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Union Mine launches new engineering program

El Dorado Union High School District and Union Mine High School are launching a new career pathway in engineering — the first of its kind in the district. Recent data has made it quite evident that the United States lags behind other countries in science, technology, engineering and math advancements. Data has also indicated that […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

El Dorado County participates in statewide store survey

El Dorado County health officials have released the local results of a statewide retail store survey. The survey, conducted in all 58 California counties last summer, examined the availability and marketing of tobacco, alcohol and food products in stores that sell tobacco. This was the first time all three products were analyzed together in one […]

Comments Off / March 06, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Affordable Care Act extends Medi-Cal coverage for foster children

Children in foster care in California typically lost their Medi-Cal health insurance coverage once they turned age 21. Under the Affordable Care Act, former foster youth can now continue to have health insurance until the age of 26. The change went into effective Jan. 1, 2014. The Foster Care Program of the El Dorado County […]

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

Women’s Fund grant available

The Women’s Fund El Dorado is now accepting applications for its 2014 grants from nonprofit and educational organizations on El Dorado County’s western slope. Donor members voted to focus on the following areas-of-need: $40,000 in providing solutions to mental health challenges $15,000, divided three ways, to programs and/or services supporting women and children, breaking the […]

Comments Off / March 04, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Deputy DA Ashworth seeks judgeship

Vicki Ashworth

Veteran criminal prosecutor Vicki Ashworth Feb. 21 announced her candidacy for El Dorado County Superior Court Judge, Office 1. With more than 16 years of experience successfully prosecuting cases ranging from sexual assault to special-circumstance homicide, Ashworth is endorsed by an El Dorado County Superior Court judge, the Deputy Sheriff’s Association, fellow prosecutors, investigators, law […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Soloists perform orchestral classics

The Sacramento Choral Society & Orchestra and Conductor Donald Kendrick continue their tradition of showcasing rarely performed large choral orchestral works to our region with the upcoming March 8 European Masterworks performance at the Sacramento Community Center Theater. During a time when many arts groups are cutting back on their productions, the SCSO is charging […]

Comments Off / March 02, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Enjoy CASA lunches delivered to your door

Child Advocates of El Dorado County hosts its annual box lunch fundraiser and will make and deliver 3,000 lunches from Pollock Pines to Rancho Cordova by noon on April 10 thanks to more than a hundred volunteers. There are many ways to get involved from donating a Food 4 Less gift card to help offset food […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »