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Sheriff’s grant to support Crisis Intervention Team

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a two-year, $250,000 Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program Grant.  The award from the U.S. Department of Justice will be used to assist the sheriff’s Crisis Intervention Team. The CIT is a group of deputies assigned to the Patrol Division who are specially trained in the […]

Comments Off / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Life celebrated in ‘After Hours”

SACRAMENTO — “After Hours” is an original work by local playwright E.M. Hodge. It will be presented by EMH Productions at The Geery Theatre, Nov. 22 through Dec, 15. Welcome to the tavern After Hours: A place to find a little comfort, a little solace, a little peace. Strangers brought together by relatives with cancer […]

Comments Off / November 12, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Sheriff D’Agostini presents “The Operators”

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to introduce the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Crisis Response Unit. The CRU is made up of three specialized teams: The Special Weapons and Tactics Team, the Crisis Negotiation Team  and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal  Team. SWAT The SWAT Team resolves difficult situations using strategies and tactics that emphasize control, […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

UPDATE: Runaway teen found

Juliet Riffey

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office announced that thanks to a tip 15-year-old Juliet Riffey has been located.. Juliet ran away from her home in the Shingle Springs area during the night of Nov. 1.T here was great concern for Juliet’s safety due to her being home-schooled and having limited contacts with anyone outside her home. […]

1 Comment / November 06, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom nabs Amgen 2014 time trials

The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento, the Capital of California, for the start of the ninth edition of America’s largest cycling race announced AEG, presenter of the race. The eight-day stage race will return to a route traveling north-to-south from May 11-18, 2014, along more than 700 miles of scenic roads through some […]

Comments Off / November 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Flushable’ wipes clog pipes

Toilet paper dissolves in a matter of seconds once it gets flushed. Sanitary wipes are a different story. The truth is, sanitary wipes that are often labeled as “flushable” are anything but. Items like baby wipes, disinfectant cleaning wipes, sanitary hand wipes and the like contain oils and lotions and do not break down like […]

Comments Off / November 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 »