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Electricity Fair re-energizes Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park

The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park Visitor Center will open its doors to the public on Saturday, Sept. 8, highlighting one of the world’s oldest hydroelectric facilities. The public is encouraged to join the Electricity Fair — an interactive family celebration intended to re-energize the powerhouse. The fair will feature children activities, docents welcoming the public to the […]

No Comment / August 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mental health first aid training offered

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Mental Health Division is partnering with Green Valley Community Church in Placerville to host an important community training series for members of the public entitled “Mental Health First Aid.” The free training will arm the public with skills to help people who are exhibiting signs of […]

No Comment / August 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH woman critical after horrific Jeepers Jamboree accident

An accident during the 60th annual Jeepers Jamboree severely injured an El Dorado Hills woman on July 28. Rachel Anne Gray, 21, was flown to UC Davis Medical Center after her vehicle rolled down a hill near the middle of Cadillac Hill on the Rubicon Trail in Placer County, according to California Highway Patrol officer […]

No Comment / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Zoo Sanctuary made fire safe

The Folsom Fire Safe Council, in partnership with the city of Folsom and Cal Fire, has completed a shaded fuel break project to improve the overall safety of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary from the threat of wildfire. Since 1963 this small zoo has provided safe, life-long homes for animals that were either raised and rejected […]

No Comment / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t forget back-to-school immunizations

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Division offers back-to-school immunizations for children. Public Health can provide all childhood vaccinations required for school entry, including those needed for kindergarten entry, and the Tdap vaccine which is required for incoming seventh-graders and for those students in grades eight through 12 who are transferring from another state […]

No Comment / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New library tax on ballot

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a ballot measure to establish a special tax to support library services. If approved by voters in November, the tax would apply a uniform library assessment on all parcels and replace the library taxes already assessed. Currently Cameron Park charges a $25 benefit assessment on each dwelling […]

No Comment / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lake Hills home spontaneously combusts

A Planeta Drive home in the Lake Hills neighborhood burst into flames at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, with no one home. There were no injuries, and investigators have ruled out criminal activity. They initially suspected oily rags as the ignition source but haven’t reached any concrete conclusions, said El Dorado Hills Fire […]

1 Comment / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »