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Community invited to comment on Mental Health Services Act plan update

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Mental Health Division invites the public to review and provide comment on the fiscal year 2014-15 Mental Health Services Act plan update. The draft plan update provides information on current and new MHSA programs and budgets for three fiscal years (FY 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17). MHSA components […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Farmers Market booklets help seniors eat healthy

The El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging has a limited supply of Senior Farmers Market check booklets available for qualified El Dorado County seniors. Farmers Market check booklets will be distributed on first come, first served basis to seniors who are at least 60 years of age and meet income guidelines (one person household […]

Comments Off / June 26, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

High school registration

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2014–15 school year. School will start on Thursday, Aug. 7. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 orhsonline.com The Counseling […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

H4H reaches out to foster teens

The Hands4Hope Youth Board hosted its third annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser benefitting the Foster Family and Adoptive Services program's high school seniors. The ?event raised $3600, $2700 of which was donated to the beneficiary, with the remainder being used by the Youth Board for additional outreach projects. Pictured top row, right to left: Haley Leholta, Samantha Hodson, Erica Lautrup, Jamin Sagay, Eden Broughton, Julia Phillips and Suzy McLoed  (of Foster Family Adoption Services); bottom row, right to left: Ameshah Prabaharan, Brianna Lauren, Niagara Pal, Noopur Khachane and Katie Hasko. Courtesy photo

The third annual Hands4Hope Youth Board Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser held earlier this spring was a huge success, raising $3600 for Foster Family and Adoption Services and other H4H Youth Board projects. The Youth Board chose Foster Family Services after listening to speakers from two local agencies and feeling a connection with the struggles of teen foster children. […]

Comments Off / June 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Become a sheriff’s STAR

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the upcoming STAR training academy being held Sept. 8-19, 2014. The academy training hours are 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, with accompanying afternoon driver proficiency training and law enforcement support visitations. The academy will conclude with a formal uniformed graduation on Friday evening, Sept. […]

Comments Off / June 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Whooping cough cases climb

Health officials in El Dorado County and across the state of California are seeing an increase in cases of pertussis (also known as whooping cough), including severe illness in babies with pertussis, and emphasize it is important for both children and adults to be up to date on their immunizations. Since the beginning of 2014, […]

Comments Off / June 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Smile big, El Dorado Hills!

Do you have an amateur shutter bug in your family? Is it you? The California Welcome Center and the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce are looking for picture perfect views of El Dorado Hills for use as postcards. Visitors frequently request postcards with scenes of El Dorado Hills so please submit your favorites. If we […]

Comments Off / June 23, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »