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Highway 50 lanes closing for construction

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency has implemented full one-directional closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. This work is scheduled to take two weeks to complete. This week, all westbound lanes will close at 11 p.m. from Bass Lake Road […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Low-cost community flu shot clinics announced

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division will begin conducting low-cost community flu vaccination clinics in September with additional clinics offered through the beginning of November. The seasonal influenza vaccine will be available in nasal mist and flu shot forms at the clinics. “Everyone six months of age or older should […]

Comments Off / September 01, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hands4Hope helps students

Riley Peick, Hands4Hope college intern, along with Hands4Hope youth volunteers collect school supplies outside of Office Max in Placerville. This was one of many outreaches Hansd4Hope hosted during its first School Supply Drive to collect school supplies for students in El Dorado County. Courtesy photo

This summer Hands4Hope held its first School Supply Drive to benefit children in need in El Dorado County. In the weeks leading up to the start of the 2014-15 school year, Hands4Hope youth and adult volunteers, led by college intern Riley Peick, collaborated with multiple local businesses, organizations and residents to collect backpacks and school […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

IT presents Snow White

Imagination Theater on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville  presents “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” This non-musical play written in 1912 by Jessie Braham White served as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated movie. “Snow White” includes the seven dwarfs, Snow White, the vain and self-absorbed Queen Brangomar, Snow White’s Maids of […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Free Tahoe bike maps available

ZEPHYR COVE, NEV. — The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition, a nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization headquartered in Lake Tahoe, has produced an update to the Lake Tahoe Bikeways Map that is now available throughout the Tahoe Region at no charge. This comprehensive map illustrates the many bikeways in the Tahoe/Truckee region with one side dedicated to the […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

The El Dorado County Teen Court program in Placerville is now recruiting new student participants for the fall program. El Dorado County students in eighth through 12th grade are invited to attend the Teen Court volunteer training from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

What’s it worth? Find out at Folsom’s Antique Evaluation Day

FOLSOM — On Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., antiques enthusiasts are invited to bring family treasures and garage sale finds for informal evaluation and identification during the 17th annual Antique Evaluation Day on Sutter Street in Folsom. An impressive team of volunteer appraisers, covering a wide range of specialties, will offer collectors […]

Comments Off / August 19, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »