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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 13-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled Nov. 13: A residential burglary was reported on Brisbane Circle. Deputies collected evidence from the scene that could help identify the suspect(s). Contrite burglar Nov. 14: A Yellowstone Court resident reported that his son broke a window and entered the home, where the suspect […]

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Food Bank gets grant to help vets

CAMERON PARK — The Veterans Affairs Commission recently awarded the Food Bank of El Dorado County $9,000 through its El Dorado Veterans Fund at El Dorado Community Foundation to support its No Vet Goes Hungry Program. The Food Bank’s No Vet Goes Hungry Program is a homebound delivery of nutritious emergency supplemental groceries to ensure no veteran […]

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EDCOE collecting coats for El Dorado County students

Colder weather is here. The El Dorado County Office of Education Coat Drive makes sure students stay warm throughout the county. Through its annual coat drive, EDCOE is accepting donations of new coats – infant to adult sizes. Coats may be dropped off before Dec. 12 at the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green […]

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9th-graders invited to consider Union Mine

The El Dorado Union High School District announces that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2015-16 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Applicants […]

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Wilson Estates development plan approved

Elements of the project known as Wilson Estates located off Green Valley Road near El Dorado Hills were approved by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, 4-1, during its special meeting Nov. 13. Recommended by the county Planning Commission, Supervisors Ron Mikulaco, Ron Briggs, Brian Veerkamp and board Chair Norma Santiago voted for approval while […]

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Hands4Hope collects ton of food, literally

Andrea, Desiree and Hudson Clark hosted a food drive in their Stonebriar Neighborhood as part of Hands4Hope's efforts to help the Twin Lakes Food Bank. Courtesy photo

During the last two weeks of October, Hands4Hope hosted a fall food drive to benefit Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom, which provides services to people in need from El Dorado Hills to Orangevale. “The generosity of this community will be able to help so many families in need,” wrote Twin Lakes Food Bank Director Tammy […]

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Inmates spread cheer to refugee children

Female inmates have made blankets, totes, backpacks, hats and scarves to be distributed to the children by the non-profit group Border Angels. Courtesy photo

Female inmates enrolled in Folsom State Prison’s Women’s Facility’s Hooks and Noodles program have partnered with Craft Castle in Cameron Park to knit and crochet gifts for the thousands of Central American refugee children held in border detention centers. Since August the female inmates have been making blankets, totes, backpacks, hats and scarves to be […]

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