 2. Epic Sierra introduces […]

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French-themed fundraiser helps homeless

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Self-Help Housing non-profit organization presents the 12th annual Let Them Eat Cake fundraising event at The Grand Ballroom on Monday, July 14. The community is invited to celebrate the delectable culinary experience of the French by attending the delightfully unique event that showcases  Sacramento’s finest French foods, outstanding local wines and beverages,  entertaining […]

Comments Off / July 01, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

El Dorado Musical Theatre hosts Masterclass Week

El Dorado Musical Theatre’s Masterclass Week, a rigorous 5-day experience designed to give young performers (ages 11 and older) who love musical theater the opportunity to learn directly from experienced Broadway and Hollywood professionals, will be held July 21-25. Each day focuses on a specific performance skill  — Wicked Jazz, Precision Dance, Character Development, Improvisation […]

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Arrive at Lake Tahoe clean, drained and dry

13 boats with invasive species intercepted to date LAKE TAHOE — The July 4th holiday and fireworks celebrations always bring a welcomed influx of boaters to the Lake Tahoe Basin. With sunny skies and warm temperatures predicted for the 4th of July holiday week, boaters are urged to clean, drain and dry their boats before arriving at the […]

Comments Off / June 30, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Celebrate the 4th of July at the Fireworks Jubilee

The fifth annual Fireworks Jubilee at El Dorado Hills Town Center runs from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 3. File photo

Get ready for the fifth annual Fireworks Jubilee at El Dorado Hills Town Center and enjoy the best fireworks show in the region. From 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, guests of all ages can ring in Independence Day at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The festivities include three live bands — Gary Mendoza Band on the […]

Comments Off / June 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos,News | Read More »