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If you lost your pet

Check the El Dorado County Animal Shelter immediately; ask to fill out a lost animal report and check the Found Animal Reports. A picture is very helpful. If you live near the county line, check the other nearby shelters as well, just in case. The shelter staff here can tell you which other shelters might be […]

Comments Off / February 25, 2015 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

Explore our natural wonders with the American River Conservancy

No dogs allowed on ARC hikes unless stated. All programs require pre-registration. E-mail [email protected] or call (530) 621-1224 to sign up and for meeting locations. Wakamatsu historical tour March 7 & 15, April 18 & 26, May 9 & 31: Join ARC-trained docents for a historical tour of property acquired by ARC from 10 a.m. to […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH man to advise labor agency

Brian McMahon, 64, of El Dorado Hills, has been appointed senior advisor at the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, where he has served as undersecretary since 2013. McMahon was executive director at the California Employment Training Panel from 2007 to 2013, director of strategic initiatives at M.H. West and Co. Inc. in 2007 and […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Cal Stage welcomes new artistic director

Frank Condon, former artistic director of River Stage, will join California Stage Theater Company as an associate director for its 2015 season. California Stage begins its work with Condon by mounting two staged readings of his newest play “Axis Sally and Her Boys.” The play tells the harrowing story of Mildred Gillars, known to American troops during […]

Comments Off / February 19, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Gaines’ bill offers some fire fee releif

SACRAMENTO – In his continued efforts to fight against the illegal fire tax, Senator Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, today introduced legislation that would lengthen the time homeowners have to pay or protest the annual $150 fee. “Problems with timely mail delivery can be an issue in mountain and rural areas of my Senate District,” said Gaines. “The […]

1 Comment / February 19, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

McClintock introduces bill to honor fallen Marine Sky Mote

Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, introduced on Feb. 13  H.R. 979, a bill to honor Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012. The legislation will designate a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every year, as “Sky Point.” Every […]

Comments Off / February 15, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDUHSD student board member shines

Oak Ridge student Gabriel Garcia serves as the students' voice on the El Dorado Union High School District School Board. Courtesy photo

Junior Gabriel Garcia attends Oak Ridge High School every day. Dedicated to his education, he completes a full day of classes and enjoys the camaraderie with his teachers, administrators and his peers. Garcia also executes the crucial role of the El Dorado Union High School District School Board’s student member, providing a strong student voice and […]

Comments Off / February 13, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »