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Summer schools for youth football players

West Coast Youth Football will hold classes for football players who want to improve their performances on the field. A quarterback school will teach the fundamentals to youth football players interested in playing the position at Oak Ridge High from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 27, and 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Women’s fund awards grants

Nearly $52,000 in funding was awarded to five local nonprofits by Women’s Fund El Dorado at its recent annual Grants Gala, held at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The dinner event, which included updates from the previous year’s grant recipients, provides “a time for reflections and for celebrating the power of collective giving,” […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Arts Council on the move

PLACERVILLE — After five years on Main Street, the El Dorado Arts Council will move to the historic Fausel House on 772 Pacific St. this September. The El Dorado Arts Council is a non-profit organization that enriches and educates the community in all of the arts, supporting the cultural and economic development of El Dorado […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Have a pint or two at the Bell Tower Brewfest

PLACERVILLE — Drink up (responsibly) at this year’s Bell Tower Brewfest — Saturday, June 28, from 6 to 9 p.m. The festival will close Historic Main Street in Placerville from Sacramento Street to Clay Street. More than 45 craft breweries will pour samples inside merchant locations, on the street, and in the Mooney parking lot near […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Live on the Boulevard returns

The weather is heating up so you know what that means! It’s time for the region’s favorite concert series, Live on the Boulevard! El Dorado Hills Town Center will rock this summer with a 12-show line-up, June 19 through Sept. 11. Every Thursday night in the Steven Young Amphitheater from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Town Center hosts a live […]

Comments Off / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Keep cool, stay healthy during hot weather

El Dorado County health officials are offering tips to stay cool and healthy during the coming summer months. “When temperatures rise, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself, your family and others,” said Kristine Oase Guth, program manager in the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. The potential for heat waves occurs […]

Comments Off / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County families No. 1 in reading to kids

The El Dorado County Library was recently presented with a proclamation from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors for its success in cultivating a community where families read to their young children. According to Children Now, El Dorado County led the state in 2013 with an estimated 79 percent of families reading to their children […]

Comments Off / June 08, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »