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Focal Point show at the Fausel House

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado Arts Council presents Focal Point, a photography and 3D juried art show through March 3. Participating artists include Agi Gillespie, Anca Statescu, Anton Nemeth, Ashley Pfister, Betty Sederquist, Cindy Stephens, Jennifer Lotery, Ken Mahar, Paul Cockrell and Terri Crisp. Artist Cockrell received the Best in Show award for the photography category with his piece “Muddy […]

Comments Off / January 11, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Jazz stars to entertain at festival

The 26th annual Folsom Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. and it promises to be an exciting day of entertainment. This year’s guest artists include Grammy-nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel, the Sacramento State Jazz Ensemble and the American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Adding to the program will be […]

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Want to become a Master Food Preserver?

Betty Hess-Pierce UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County The University of California Cooperative Extension invites adults interested in helping others learn about safe home food preservation to apply to train to become a certified UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteer. Master Food Preserver volunteers learn university-based, scientific information and then share that knowledge with our community […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Forum focuses on poverty

An estimated one El Dorado County resident in 10 lives at or below the poverty level — a sobering statistic that the Women’s Fund El Dorado will address in its next round of charitable grants. As part of the process and to learn more about the problem, Women’s Fund members and the general public are […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown Heroes

Army Pfc. Paul D. Berzinas has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition, core values and physical fitness and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Generous Raley’s shoppers feed thousands

WEST SACRAMENTO — Thanks to the generosity of Raley’s customers, employees and community partners, Raley’s Food For Families annual holiday bag campaign surpassed its goal by nearly 50 percent, raising 2.9 million pounds of food in Northern California and Northern Nevada. The total, raised Nov. 7 through Dec. 31, is among the highest in recent years and set a new bar for 2015. “This […]

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County accepting comments on Sign Ordinance

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency, as the lead agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for a comprehensive update to the Sign Ordinance. The DEIR is prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act and the CEQA guidelines. The standard review period for a Draft EIR submitted to the State Clearinghouse is 45 calendar […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »