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Want to become a Master Food Preserver?

Betty Hess-Pierce UCCE Master Food Preserver of El Dorado County The University of California Cooperative Extension invites adults interested in helping others learn about safe home food preservation to apply to train to become a certified UCCE Master Food Preserver volunteer. Master Food Preserver volunteers learn university-based, scientific information and then share that knowledge with our community […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Forum focuses on poverty

An estimated one El Dorado County resident in 10 lives at or below the poverty level — a sobering statistic that the Women’s Fund El Dorado will address in its next round of charitable grants. As part of the process and to learn more about the problem, Women’s Fund members and the general public are […]

Comments Off / January 08, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown Heroes

Army Pfc. Paul D. Berzinas has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition, core values and physical fitness and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Generous Raley’s shoppers feed thousands

WEST SACRAMENTO — Thanks to the generosity of Raley’s customers, employees and community partners, Raley’s Food For Families annual holiday bag campaign surpassed its goal by nearly 50 percent, raising 2.9 million pounds of food in Northern California and Northern Nevada. The total, raised Nov. 7 through Dec. 31, is among the highest in recent years and set a new bar for 2015. “This […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

County accepting comments on Sign Ordinance

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency, as the lead agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for a comprehensive update to the Sign Ordinance. The DEIR is prepared in accordance with the California Environmental Quality Act and the CEQA guidelines. The standard review period for a Draft EIR submitted to the State Clearinghouse is 45 calendar […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Want to work on the railroad?

Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? California State Parks, the California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of railroading and the […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Community urged to help identify woman for FBI

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks assistance from the public to identify a woman whose body was found in the greater Seattle, Wash., area more than 25 years ago. The King County Sheriff’s Office has been unable to reveal the woman’s true identity despite more than two decades […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »