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Sheriff revitalizes Reserve Deputy Program

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has restructured, reorganized and rejuvenated the Reserve Deputy Program. After being in existence for more than 20 years, the Reserve Deputy Sheriff program was dwindling. At Sheriff John D’Agostini’s direction the program has more than doubled in size and continues to grow. Reserve deputies are non-paid employees of the […]

No Comment / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: With more development proposed, what do you think of Green Valley Road traffic?

 

No Comment / June 20, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Burn permit suspension July 2

CAMINO — All burn permits within the State Responsibility Area in Amador County and on the western slope of El Dorado County will be suspended at 8 a.m. Monday, July 2. Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire, has signed a proclamation suspending burn permits. “Time is running out for […]

1 Comment / June 20, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

McClintock to ‘birther': ‘Knock it off’

A woman at the June meeting of the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills jumped at the chance to ask Congressman Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, why no congressional investigation had been launched into the president’s fraudulent birth certificate. McClintock didn’t mince words, pointing out that the State of Hawaii has authenticated the Obama birth […]

No Comment / June 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

McClintock disses solar power

Congressman Tom McClintock, R-Elk Grove, had harsh words for the solar industry in comments to the county chamber on June 14. “Solar power is not new, not promising and certainly not cheap,” he said. The costs of a heavily subsidized solar industry are buried in taxes, and are an example of free-market meddling that drives […]

No Comment / June 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Don’t leave pets inside vehicles during warm weather

El Dorado County Animal Services advises pet owners to not leave dogs, cats or other pets unattended in vehicles during warm weather. If the outside temperature is 80 degrees or higher, temperatures inside vehicles can climb to 120 degrees or more within 10 to 20 minutes, even with the windows opened 2 or 3 inches; […]

No Comment / June 19, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Chan House to showcase Folsom’s Chinese heritage

June Chan and her brother Howard grew up in the Chan House. June Chan is a tireless advocate for preservation of Chinese history and is the leader of the effort to convert the building to a historical museum with a garden as seen in the rendering she holds. Photo by Roberta Long

Visitors to the newly redeveloped Historic Sutter Street notice one building that seems overlooked. The small, yellow building near the Gold Line light rail station at 719 Sutter St. looks much as it did years ago. It is not forgotten and will soon become another nugget in the treasure that is Folsom’s Historic District. It […]

1 Comment / June 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »