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EDH speaking group gets award

The Statement Makers Toastmasters club in El Dorado Hills recently received the Rising Star award, only one of two clubs in their 170-club district to achieve the honor. The Rising Star is given to clubs which have increased their membership significantly and to those that have also been given Distinguished Club status. “Not only were […]

No Comment / January 18, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Volunteer income tax counselors will be available

Volunteer income tax counselors will be available at various locations throughout El Dorado County, Feb. 1 through April 15. The service is free and available to all middle- and low-income taxpayers, with special attention to persons aged 60 and older. The American Association of Retired Persons, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service and the […]

No Comment / January 17, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County Republicans elect new chairman

Todd White

On Jan. 7 new members of the El Dorado County Republican Central Committee were sworn in by county Recorder Clerk/Registrar of Voters Bill Schultz. That same evening RCC members voted to elect Todd White to serve as the 2017 chairman. The El Dorado County RCC is the elected body of the California Republican Party and […]

1 Comment / January 16, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supervisors declare countywide emergency

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously declared a countywide state of emergency Jan. 1o in order to battle flooding, mudslides and infrastructure damage resulting from recent storms. Requested by Division of Transportation Director Bard Lower, the board’s action allows county crews to streamline efforts to repair and prevent damage to roads and facilities. In […]

No Comment / January 16, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Join El Dorado County’s Teen Court

El Dorado County Teen Court is now recruiting new student participants for the spring program. Teen Court is a unique and highly successful program that actively involves teens in the local judicial system. The program operates in both Placerville and South Lake Tahoe. After completing mandatory orientation training, teens serve as personnel in real court […]

No Comment / January 11, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

State tax season now open

SACRAMENTO — The Franchise Tax Board has begun accepting 2016 state tax returns for a filing season that extends through April 18, three days beyond the traditional deadline because of a federal holiday. The FTB encourages taxpayers to take advantage of the agency’s online services and take extra steps to protect themselves and their refunds. Free filing […]

No Comment / January 10, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New property tax system gets supervisors’ OK

During its first regular session of the new year the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement for modernizing the county’s property tax system. Recommended by the assessor, auditor-controller and treasurer-tax collector, the initial $1.2 million deal with Megabyte Systems runs through June 2019. Thereafter a maintenance agreement for $310,200 will be in place […]

No Comment / January 09, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »