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County EMS and Public Health Preparedness offices move

The Emergency Medical Services Agency and Public Health Preparedness program of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency have moved from 415 Placerville Drive to 2900 Fair Lane Court in Placerville (behind the county library building).  The move is expected to save the county’s general fund about $40,000 per year in lease costs. […]

Comments Off / January 07, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange project to begin

El Dorado County officials will break ground on the long-awaited Silva Valley interchange project at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9. The event at the southeast corner of Silva Valley Parkway and White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills will feature a live DJ, certificate presentations, Supervisor Ron Mikulaco serving hot dogs and the traditional […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Robots take over Oak Ridge

Robotics team compete in the arena at the Oak Ridge-hosted tournament Sunday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Fifteen Northern California robotics teams competed at a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament at Oak Ridge High School’s gym Sunday. The event was hosted by ORHS, the FIRST FTC Team No. 4238 (RCGFoPL) and Playing @Learning. Teams were judged on design, creativity, programming and outreach. Tasks included moving blocks into designated baskets, climbing ramps, […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Salmonella outbreak prompts warning

El Dorado County health officials join the California Department of Public Health in warning consumers not to eat cashew cheese products manufactured by The Cultured Kitchen because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Local health officials are collaborating with CDPH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in this multistate outbreak investigation. As […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County accepting applications for Federal Coordination Committee

El Dorado County is accepting applications for its new Federal Coordination Advisory Committee. Various provisions of federal law mandate that federal agencies “coordinate” certain activities with local agencies before making decisions which may impact local government. It is important that county government track and analyze federal decisions in order to timely invoke the right of […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Meditation master coming to Cameron Park

Davidji, best-selling author, meditation master, and dean at the (Deepak) Chopra Center, will “Awaken the Divine Within” in a Meditation and Mindfulness Workshop on Jan. 11 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Spiritual Center for Positive Living  in Cameron Park. This workshop will help people to discover how to practically apply ancient wisdom […]

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Jewish teen nominations sought for $36k prize

SAN FRANCISCO — The Helen Diller Family Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, an awards program that recognizes up to 10 Jewish teens with $36,000 each for exceptional leadership and visionary actions that are helping to repair the world. Up to five teens from California and five from […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »