If wildfire strikes are you ready to go?

CAMINO — As we have seen on the news, wildfires, tornados, earthquakes or floods can strike at any time. Survival can be predicated upon who was prepared in advance of the disaster. So what can you do today to help prepare you and your loved ones? “Creating a Family Disaster Plan is the first step in preparing […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Construction begins on Windsor Point Park

Friends of Windsor Point Park arrived at its official groundbreaking ceremony last Friday morning to a welcome scene — a construction crew busily working. Residents of the Windsor, Marina and Marina Woods neighborhoods had heard for years that the 1.1-acre vacant lot on the corner of Francisco and Schooner Drives would be a neighborhood park. […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Guiding Hands School celebrates 20 years

Guiding Hands students, families, friends and alumni marked the special needs school’s 20th anniversary at Family Fun Day last Thursday. Guests enjoyed bounce houses, a photo booth, a parent resource fair, live stage entertainment and a free hot dog lunch at the event the founders called a heartfelt thank you to the community. In 1993 co-founders Cindy Keller and Starranne […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 6-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Busted June 6: Someone broke  a truck’s window on Latham Lane. Burgled June 6: A burglary was reported on Town Center Boulevard. Too much, too young June 7: Deputies arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication on Saratoga Way. On a rampage […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Connections – One Stop offers services for mature job seekers

Approximately 40 percent of adults living in El Dorado County are age 55 or older and this percentage is expected to increase. Many of these individuals continue to stay active in the job market or are actively seeking employment. To assist these individuals, the El Dorado County Connections – One Stop is expanding its outreach efforts […]

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Girl Scouts turn lunch waste into cash

Girl Scout Troop 1126 helped reduce waste at Oak Meadow Elementary School in El Dorado Hills, all while raising money for school supplies for homeless children. The troop of fifth-grade girls recently completed a year-long Journey program exploring electricity and energy savings. The troop chose to participate in the TerraCycle program as its final project. […]

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Keep your pooch away from rattlesnakes

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is sponsoring its final Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinic for this year on June 29-30 with a registration deadline of June 22. The clinic will take place in the Placerville area. Rattlesnakes are common in El Dorado County, and reports of sightings and bites are up this year. Treatment is extremely […]

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