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Tips to stay cool during hot weather

With warmer weather, extended daylight hours and lots of outdoor activities to enjoy, El Dorado County health officials are offering hot weather safety tips. “Each summer brings the potential for heat waves that can be dangerous and cause serious medical problems. Being prepared is important,” said Kristine Oase Guth, manager of the El Dorado County […]

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Painting raffle helps libraries

Friends of the El Dorado County Library President Sunny Culy and Library Director Jeanne Amos, left to right, show off "The Late Show." Courtesy photo

Show support for local libraries and get a chance to win a beautiful giclee print for the home or office by purchasing raffle tickets now on sale at  the six branches of the El Dorado County Library. “Thanks to the generosity of former El Dorado County Supervisor Jack Sweeney, the Friends of the El Dorado […]

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Do you know this man?

Sheriff John D’Agostini is asking for your help. Do you know the man in these photos? Have you seen someone that looks like this, riding on a real nice new bicycle? During the early morning hours on Monday, May 20, a man broke into Town Center Bike and Tri in El Dorado Hills. After breaking […]

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Connections-One Stop to host hiring events

The El Dorado County Connections-One Stop is sponsoring two hiring events in June. The events are free and open to the general community. During the events, representatives from two local businesses will meet with potential candidates and conduct on-site screening interviews. “This is a wonderful opportunity for the businesses to reach out to the community […]

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Sheriff looking for a few good STARs

Sheriff John D’Agostini would like to invite residents to apply for the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office STAR Academy, Sept. 16-27, 2013. Academy training hours are 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, with accompanying afternoon driver proficiency training and law enforcement support visitations. The academy will conclude with a formal uniformed graduation on […]

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All aboard: Railroad Museum calls out for summer volunteers

SACRAMENTO — 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 in summer 2013 to help communicate the West’s fascinating […]

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Fee-free day: Have an adventure at national forests and grasslands

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Forest Service offers a fee-free day on June 8 in celebration of National Get Outdoors Day, an annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. The Forest Service offers fee-free four times a year. The first such fee-free period in 2013 was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The other days […]

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