People Talk: Will you vote for Gov. Brown’s proposed temporary tax increase to prevent cuts to schools?
The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Rocked Jan. 11: Someone smashed the front passenger window of a vehicle parked on Valley View Parkway and stole a guitar. My jewels! Jan. 11: A Pescara Place resident reported some of her jewelry stolen. Picture this Jan. 11: A thief spotted and stole […]
By Dawn Hodson What do you do once you retire? Why become a member of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel, of course. Or at least that what Sam Sorich did. The president of the Association of California Insurance Companies for the past 25 years, Sorich retired in 2010 and started looking around for interesting things to […]
The economy has hit many families hard. The good news is that unemployed, underemployed or dislocated workers and youth in El Dorado County could potentially receive free tuition, on-the-job training and other supportive services through the federal Workforce Investment Act. “Many people don’t realize that these resources are available,” said Sarah Schmudlach, Employment and Training […]
SACRAMENTO — As part of its ongoing dedication to strengthening communities throughout California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company recently announced the launch of its PG&E Bright Minds™ Scholarship program. PG&E will award up to $1 million in scholarships to enable high school, community college and “non-traditional” students to complete their higher education paths. Bright Minds scholarship winners […]
The 1860s come alive in a free multimedia show on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25, when the Clarksville Regional Historical Society presents California and the Civil War. “We’ll look back to the beginning of the war and examine Lincoln’s fear that the Golden State would break away with the South,” said Richard Hurley, the show’s co-author. […]
Buckeye Union School District officials announce that beginning Feb. 7, kindergarten and junior kindergarten registration for the 2012-13 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools: Buckeye in Shingle Springs (530) 677-2277; Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park (530) 676-0164; William Brooks in El Dorado Hills (916) 933-6618; Silva […]