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Women’s fund awards grants

Nearly $52,000 in funding was awarded to five local nonprofits by Women’s Fund El Dorado at its recent annual Grants Gala, held at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The dinner event, which included updates from the previous year’s grant recipients, provides “a time for reflections and for celebrating the power of collective giving,” […]

No Comment / June 22, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Bring it on,’ says Nutting

Vowing to appeal his misdemeanor convictions and subsequent removal from office, ex-supervisor Ray Nutting gave an impassioned impromptu speech at the Tea Party meeting Tuesday night, garnering loud applause. Convicted of six misdemeanor charges for taking personal loans from two county employees and a building contractor to bail himself out of jail last year, Nutting […]

No Comment / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID approves Bass Lake sale

The sale of Bass Lake as surplus property was approved by the board of the El Dorado Irrigation District at its June 9 meeting. The 152-acre property was sold to the Rescue Union School District for $300,000. Rescue has long-term plans to build a school on the property. The sale was approved on a 4 […]

No Comment / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Keep cool, stay healthy during hot weather

El Dorado County health officials are offering tips to stay cool and healthy during the coming summer months. “When temperatures rise, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself, your family and others,” said Kristine Oase Guth, program manager in the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. The potential for heat waves occurs […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting removed from board

A judge ruled Friday morning that the District 2 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors seat would be declared vacant and the former supervisor would serve three years probation. Judge Timothy Buckley began the judgment and sentencing hearing of Supervisor Ray Nutting, who represented the south side of El Dorado Hills, by saying there was an […]

1 Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Register for Emergency Notification System

Summer is on it’s way and with it comes the risk of wildland fires. Already throughout the state many lives and homes have been in danger due to wildland fires. If your home, or the home of someone you care for is at risk, will you be notified? Have you registered for emergency notifications through […]

No Comment / June 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

School district providing summer meals

Summertime is a time to play hard but it is also a time to remember to eat right. To make sure good nutrition remains a priority all summer long — and students will return to school in the fall healthy, sharp and ready to learn — the Rescue Union School District will again sponsor the […]

No Comment / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »