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County’s water conservation falling short

For the third week in a row in September, El Dorado Irrigation District customer water conservation has fallen short of the 28 percent state-mandated target. EID officials ask that customers continue their efforts to conserve water wherever possible to ensure EID meets its mandated reduction requirement and end the season on a strong note. For ideas about how to cut […]

No Comment / September 28, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

My Turn: Going back to school with ease

Fall has arrived and another school year is under way. Amid the excitement there’s often a little stress too, which can apply as much to parents as kids, especially in the case of families who need to keep their kids gluten-free. I remember when our son was diagnosed as having a gluten sensitivity. I was not surprised […]

No Comment / September 27, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EID planning for the future

The El Dorado Irrigation District’s long-term financial plan is designed to ensure there are adequate funds to make the necessary infrastructure investments to maintain safe and reliable service. We do this by striking a balance between funding infrastructure through current cash flow and the need to borrow funds for more costly projects. As our water […]

No Comment / September 20, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

My Turn: Outstanding conservation and investing in community infrastructure

I want to start with a big “thank you” to our customers. There is a strong sense of community in the El Dorado Irrigation District’s service area and all of El Dorado County. Our community of ratepayers continues to step up in a strong way every week during this historic drought. For July and August — the […]

No Comment / September 20, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Italian masterpieces have a big day in Folsom

Jim Rotan of El Dorado Hills poses with his original 1988 Alfa Romeo Graduate at the Italy on Wheels event las weekend. Next to the classic car is Rotan's wife's Vespa. Photo by Larry Weitzman

Italy on Wheels rolled into the Murer House Museum in Folsom on Sept. 12 for its fourth annual, all-Italian automobile, motorcycle, motor scooter and bicycle show. The automobiles filled the parking lot with the best in classic and modern Italian hardware, populated with enthusiasts from the area, including El Dorado County. The 12th was also the day of […]

No Comment / September 16, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Students invited to Run for the Gold

The Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado County Western Slope hosts the El Dorado County Run for the Gold, open to El Dorado County students in first through eighth grade who wish to participate in a professionally chipped 1K, 2K or 5K race. The race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Union Mine […]

No Comment / September 14, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sports Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 9 Soccer Rio Americano @ OR, 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10 Girls golf OR @ Granite Bay, 3:30 p.m. Tennis Folsom vs OR, Broadstone, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball OR @ CBS, 6 p.m. Water polo OR boys @ Rio Linda, 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11 Football *OR @ Burbank, 7:30 p.m. Soccer Folsom @ […]

No Comment / September 06, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »