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Connections – One Stop offers services for disabled job seekers

El Dorado County residents who are disabled and looking for work are invited to take advantage of free services and special funding offered through Connections – One Stop. “The El Dorado County Connections – One Stop program can help disabled individuals search for a good job, develop a quality resume, enhance job interview skills and […]

No Comment / July 04, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 26 through July 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Funny money June 26: Three suspects entered the Park Drive Raley’s and attempted to pass a fake $100 bill. Copper caper June 26: Thieves stole copper wire from the Joerger Cutoff Road PG&E substation. Nap time June 26: Deputies approached a 51-year-old woman sleeping […]

No Comment / July 03, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

U.S. Bank helps foster kids

U.S. Bank and CASA staff and advocates come together during a special event during which the bank donated to the advocate program. Left to right are: Kathy Hurd (CASA), Ray Lang (CASA), Colleen Roatch (CASA), Val Davidson (CASA), Pamela Maxwell (U.S. Bank) and John Adams (CASA). Courtesy photo

PLACERVILLE — More local foster kids will have a CASA advocate to help them find safe, permanent homes thanks to a $10,000 grant from U.S. Bank. Each year approximately 500 abused and neglected children in El Dorado County are court ordered for a CASA advocate after being pulled from their homes by Child Protective Services and […]

No Comment / July 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grant boosts county’s Head Start programs

The El Dorado County Office of Education will continue its 40-year legacy as the county’s premiere early childhood education provider, supporting children ages birth through 5 and families on their path to self-sufficiency and life preparedness. EDCOE recently secured the necessary funding to continue the Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The programs offer many services, […]

No Comment / July 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sheriff’s Dept. offers many ways to stay informed

As the El Dorado County Sheriff, Coroner, Public Administrator and deputy director of the Office of Emergency Services, John D’Agostini has implemented a number of ways to keep residents informed. Do you want to be notified of breaking news or recent newsworthy events? Would you like to get notified of Public Information Bulletins and Public Service […]

No Comment / July 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Epic Sierra trips teach teens respect for environment

A program of the American River Conservancy, Epic Sierra Adventures was established to provide an affordable adventure travel and service learning program for young adults. Geared towards high school youth, ages 14-18, Epic Sierra integrates environmental education into adventure travel and volunteer stewardship during a 14-day journey, July 20 through Aug. 2. Epic Sierra introduces […]

No Comment / July 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

CSD pushes the great outdoors this July

Kyd Zone participants kick off the EDHCSD"s "Out is In" campaign in honor of July being Parks and Recreation month nationwide. Look for the sign at a park near you. Left to right are: Gollin Pelto, Winston Long, Alex Huss, Luke Chi, Michael Farley. Lindsey Levine, Samantha Leitner, Natalie Colfescu and Neha Hariharan. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Out is in. “Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults don’t spend enough time outside on a daily basis and of those who do, almost half spend less than 30 minutes in the fresh air,” the National Recreation and Park Association wrote in a statement to cities and community services districts nationwide. “This year’s national theme ‘Out is […]

No Comment / July 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »