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Connections – One Stop offers services for mature job seekers

Approximately 40 percent of adults living in El Dorado County are age 55 or older and this percentage is expected to increase. Many of these individuals continue to stay active in the job market or are actively seeking employment. To assist these individuals, the El Dorado County Connections – One Stop is expanding its outreach efforts […]

Comments Off / June 12, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Keep your pooch away from rattlesnakes

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is sponsoring its final Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic for this year on June 29-30 with a registration deadline of June 22. The clinic will take place in the Placerville area. Rattlesnakes are common in El Dorado County, and reports of sightings and bites are up this year. Treatment is extremely […]

Comments Off / June 11, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Stay safe in the water

Steve Wallen Swim School 1.) Never leave children unattended, not even if they can swim, not even for a few moments. 2.) Enforce water safety rules. Especially no running, pushing or dunking. 3.) Limit use of floaties as they create a false sense of security. 4.) Learn to blow bubbles. 5.) Promote the prone, horizontal […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Suspected bike thief caught

Brandon Lee Rose

Thanks to media exposure and some helpful citizens, El Dorado County sheriff’s officials have apprehended a suspect in the $7,000 theft that occurred in El Dorado Hills earlier this month. On May 20 a previously unknown man broke into the Town Center Bike and Tri shop on Town Center Boulevard. When he left the shop […]

Comments Off / June 09, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants available for senior programs

A core group of individuals working together for several years has raised awareness and funds to support “wellness, dignity and independence of El Dorado County seniors and their caregivers.”  They call themselves the Friends of El Dorado County Seniors. Through the newly created Friends of El Dorado Seniors Fund at the El Dorado Community Foundation, Friends […]

Comments Off / June 09, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Off to see the wizard …

The timeless classic family musical “The Wizard of Oz,” based on the beloved 1939 film starring Judy Garland, kicks off the 2013 Music Circus season with an extended run at the Wells Fargo Pavilion, June 21-30. Filled with favorite songs like “Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard,” fans of all ages […]

Comments Off / June 09, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Doc talks diabetes at Rotary

On July 18 the Rotary Club of Historic Folsom will have Dr. Christine Lee speak on diabetes. At the Lake Natoma Inn breakfast, the author of “The Essentials of Diabetes” and “The Essentials of Insulin” will talk about the causes of diabetes, how it damages the body and how to control it. The Rotary Club […]

Comments Off / June 09, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »