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County hosting bid workshop

As part of the government procurement workshop series for small businesses, El Dorado County is sponsoring a free workshop entitled Responding to an Invitation for Bid from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 1. It will be held in the El Dorado County administration building at 330 Fair Lane, Building A, OES conference room, […]

No Comment / November 11, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lung cancer claims more lives than other cancers combined

In recognition of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Marshall Medical Center wants to educate the public about this deadly disease. The No. 1 cancer killer, more than 450 Americans die each day of lung cancer. It kills more people than breast, prostate, colon, liver, melanoma and kidney cancers combined. The main cause of 85 percent […]

No Comment / November 10, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner, son of Erin and James Blaylock and Robert and Jenny Tanner recently completed basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., with the 198th Infantry Brigade, Echo Company. Jake successfully completed 10 weeks of training designed to challenge new Army Infantry recruits both physically and mentally. He has begun additional training for another five weeks […]

No Comment / November 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 3-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Stopped Nov. 4: Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man on El Dorado Hills Boulevard after they reportedly found him in possession of a dangerous weapon and driving on a suspended license. Arrest warranted Nov. 6:  A-31-year-old man went to jail after deputies stopped him on […]

No Comment / November 10, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Christian Munoz

Christian Munoz

Airman Basic Christian M. Munoz has graduated from Basic Training at Lackland Air Force base. During his training, the airman was an element leader. He is taking extended training at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. Munoz, a 2010 Independence High School graduate, is the son of Lauri Lenhardt of El Dorado Hills.

No Comment / November 09, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Alan Day wins EID seat

Alan Day

Alan Day, whom some opponents criticized as overly “rate-centric,” connected with approximately 3,200 other El Dorado Irrigation District ratepayers in the Nov. 8 election to win the post of director of EID Division 5. Incumbent Harry Norris received about 39 percent of the vote with 2,122. El Dorado County Elections Department Director Bill Schultz said […]

2 Comments / November 09, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom veteran parade salutes newest generation of warriors

About 3,000 spectators are expected to line the streets at Folsom’s 11th annual Wayne Spence Veterans Parade, featuring marching bands and drill teams, Shriner mini cars, floats and flag waving veteran, scout and youth groups. The parade begins at 9 a.m. in front of the Home Goods store on East Bidwell Street and follows East Bidwell, […]

No Comment / November 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »