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Vision Coalition addresses pedestrian safety

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition received a $5,000 grant from California Department of Public Health and California Office of Traffic Safety to address the problem of pedestrian safety in El Dorado Hills. Every hour one pedestrian is injured or killed in California. Pedestrians accounted for nearly one out of five deaths in traffic collisions […]

No Comment / March 29, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lawyer jumps into Assembly race

Anthony Pugno

SACRAMENTO — Small business owner Andy Pugno announced his candidacy for State Assembly, District 6, saying that his real-world experience owning and operating a small business, combined with his proven record of effective leadership, makes him the right choice for voters who want to get California back on track. “The 6th Assembly District is one […]

No Comment / March 29, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local Cal Fire division launched website

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire has launched its own website which contains pertinent information for everyone living within the boundaries of Amador County, El Dorado County and portions of Alpine, Sacramento and San Joaquin Counties. “This is a really exciting time for us. We worked very hard over the last year […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Women’s Fund offers new scholarship

The Women’s Fund El Dorado is proud to announce the first year of an annual scholarship, the Wickline Scholar award. The creation of this award began in 2009 when Marian Wickline left a legacy gift to the El Dorado Community Foundation. When the foundation learned of Marian’s pride of graduating from Mills College in 1934 […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sacramento museums go earthy

SACRAMENTO — In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science, and wildlife treasures all year long. In April many of the 28 members of Sacramento Association of Museums […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Help care for orphaned baby birds

Sierra Wildlife Rescue is gearing up to open its Baby Bird Nursery, held during spring and summer at SWR’s Wildlife Center in Placerville. Caring for orphaned or injured nestlings or fledglings is a wonderful way to help SWR and to learn about the fascinating lives of foothill songbirds, game birds (including baby quail and turkeys) […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Watch out for wildlife when sprucing up

Spring last month, and Sierra Wildlife Rescue has already received several baby squirrels and several baby birds who were the “victims” of spring clean-up. The squirrels’ nests fell due to tree-trimming, while the terrified mother squirrels ran off and did not return. Fortunately, most of the babies survived and are in the care of  SWR […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »