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El Dorado Community Foundation helps seniors

The El Dorado Community Foundation breaks new ground by picking up the pieces of the fallout of federal and state funding through grants to fund critical senior services in El Dorado County. A total of $43,00 to fill the gap in funding left behind in the wake of state and federal budget cuts is being […]

No Comment / November 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Seniors celebrate Halloween

Joyce and Harold Kiser

Who can resist a Halloween party? Not El Dorado Hills’ seniors, who dressed up and hammed it up for the camera at their Halloween party at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. Joyce and Harold Kiser Millie Smith 101-year-old Doris Lockness Carol and Rob Harris

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Clowns, ghouls invade Town Center

Adelyn Franks, 4, shows off her devilish side as she waits to register for the 6 and younger costume contest. Photo by Gabriela Bhaskar

Children of all ages dressed in their best, weirdest and scariest for El Dorado Hills Town Center’s Halloween Spooktacular Monday. The Halloween event featured games, contests, fun and, of course, lots of candy. Adelyn Franks, 4, shows off her devilish side as she waits to register for the 6 and younger costume contest. Photo by […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cal Fire drawing down for winter

On Monday, Nov. 7, the Amador-El Dorado Unit  of Cal Fire will transition into its “winter preparedness” level of staffing. This will mean most seasonal fire fighting personnel will be laid off and some fire stations will be closed (In El Dorado County: Pilot Hill, Garden Valley, Mt. Danaher, and El Dorado Stations will be […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Food bank needs volunteers

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is looking for a few good men and women to assist EL Dorado County’s largest collaborative charity. Do you think you have what it takes to be an amazing volunteer for a great organization?  If so the food bank can use your skills. “Professional” volunteers are needed to […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Emergency alert test scheduled Nov. 9

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and may last up to three-and-a-half minutes. The EAS is a national alert and […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

RX take-back program a success

The community stepped up at the recent National Prescription Drug Take Day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department partnered with El Dorado Hills Vision Coalition and Drug Free Divide to offer three locations where residents could bring old and unwanted prescriptions for destruction. The disposal sites were open four […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »