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Drop off your drugs on Prescription Drug Take-back Day

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-back Day on Oct. 29. This is an opportunity for county residents to dispose of old and unwanted prescription drugs. Three sites will be operating where these drugs can be disposed of free with no […]

No Comment / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What’s the most interesting thing you’ve found when cleaning up?

Asked at the El Dorado Hills Community Clean-up event held Saturday.

No Comment / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID board chooses rates model; public meetings scheduled

PLACERVILLE — During its Oct. 11 meeting the El Dorado Irrigation Board of Directors again considered various components of the district’s recently completed Cost of Services study model. The Board selected a preferred cost recovery allocation methodology and the method for integrating Domestic Irrigation customers into other rate classes, and considered the El Dorado County Office of […]

No Comment / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye USD official takes on new role

The El Dorado County Office of Education recently announced that Roberta Montalbano has been selected as their new associate superintendent of Administrative Services. Montalbano has been serving as the assistant superintendent and chief business official for the Buckeye Union School District since 2008. As such, she has overseen all administrative services of the district including […]

No Comment / October 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A new ‘Day’ for EID?

On Oct. 11 Harry Norris and EID’s board again reviewed General Manager Abercrombie’s proposed 28 percent residential water rate increase for 2012. There was a lot of bickering by different board members over which ratepayer segments should receive preferential rate breaks … but neither Harry or anyone else said “enough is enough, let’s truly cut […]

2 Comments / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Food bank gets help from Kids Can Food Drive

The Food Bank of El Dorado County and KCRA 3 have officially  kicked off the 24th annual KCRA 3 Kids Can Food Drive. Fourteen area schools in El Dorado County will participate in the 2011 KCRA Kids Can Food Drive and all of the collections will benefit the Food Bank of El Dorado County. Through Nov. […]

No Comment / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Gregory Andersen

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Army Pvt. Gregory W. Andersen has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons […]

No Comment / October 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »