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CSD agrees to Waste Connections contract extension

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s public hearing to discuss its trash and recycling pickup contract with El Dorado Disposal Services resulted in a 13-year contract extension, which will likely bring El Dorado Hills’ contract into alignment with similar contracts in Cameron Park and Placerville. Alignment with the two other West Slope communities that enforce […]

No Comment / November 30, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Placerville man shot during botched drug deal, cops say

A drug deal gone awry led to the shooting of a 21-year-old Placerville man Friday night, according to officials with the Folsom Police Department. The Placerville resident, whose name was not immediately available, suffered a non-life threatening gunshot wound and was treated at an area hospital. Folsom Police Department officers responded to a report of […]

No Comment / November 30, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Food bank gets into the holiday spirit of giving

PLACERVILLE — The Food Bank of El Dorado County proudly present its Holiday Outreach event for 2010. For more than a decade  your local Food Bank has teamed with the community and provided the supplies for a complete holiday meal to our less fortunate neighbors in communities throughout El Dorado County with this incredible event that […]

No Comment / November 30, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Become a sheriff’s dept. STAR

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department announces its volunteer Sheriff’s Team of Active Retirees training academy will run March 7-18, 2011. START Academy training hours are 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday, with accompanying evening driver proficiency training and law enforcement support visitations. The academy concludes with a formal uniformed graduation on March 18. […]

No Comment / November 29, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Black Friday earlybirds rose to the occasion

The El Dorado Hills Black Friday shopping story once again took place at Target in Town Center, where bargain hunters started queuing up, bundled in lawn chairs and insulated sleeping bags, at 7 p.m. on Thursday night. Store manager Brad Scott estimated the line contained 600 people by the time the store opened at 4 […]

No Comment / November 27, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tobacco sales to minors drop in El Dorado County

A recent Youth Tobacco Purchase Survey conducted on the Western Slope of the county showed that fewer merchants were willing to sell tobacco products to minors. Of the 76 tobacco retailers surveyed, only eight were willing to sell tobacco products to youth resulting in a sales rate of 10.5 percent. Last spring a similar survey […]

No Comment / November 24, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park hometown hero: Kenneth Mallette

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Kenneth S. Mallette graduated from the Utilities Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas. The course is designed to train students in water processing, analysis, operating principles of water treatment plants, maintenance of water and waste water, fire suppression and backflow prevention systems and components; […]

No Comment / November 24, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »