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PG&E shares earthquake safety tips

SAN FRANCISCO — With a focus on safety and continuous improvement, PG&E practices its readiness plans for earthquakes and other natural disasters to be prepared to help the communities it serves throughout Northern and Central California. Earthquake Preparedness Month in April is a timely reminder for PG&E customers to develop and practice their family emergency plans […]

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EDH Crime Watch: March 27 through April 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled March 27: Thieves broke into a Green Valley Road business and stole several items. Bike found March 27: A bicycle found on the Oak Ridge High School campus was taken to the Sheriff’s Department for safekeeping. Warranted March 27: The sheriff’s Special Enforcement […]

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Property taxes due April 10

The second installment of secured property tax is now due and will be delinquent if not paid on or before midnight April 10, according to C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County Treasurer-Tax Collector. The mailing address for property tax payments is P.O. Box 678002, Placerville, CA 95667-8002.  Besides writing a check, online payment for secured property […]

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Tick prevention reminder for El Dorado County residents

As warmer weather approaches and individuals venture outdoors, El Dorado County health officials are reminding residents to take precautions to protect themselves and their pets from ticks and tick bites. “Ticks can carry and transmit diseases to people and pets,” said Dr. Alicia Paris-Pombo, El Dorado County Health Officer. “While not all ticks carry disease, […]

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Student of the Month: Aidan McDuff

Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado Hills Rotarians presented Brooks Elementary fifth-grader Aidan McDuff with April’s Student of the Month award. “This young man is just a wonderful service to our school and his fellow students,” said teacher Erick Nordquist said. Aidan, 11, said he likes math and also helps with conflict resolution. He studies hard and quietly works in […]

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CHP cracks down on distracted drivers

As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the California Highway Patrol, Placerville Area, along with more than 200 other local law enforcement agencies will conduct a month long “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving. Officers will be on alert throughout the month […]

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IRS warns of new e-mail scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C  —The Internal Revenue Service warns consumers to be on the lookout for a new e-mail phishing scam. The e-mail appears to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and includes a bogus case number. The fake e-mail may include the following message: “Your reported 2013 income is flagged for review due to a […]

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