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Property taxes due April 10

The second installment of secured property tax is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before midnight April 10, according to C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County Treasurer-Tax Collector. The mailing address for property tax payments is P.O. Box 678002, Placerville, CA 95667-8002.  Besides writing a check, online payment for secured property […]

Comments Off / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tick prevention reminder for El Dorado County residents

As warmer weather approaches and individuals venture outdoors, El Dorado County health officials are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their pets from ticks and tick bites. “Ticks can carry and transmit diseases to people and pets,” said Dr. Alicia Paris-Pombo, El Dorado County Health Officer. “While not all ticks carry disease, […]

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IRS warns of new e-mail scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C  —The Internal Revenue Service warns consumers to be on the lookout for a new e-mail phishing scam. The e-mail appears to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and includes a bogus case number. The fake e-mail may include the following message: “Your reported 2013 income is flagged for review due to a […]

Comments Off / April 01, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Fairytale Town, Sutter host wellness festival

Families will enjoy fun games, free play, gardening activities, health screenings and more at the Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival at Fairytale Town on Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The one-day celebration of active and healthy living is free to the public thanks to the generous support of Sutter Children’s Center, […]

Comments Off / March 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Attorney from EDH sentenced to 46 months

SACRAMENTO — Donald M. Wanland, 56, a resident of El Dorado Hills, was sentenced March 25 by United States District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton to 46 months in prison for convictions on 28 criminal counts, including tax evasion, failing to file tax returns, and removing, depositing and concealing assets from the IRS in defiance of […]

Comments Off / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Soroptimists offer grants to charity groups

What began 10 years ago as a distribution of hard-earned funds to worthy community providers, has blossomed into an annual program by Soroptimist International of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills. Applications are now available for local non-profit and charitable organizations to submit for our 2013-14 financial grants. This community service organization has provided more than $83,000 […]

Comments Off / March 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Survey: Financial abuse of elderly on the rise

Financial abuse and exploitation of older Americans is on the rise, according to a new survey recently released by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers. The survey, which also identified theft of money by family, friends, neighbors and caregivers as the most common types of abuse, comes on the heels of President Obama’s […]

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