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LAFCO has open seat

The El Dorado Local Agency Formation Commission is considering the appointment for the Public Member on LAFCO, who will serve a new four-year term, May 2014 through May 2018. The Public Member represents the interests of the citizens and residents of El Dorado County. Applicants must be a resident and a registered voter in El Dorado County […]

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El Dorado County Water Agency implementing Drought Action Plan

With the driest calendar year on record in 2013, and a record‐setting dry and warm January 2014, the El Dorado County Water Agency is working to ensure the county has continued access to safe, reliable water supplies now and for the future. The agency, established in 1959 as a long‐term planning organization that leads, assists […]

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Community Foundation hands out grants

Through the generosity of donors, the El Dorado Community Foundation was able to give grants to several worthwhile organizations. Receiving funds were: Boys & Girls Club Western Slope Sponsor a Child, Infant Parent Center Mariposa Infant Program, EDC Community Health Center Patient Assistance Program, Center for Violence-Free Relationships Intern Program for Client Services, Partners In Care Healthcare Bridge Program, SLT Family […]

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Kennel club offers puppy classes

Beginning Thursday, April 10, the Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is offering their first six-week training session for 2014 in both obedience and conformation at the El Dorado Fairgrounds in Placerville. For those preparing a dog for the breed ring, the conformation class focuses on the finer points of handling your dog in AKC shows. […]

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Hospice thrift store ready for prom

With high school proms just around the corner and everyone looking for a bargain, the Snowline Hospice Folsom Thrift Store, 616 East Bidwell St., will host its annual A Prom Dress to Remember event from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Between the beautiful prom dress donations that are still coming in […]

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Prevent tax-related identity theft

SAN FRANCISCO — California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently issued the following tips for Californians to follow to prevent tax-related identity theft as the annual tax compiling and filing process begins. Tax-related identity theft increases in January and commonly occurs when: Thieves use stolen personal information to file tax returns in someone else’s name […]

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Senior Peer Counseling seeks volunteers

Facing the challenges of aging is difficult for many seniors in El Dorado County. El Dorado County’s Senior Peer Counselors program helps seniors by providing trained volunteers under professional guidance who offer lay counseling in a confidential, one-to-one setting. SPC volunteers encourage clients to discover their own answers to the issues that are common to […]

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