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El Dorado Transit posts holiday schedule

The El Dorado County Transit Authority announces it will operate the following schedule during the Christmas and New Year holidays: Thursday, Dec. 23 – Limited service The Saturday Express will operate its regular Saturday schedule; no other local fixed routes will operate. Limited Dial-A-Ride andADA complementary paratransit services will be available. Sacramento Commuter Route No. 6 will […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Office of Education talks organization


The El Dorado County Office of Education will host an informational community forum on School District Organization on Monday, Jan. 10, in Conference Room B-2 at the Office of Education. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m., with the forum taking place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  This forum on School District Organization is designed as an […]

No Comment / December 02, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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 »