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Essay contest winners celebrated

Sanjay Raavi

El Dorado County Democrats honored the three winners of the annual Fred Winn Democratic Party Essay Contest Saturday, and local Democrats no doubt cam away inspired by the trio of youngsters who wrote their award-winning opinion pieces. First-place winner Sanjay Raavi, a junior at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, won $1,500 for penning […]

No Comment / April 07, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Spots open for COOL School

The Rescue Union School District is accepting applications for the Rescue COOL School Virtual Academy for the 2014-15 school year. The COOL School is an innovative, online, independent study program for students in grades three through eight. The program’s 21st century technology engages students by offering differentiation through individual learning plans and by promoting subject mastery. […]

No Comment / April 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Carbon monoxide = senseless killer

CAMINO — Carbon Monoxide, aka CO, is widely known as the “Senseless Killer” because you can’t see it, taste it, or smell it. “Annually, over 400 people die and another 20,000 are hospitalized due to CO poisoning. So what exactly is carbon monoxide? CO is the result of combustion (burning) of a fuel such as wood burning […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

PG&E shares earthquake safety tips

SAN FRANCISCO — With a focus on safety and continuous improvement, PG&E practices its readiness plans for earthquakes and other natural disasters to be prepared to help the communities it serves throughout Northern and Central California. Earthquake Preparedness Month in April is a timely reminder for PG&E customers to develop and practice their family emergency plans […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: March 27 through April 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled March 27: Thieves broke into a Green Valley Road business and stole several items. Bike found March 27: A bicycle found on the Oak Ridge High School campus was taken to the Sheriff’s Department for safekeeping. Warranted March 27: The sheriff’s Special Enforcement […]

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

Property taxes due April 10

The second installment of secured property tax is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before midnight April 10, according to C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County Treasurer-Tax Collector. The mailing address for property tax payments is P.O. Box 678002, Placerville, CA 95667-8002.  Besides writing a check, online payment for secured property […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Tick prevention reminder for El Dorado County residents

As warmer weather approaches and individuals venture outdoors, El Dorado County health officials are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their pets from ticks and tick bites. “Ticks can carry and transmit diseases to people and pets,” said Dr. Alicia Paris-Pombo, El Dorado County Health Officer. “While not all ticks carry disease, […]

No Comment / April 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »