Home » Featured Stories You are browsing entries filed in “Featured Stories”

‘Be the Voice’ for Habitat

El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will hold its first singing competition with a $1,000 prize going to the winner. “Be The Voice” is a singing competition that begins on Facebook where anyone older than 13 can submit an audition video before July 25. Contestants then help to promote their video by getting their Facebook […]

No Comment / June 22, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment,Featured Stories | Read More »

Folsom Fire Safe Council wants you ‘Ready – Set – Go’

FOLSOM — 2011 is shaping up nationwide to be a powerful wildfire season. With that in mind the Folsom Fire Safe Council, in conjunction with the Folsom Fire Department, is launching a wildfire preparedness campaign: “Ready – Set – Go.”  Folsom is one of the first communities in the Sacramento region to launch this new […]

No Comment / June 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Burn permits suspended as of July 1

CAMINO — Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire has signed a proclamation suspending burn permits beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday, July 1. The suspension affects all burn permits within the State Responsibility Area in Amador County and on the western slope of El Dorado County. This suspension does […]

No Comment / June 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk – What’s your opinion of Gov. Brown’s budget rejection?

David Allen, El Dorado Hills "I was surprised. He's been very no-nonsense. I'€™m waiting for what'€™s next. As an educator. I hope there'™s no cuts to school funding."

Dan Haul, El Dorado Hills “That budget didn’€™t work. Do the math. It was full of tricks. Rejecting it was right.” David Allen, El Dorado Hills “I was surprised. He’s been very no-nonsense. I’€™m waiting for what’€™s next. As an educator. I hope there’™s no cuts to school funding.” Jeri Wenger, El Dorado Hills “It’€™s […]

No Comment / June 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom’s south of 50 EIR OK’d

The Folsom City Council chamber was standing-room only as the council met on June 14 to approve the environmental impact report/environmental impact statement on the approximately 3,600 acres specific plan development between Highway 50 and White Rock Road south of the city. “I’ve been working on this for 17 years,” said council member Kerri Howell, […]

No Comment / June 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Offensive headstones will be replaced

Thirty-six racially offensive gravestones have been removed and will be replaced by new stones at Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery in El Dorado Hills. El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer Terri Daly signed an agreement with the California Prison Industry Authority June 8, under which inmates will provide both skilled and unskilled labor for the project. […]

No Comment / June 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire dept. plans drill

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department will conduct a multi-agency wildland fire exercise from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, on the west side of El Dorado Hills; Fire apparatus will move in and out of the Ridgeview and Promontory villages throughout the operational period of the exercise. The incident command post will […]

No Comment / June 16, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »