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State imposes fire fee on county residents

El Dorado County officials are advising county residents that the State of California will soon begin issuing Fire Prevention Fee bills. Each property owner in State Responsibility area where Cal Fire provides fire protection will be assessed an annual $150 fee per habitable structure. A $35 reduction in the amount of the fee applies if […]

1 Comment / August 02, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Electricity Fair re-energizes Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park

The Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park Visitor Center will open its doors to the public on Saturday, Sept. 8, highlighting one of the world’s oldest hydroelectric facilities. The public is encouraged to join the Electricity Fair — an interactive family celebration intended to re-energize the powerhouse. The fair will feature children activities, docents welcoming the public to the […]

Comments Off / August 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Mental health first aid training offered

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency’s Mental Health Division is partnering with Green Valley Community Church in Placerville to host an important community training series for members of the public entitled “Mental Health First Aid.” The free training will arm the public with skills to help people who are exhibiting signs of […]

Comments Off / August 01, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH woman critical after horrific Jeepers Jamboree accident

An accident during the 60th annual Jeepers Jamboree severely injured an El Dorado Hills woman on July 28. Rachel Anne Gray, 21, was flown to UC Davis Medical Center after her vehicle rolled down a hill near the middle of Cadillac Hill on the Rubicon Trail in Placer County, according to California Highway Patrol officer […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Zoo Sanctuary made fire safe

The Folsom Fire Safe Council, in partnership with the city of Folsom and Cal Fire, has completed a shaded fuel break project to improve the overall safety of the Folsom Zoo Sanctuary from the threat of wildfire. Since 1963 this small zoo has provided safe, life-long homes for animals that were either raised and rejected […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t forget back-to-school immunizations

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Division offers back-to-school immunizations for children. Public Health can provide all childhood vaccinations required for school entry, including those needed for kindergarten entry, and the Tdap vaccine which is required for incoming seventh-graders and for those students in grades eight through 12 who are transferring from another state […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Leadership, service nothing new to ‘Grand Knight’ Haverty

Dan Haverty of El Dorado Hills has been named Grand Knight of the Holy Trinity Parish council of the Knights of Columbus. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Former Folsom and Sacramento Metro Fire Chief Dan Haverty has been named Grand Knight of the Holy Trinity Parish council of the Knights of Columbus. He joined the Knights in 1982 and moved with his wife Teresa to El Dorado Hills in 1987. They currently reside in Governors West Village. Holy Trinity is El Dorado […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »