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High school registration deadlines set

Oak Ridge High School The Counseling Office will be closed for summer break from June 27 through July 15, reopening July 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Counselors will be available after Aug. 3. New students in grades 9 and 10 may register on July 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and on Aug. […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Take precautions around the water this spring

Cold temperatures, swift currents common Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the California Department of Boating and Waterways and California State Parks warn outdoor recreationists to take precautions this spring season. This year’s abundant snowfall and spring snowmelt will result in swift and cold river flows that can create treacherous conditions for all recreationists — waders, […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pondo principal promoted; replacement named

The El Dorado Union High School District is pleased to announce the appointments of  Ponderosa High School Principal Christopher Moore to the position of assistant superintendent of Educational Services and director of Career Technical Education Lisa Garrett to the position of principal of Ponderosa High School. Moore will fill the position held previously by current Superintendent […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Finding relief from seasonal allergies

Dr. Asha K. Desai

The weather has teased us this year with early glimpses of spring doused by fierce wind and rain. For those who suffer from allergies and asthma, the challenge started early with trees and plants in full bloom. As we move through the season, 35 million Americans will experience allergies. Mercy Folsom affiliated board certified allergist, Asha […]

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County redistricting maps available

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado County’s redistricting map alternatives are now available for public review and comment. The California Election Code requires boards of supervisors to approve supervisorial district boundaries following each federal decennial census so that districts are nearly equal in population. The U.S. Census Bureau now estimates El Dorado County’s population at 181,058, an increase […]

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UC Davis patient receives regions first MRI-safe pacemaker

SACRAMENTO — UC Davis Medical Center cardiologists have given the first patient in inland Northern California a new type of pacemaker that can function during magnetic resonance imaging, or an MRI. The new device has software that can be programmed to an “MRI safe” mode and the components have been designed to resist heat and […]

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Defensible space and weed abatement: It’s everyone’s responsibility, part 2

By Battalion Chief Mike Webb Cameron Park Fire Department In my previous submission, I discussed the need for each property owner in Cameron Park to begin the process of preparation for the upcoming fire season and summer months. I wanted to share some information that might provide some encouragement for all residents to increase their […]

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