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Upcoming forum tackles mental health

Women’s Fund El Dorado announces its annual educational Community Needs Forum. This year’s topic is Providing Solutions to Mental Health Challenges. The event will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Cameron Park Community Center, 2502 Country Club Drive. Retired County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Vicki Barber will  moderate while […]

No Comment / January 19, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

EID asks for voluntary water conservation, stops short of declaring drought

PLACERVILLE — During its Jan. 13 meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District board received an update from staff regarding the district’s water supply in relation to the ongoing dry conditions. The district’s service area has experienced two consecutive dry years, with calendar year 2013 being the driest on record. “Because EID has an integrated water […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue board has open seat

The Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees is seeking candidates who are interested in filling a vacancy on the Governing Board that will be created by the resignation of Erike Young. The official expiration of the term of this vacancy is December 2016. The appointment will be from February 2014 to November 2014. The […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Community Foundation announces new leaders

The El Dorado Community Foundation recently announced the 2014 officers of its Board of Directors as follows: Board President Paul Zappettini; Vice President Lois Patrick; Secretary Karen Carter; and Treasurer Chris Reeg. John Black is the immediate past president. Zappettini has served on the board since 2011 and was the vice president in 2013. Zappettini earned […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Enter the Rotary speech contest

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its club-level speech contest on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Interested local students (home-schooled students as well) are welcome to enter the speech contest scheduled at 7:15 a.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion, 1021 Harvard Way, during the EDH Rotary Club meeting. For application and complete rules contact […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sky Mote awarded Navy Cross

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote will posthumously receive the Navy Cross for extreme heroism. Mote, 27, was one of three Marines killed on Aug. 10, 2012, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, by a supposed Afghan ally. The Navy Cross is the second highest military decoration for valor awarded to a member of the United States […]

1 Comment / January 15, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

County’s housing plan wins state approval

El Dorado County’s housing plan has been certified by the California Department of Housing and Community Development.  The 2013-2021 Housing Element Update is the county’s plan for addressing the housing needs of residents of all income levels in the unincorporated areas of the county. State Housing and Community Development Assistant Deputy Director Glen Campora confirmed […]

No Comment / January 14, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »