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Find Waldo in El Dorado Hills

Do you know Waldo? With his striped shirt, signature cap and black-rimmed specs, he has been a beloved figure in children’s literature since 1987. Children love to spot him hidden in the detailed scenes illustrating the “Where’s Waldo?” books. This July, children can search for the famous character at 25 local businesses throughout the community. […]

Comments Off / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

ORHS student at Shakespeare camp

ASHLAND, ORE. — The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is pleased to announce that its 2013 Summer Seminar for High School Juniors is under way. This is the 32nd anniversary for this vital student program and program officials are once again delighted to host 65 new students this year from July 29 through Aug. 10. Quintin Casl […]

Comments Off / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

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 »