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Low-interest county loans available for home repairs

El Dorado County has funds available as low-interest rate loans for home repairs to income-qualified homeowners in the unincorporated areas of the county. Funding is provided through the State Community Development Block Grant Program and the county’s Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Funds. These Housing Rehabilitation loans must be used to correct health and safety issues […]

No Comment / April 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Celebrated canine deputy dies

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department lost one of its four-legged members on March 20. Asko died from unexpected natural causes. Asko joined the Sheriff’s Office in 2006 when he started his law enforcement training with partner Deputy Jeffrey Tucker. Canines and their handlers become a very close team as they live together and work together […]

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

Tdap vaccine required for incoming seventh-graders

Parents of children entering seventh grade this fall can be ahead of the game by getting their pre-teen vaccinated now with the pertussis vaccine booster dose, also known as Tdap. Beginning with the 2012-13 school year, and for all future school years, California law requires incoming seventh-grade students in public and private schools to show proof […]

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

People Talk: What do you think of road conditions in El Dorado Hills??

 

No Comment / April 02, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lawyer jumps into Assembly race

Anthony Pugno

SACRAMENTO — Small business owner Andy Pugno announced his candidacy for State Assembly, District 6, saying that his real-world experience owning and operating a small business, combined with his proven record of effective leadership, makes him the right choice for voters who want to get California back on track. “The 6th Assembly District is one […]

No Comment / March 29, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Help care for orphaned baby birds

Sierra Wildlife Rescue is gearing up to open its Baby Bird Nursery, held during spring and summer at SWR’s Wildlife Center in Placerville. Caring for orphaned or injured nestlings or fledglings is a wonderful way to help SWR and to learn about the fascinating lives of foothill songbirds, game birds (including baby quail and turkeys) […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Watch out for wildlife when sprucing up

Spring last month, and Sierra Wildlife Rescue has already received several baby squirrels and several baby birds who were the “victims” of spring clean-up. The squirrels’ nests fell due to tree-trimming, while the terrified mother squirrels ran off and did not return. Fortunately, most of the babies survived and are in the care of  SWR […]

No Comment / March 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »