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El Dorado County agencies team up to combat fraud

Committing welfare fraud and avoiding prosecution in El Dorado County is difficult thanks to the diligence of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency and District Attorney’s Office, who are working together to identify, investigate and prosecute cases. Last year alone, their administrative oversight and teamwork resulted in the referral of 200-plus cases […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Run For Courage race registration now open

Registration is now open for the fifth annual Run For Courage Race to End Human Trafficking. The race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Folsom. Registrants can participate in 5K and 10K races. Other race options include a 9.8 mile race and a kids’ fun run. Festivities kick-off at 7:15 a.m. with special speakers, events for the […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Comment on the targeted General Plan amendment

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency, as the lead agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update (TGPA-ZOU).  The DEIR is being prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act and the CEQA guidelines. This DEIR is available for public and agency review […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Drug Take Back on April 26

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sheriff John D’Agostini, along with the South Lake Tahoe Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, will give residents of El Dorado County another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Grand Jury applications are now available

Beginning now, the citizens of El Dorado County once again have the opportunity to become a part of the 2014-15 Civil Grand Jury of El Dorado County. The Grand Jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government close to and responsible to all of our county’s citizens. Applicants must be […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Bowl For Kids on May 3

Whether you bowl strikes or gutter balls, Big Brothers Big Sisters wants you on its team for this year’s Bowl for Kids’ Sake — a community challenge to support at-risk youth and families in El Dorado County. This family-friendly event takes place from non to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3, at Folsom Bowl, 511 […]

Comments Off / April 14, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Submit entry forms now for the El Dorado County Fair

PLACERVILLE — Whether your peach cobbler is the best on the block, your pig the plumpest in the barn, or your web design simply “stellar,” now’s the time to submit your entry form to participate in the 2014 El Dorado County Fair. Dozens of categories offer participants the chance to showcase nearly every imaginable talent […]

Comments Off / April 13, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »