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Kittens and cats need ‘fur’ever homes

These kittens and many more are looking for a good home. Courtesy photo

Kitten season is in full swing and the El Dorado County Animal Services shelter in Placerville is reaching out to the community to encourage adoptions. “Our shelter is nearly full with some amazing kittens and cats right now, and we are asking the public to help us find these beautiful animals loving homes,” said Allison […]

Comments Off / July 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

First EDH Cabinet foundation grants announced

The El Dorado Community Foundation’s El Dorado Hills Cabinet recently awarded its first grants. In response to the outreach to local nonprofits organizations, service clubs, schools and churches in the area, cabinet members received 19 returned requests for funding. “All of us in the cabinet were pleased to receive so many quality applications from such a […]

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Crime watch: July 4-10

Thirsty thieves July 4: Unknown suspect(s) stole a 12-pack of beer from a business on Town Center Boulevard. Under the gun July 4: An unknown subject entered a residence on Wilson Boulevard and stole a firearm. Those aren’t sparklers July 4: Deputies observed a subject lighting fireworks in the middle of the roadway on Gillett Drive. […]

Comments Off / July 15, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Music workshop July 21

California State University, Sacramento will offer free classical music, played by some of the finest musicians, this summer as part of its CalCap Chamber Music Workshop, from Sunday, July 21, through Friday, Aug. 2. This year’s workshop is drawing intermediate and advanced musicians from as far away as Washington state, Minnesota and Canada. The course […]

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Caribbean night fundraiser to help barn cats

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Pirates and barn cats will share more than just temperament this July as Animal Outreach hosts its evening extravaganza and fundraiser, “Barn Cats of the Caribbean,” Saturday, July 20, at the Cameron Park Community Center. The evening event is both a fundraiser for Animal Outreach’s Barn Cat Program and a celebration of the program’s third […]

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Residents plead case for new crosswalk

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With construction of Windsor Point Park underway, neighbors say a new crosswalk leading to it only makes sense. The Department of Transportation, however, says no. Windsor Point Park sits on the corner of Francisco and Schooner Drives, directly across from Lake Forest Elementary and Marina Village Middle School. Currently two crosswalks with stop signs form […]

Comments Off / July 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CSD, employees reach impasse after negotiations

The majority of 23 El Dorado Hills Community Services District union employees showed solidarity by attending the board meeting July 11. The union and CSD declared impasse June 28 after the two parties couldn’t agree on the new employee contract that was to go into effect July 1. Several employees voiced their frustration that the […]

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