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Human Services plans homeless count; volunteers needed

An accurate count of the homeless could earn El Dorado County more funding to help them. Thinkstock image

Do you care about the plight of the homeless people in El Dorado County? Do you wish there were more housing and services to help people who truly want help? Are you frustrated with inadequate funding that doesn’t meet the needs of our community? For a single night during the last 10 days of January, […]

Comments Off / January 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Gaines’ special elections bill cuts out polling places

Sen. Ted Gaines

SACRAMENTO — Sent. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, announced that he has introduced a bill that will help cut the cost of special elections in smaller California counties. Senate Bill 109 will give counties with populations under 400,000 the option to hold solely vote-by-mail elections in situations where a special election is called. “My bill will help […]

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Seniors appreciate Chief Veerkamp

Thank you, Chief Brian Veerkamp for your years of dedicated service to the El Dorado Hills community. We especially appreciate your unending support of our El Dorado Hills Senior Center and seniors throughout the region. You will be missed! Janet Kenneweg EDH Senior Center Supervisor

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Bruins can’t answer Huskies

SHINGLE SPRINGS — With a timely steal at mid-court, Ponderosa’s Ryan Miles, who finished a strong night on the hardwood with eight points, raced the length of the court and softly put in a shot off the glass to give the host Bruins an early lead in their Delta River League encounter with Sheldon Wednesday […]

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Oak Ridge comeback overwhelms Jesuit


By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent The Oak Ridge boys basketball team trailed Jesuit for nearly the entire game in Wednesday’s first Delta River League Wednesday, but with the home crowd rocking the gym the Trojans came from behind in the second half for what became an epic battle as Troy forced the contest […]

Comments Off / January 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sheriff’s Dept. offers Citizens Academy


Sheriff John D’Agostini and members of the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department would like to invite the people of El Dorado County to the upcoming El Dorado County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy. This academy will familiarize El Dorado County residents with many aspects of law enforcement and the role the Sheriff’s Office plays in our community. […]

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They’re back! It’s Girl Scout Cookie time

DELICIOUS TREATS — Girl Scout Cookie season is here. Keep an eye out for your local Girl Scouts if you want to purchase a box ... or 10!

SACRAMENTO — Friday, Jan. 14, is the first day to preorder Girl Scout Cookies for the 2011 Girl Scout Cookie season. Girl Scouts ages 5 to 17 will call friends and family and walk door-to-door to take Girl Scout Cookie preorders. If you don’t get a call or a knock on the door don’t worry; […]

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