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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 »

Santa to parade around Folsom

Santa will arrive in Folsom on Dec. 9.

Here comes Santa Claus! Folsom Police and Fire staff, along with volunteers, will guide Santa’s sleigh on the annual parade beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 this year. The project will run nightly Dec. 9-14. In the event of heavy rain, the parade will be rescheduled for Dec. 15-17. When you hear the Police and Fire Department […]

3 Comments / November 23, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Officials reviewing options for Nimbus Hatchery fish passage


In 1955 the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation built the Nimbus Fish Hatchery at Gold River to mitigate the loss of spawning habitat for Chinook salmon and steelhead trout caused by construction of the Nimbus Dam. The hatchery is located on the south bank of the American River one-quarter mile downstream from Nimbus Dam. The river […]

No Comment / November 22, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »