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Countdown to county fair begins

PLACERVILLE — We know you’ve been waiting … and it’s almost here! On June 13 the “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams” 2013 El Dorado County Fair begins. Come to the El Dorado County Fairgrounds from June 13-16 and join the fun! Be transported to the outback as the Aussie Kingdom shows off native Australian wildlife […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Emergency responders recognized during EMS Week

Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, firefighters and base hospital medical staff in El Dorado County are being recognized as part of National Emergency Medical Services Week, May 19-25. “EMS Week is a great time to say thank you to the dedicated men and women in El Dorado County who make saving lives their mission,” said Richard […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Crew shutting down Bass Lake Road

The Transportation Division of the El Dorado County Community Development Agency will close both directions of Bass Lake Road between Silver Dove Way and City Lights Drive at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31. The closure will remain in effect until 6 a.m. on Monday, June 3. Closure times may change depending on weather and […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants available for El Dorado Hills-based non-profits

The El Dorado Community Foundation is proud to announce its first granting opportunity designed specifically for El Dorado Hills-based organizations that meet the definition of charitable organizations as defined by the federal government and whose programs or services support or enhance the community of El Dorado Hills.  Requests for proposals are now open. The foundation […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Aerojet Wounded Veteran Run May 27

Registration now open for popular 3K, 5K and 10K event The third annual Wounded Veteran Run, an important regional fundraiser that benefits local injured veterans through the national Wounded Warrior Project and the Fallen Warriors Memorial Organization, is scheduled for Memorial Day, May 27. Founded in 2011 by local college student Courtney Hvostal in honor of […]

Comments Off / May 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Jeffrey Lewis

Airman 1st Class Jeffrey T. Lewis

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jeffrey T. Lewis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]

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Tea Party groups irate over IRS harassment

The Tea Party Patriots, the nation’s largest tea party organization, rejected the apology by the IRS for targeting tax-exempt groups for further review during the 2012 election cycle and demanded the immediate resignations of all of those involved in the deliberate harassment of Tea Party Patriots and similar groups. News reports indicated that Lois Lerner, […]

Comments Off / May 13, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »