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Report to Joint Powers Authority: Projects mostly on track

The El Dorado County/City of Folsom Joint Powers Authority held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Folsom City Hall to update the two jurisdictions on the status of projects of mutual interest. Folsom Mayor Andy Morin, who serves as chair of the JPA, called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. with Folsom […]

No Comment / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 13-18

Checked out Oct. 12: A woman on Valley View Parkway reported that someone stole a disability check and prescription medication. Just for the hay of it Oct. 13: Deputies received a report of juveniles spreading hay on Harvard Way. Unpleasant view Oct. 14: A Ridgeview Drive resident reported vandalism to his property. Quick stop Oct. […]

No Comment / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Man killed on Green Valley Road

The early shift of barbers at World Famous Barber Jon’s on Green Valley Road first heard then witnessed the outcome of a fatal traffic accident on the morning of Oct. 16. Greg Benson, 52, was crossing Green Valley Road on foot, south to north, roughly 150 feet east of the barbershop when he was struck […]

3 Comments / October 23, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grace Foundation takes in neglected, pregnant horses

PREGNANT AND ABUSED — The mare named “Friday” was visibly pregnant when she arrived at the Grace Foundation in April from Whispering Pines Ranch in Susanville. Veterinarians at Grace have since found that an estimated 17 other mares from the 56 abused horses recovered from the derelict ranch are pregnant. Sadly, Friday experienced complications giving birth and her foal did not survive.

She hates to do it, but Grace Foundation Director Beth DeCaprio is asking for help. Her El Dorado Hills-based animal rescue and rehab organization has accepted 56 starving and abused horses from the derelict Whispering Pines Ranch of Susanville. At least 18 of the recovering horses are pregnant. “This case has truly haunted us,” DeCaprio […]

No Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

High school district welcomes public comment on proposed student calendars

The El Dorado Union High School District is in the process of developing its student calendars for 2012–13 and 2013–14 school years, in cooperation with input from district management, district principals, district bargaining groups, and elementary and middle school superintendents. A number of critical assumptions have been used as the basis for developing the school calendar: […]

No Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

People Talk: Which Republican presidential candidate do you like?

No Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trick or Treat safety tips

CAMINO – “Whatever time of year it is, safety is our number one concern. Preventing an injury or illness before it happens maybe difficult to measure as far as statistics go, but it is everyone’s primary mission, especially when it comes to children,” said Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan. “Halloween is an enchanting […]

No Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »