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Become a Master Gardener

The University of California Cooperative Extension invites adults interested in helping others learn about gardening and landscaping to apply to train as a Master Gardener volunteer. UCCE Master Gardener volunteers learn university-based scientific information and then share that knowledge with the gardening community. Master Gardener volunteers are people of all ages and from all walks […]

Comments Off / November 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sacramento museums honor veterans with special events, activities

SACRAMENTO — In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long. In November, many of the 30 members of Sacramento Association of Museums […]

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Help the seniors this holiday season

The Friends of El Dorado County Seniors invite the community to help fund our its annual Senior Santa program. The Senior Santa program helps seniors who have a hard time getting out and cannot afford to buy Christmas presents for their loved ones by treating them to an afternoon of shopping. The goal is to take […]

Comments Off / October 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Care, education council has open seat

The El Dorado County Early Care and Education Planning Council is accepting applications for board membership to fill a vacancy serving at the discretion of the Superintendent of Schools. Successful applicants would be those who are concerned about and/or experienced with child care and early education issues. The vacancy is a designee position which is […]

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District offers limited Union Mine open enrollment

El Dorado Union High School District officials have announced that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2014–15 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. […]

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Mercy Hospital of Folsom named one of the best

FOLSOM — Mercy Hospital of Folsom has been recognized as one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care in 2014. Healthgrades, the leading online resource that helps consumers search, compare and connect with physicians and hospitals, evaluated nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 31 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions and identified the […]

Comments Off / October 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Railroad museum showcases scrap metal sculptures

"A Big Wheel" by Ray Carrington

SACRAMENTO — California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum debut a playful new exhibit titled “Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” on Nov. 8. The all-new exhibit will showcase approximately three dozen sculptures made from scrap metal over a 45-year period and created by Carrington, an artist […]

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