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Sacramento History Museum offers free admission to military personnel and their families

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento History Museum recently announced its participation in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day […]

No Comment / May 22, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Take caution in the great outdoors: Chipmunks and squirrels can carry plague

Due to increased plague activity in the Tahoe Basin area last fall, El Dorado County health officials advise caution this summer. The California Department of Public Health routinely monitors rodent populations for plague activity in California. Last September and October, a surveillance effort identified three chipmunks as positive for plague in the South Lake Tahoe […]

No Comment / May 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Countdown to county fair begins

PLACERVILLE — We know you’ve been waiting … and it’s almost here! On June 13 the “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams” 2013 El Dorado County Fair begins. Come to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds from June 13-16 and join the fun! Be transported to the outback as the Aussie Kingdom shows off native Australian wildlife […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Emergency responders recognized during EMS Week

Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, firefighters and base hospital medical staff in El Dorado County are being recognized as part of National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 19-25. “EMS Week is a great time to say thank you to the dedicated men and women in El Dorado County who make saving lives their mission,” said Richard […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Crew shutting down Bass Lake Road

The Transportation Division of the El Dorado County Community Development Agency will close both directions of Bass Lake Road between Silver Dove Way and City Lights Drive at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31. The closure will remain in effect until 6 a.m. on Monday, June 3. Closure times may change depending on weather and […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants available for El Dorado Hills-based non-profits

The El Dorado Community Foundation is proud to announce its first granting opportunity designed specifically for El Dorado Hills-based organizations that meet the definition of charitable organizations as defined by the federal government and whose programs or services support or enhance the community of El Dorado Hills.  Requests for proposals are now open. The foundation […]

No Comment / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Aerojet Wounded Veteran Run May 27

Registration now open for popular 3K, 5K and 10K event The third annual Wounded Veteran Run, an important regional fundraiser that benefits local injured veterans through the national Wounded Warrior Project and the Fallen Warriors Memorial Organization, is scheduled for Memorial Day, May 27. Founded in 2011 by local college student Courtney Hvostal in honor of […]

No Comment / May 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »