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Grants available for veterans projects

Since 2014 a portion of El Dorado County’s Transitory Occupancy Tax funding has been allocated to support operations, programs or property improvements/repairs for El Dorado County resident veterans. Partnering together, the El Dorado Community Foundation, as the administrator of these funds, and the El Dorado County Veteran Affairs Commission award grants to nonprofit organizations that administer […]

Comments Off / September 19, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fiber artists showing at Gallery at 48 Natoma

"Northern California Coast" by Penny S. Hanscom

Cindy Abraham Gallery at 48 Natoma A group of six acclaimed fiber artists will be showing a varied collection of works at the Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom. Q6: Six Fiber Artists, will feature quilts and fiber artwork by nationally recognized artists Donna Brennan, Sue Garmston, Penny S. Hanscom, Denise Schmidt, Gayle Simpson and […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

You-picking time at Apple Hill Growers

Apple Hill Growers News release With the opening of apple season on Labor Day weekend, the you-pick Apple Hill Grower ranches invite visitors to come for apple picking. The you-pick opportunity lets visitors experience the hands-on harvesting of fruit. Nothing matches plucking crisp fruit fresh off the tree for munching, cooking, baking or preserving. The […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Discover the liquid gold in El Dorado County

Thousands of visitors from all over the world will be visiting El Dorado County this week to participate in the World Gold Panning Championships and to attend the California State Gem and Mineral Show in Placerville. Both events will take place at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive in Placerville. “Come join the fun and […]

Comments Off / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sacramento art legend happily paints the blues

Gregory Kondos' paintings will be featured in an fall exhibition at the Sutter County Memorial Museum in Yuba City  and at the Caldwell Snyder Gallery in San Francisco. Photo by Jessica Vernon/Sacramento State

California State University, Sacramento News release Gregory Kondos, from his wheelchair, sweeps a paintbrush in quick, deft strokes across a canvas. His hand is as steady as a boy’s. He sits back for a moment and surveys his work, a painting of his beloved Sacramento River Delta. His eyes, unblinking, find the perfect place for […]

1 Comment / September 08, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

CEO guilty of tax evasion

SACRAMENTO — Briant Benson, 59, of El Dorado Hills recently pleaded guilty to tax evasion, Acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According to court documents, during the years 2004 through 2006, Benson failed to file tax returns or pay any personal income tax to the Internal Revenue Service, despite receiving at least $2 million in […]

Comments Off / September 07, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CP Newcomers wants you

Sue Farris Publicity Chair The Cameron Park Newcomers is starting its membership drive. Members do not have to live in Cameron Park or be new to the area. Everyone, single or married, is welcome to join the club for its many activities. The first activity of the year will be a Ladies Welcoming Luncheon on Sept. 14 to welcome […]

Comments Off / September 06, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »