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New investigator position to focus on elder abuse

Sheriff John D’Agostini recently announced the addition of a new investigator position that will be added to the sheriff’s detective bureau. This new position will solely be used to investigate elder abuse and financial crimes. There is a large population of elderly citizens residing within El Dorado County. The county’s elderly population is 31.62 percent […]

1 Comment / December 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Mik’ names picks

Supervisor-elect Ron Mikulaco won his District 1 seat in the June primary, giving him ample time to decide on an administrative assistant and fill a couple dozen appointments that go with the job. He named former manufacturing executive Michelle Elliston, 45, as administrative assistant and also announced Rich Stewart, 53, as his choice for the […]

No Comment / December 10, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Earn PG&E credits with winter gas savings program

SAN FRANCISCO — Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently announced the start of its Winter Gas Savings program, which gives eligible residential and business customers an opportunity to earn an automatic bill credit of up to 20 percent for reducing natural gas usage during peak months. Customers who lower usage during December 2012 and January […]

No Comment / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Community Vision honors youth

The sixth annual Youth STAR Awards, sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition, recognizes local youth for their outstanding contributions to community through leadership, mentoring, participation, and volunteerism. “It is fundamental to our mission to recognize young people for their contributions to their communities, schools, organizations and especially for their service to others,” said DJ […]

No Comment / December 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Keep your holidays merry, bright and safe

SACRAMENTO — Holiday lights bring joy to the season, but they can also bring hazards. An estimated 400 home fires involving Christmas trees or holiday lights occur each year in the U.S., resulting in 21 deaths and $25.2 million in direct property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration. PG&E […]

No Comment / December 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Canned good menorah celebrates Chanukah

Folsom embraces the true spirit of freedom and the holiday season celebrating community and freedom with the sixth annual Chanukah Wonderland and 6-foot canned good menorah. Taking place this year at the Folsom Community Center, the community is invited to share in the Chanukah celebration that will culminate in lighting a unique canned food Menorah from […]

No Comment / December 03, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge to Oak Ridge project returns

By Samita Dutta Oak Ridge High School’s Be Change project has returned. Through Dec. 15, high school students will collect items for Oak Ridge Elementary School students. “We do this project so we as a community can come together and do something good,” said Nicole Sciutto, an activities director at Oak Ridge High School. Next week […]

No Comment / December 03, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »