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Wells Fargo donates $10,000 to mobile food pantry

Wells Fargo volunteers take a moment to pose in front of the Food Bank of El Dorado County's Mobile Food Pantry at a distribution event in Placerville. Courtesy photo

CAMERON PARK — The Food Bank of El Dorado County, along with a dozen Wells Fargo volunteers, recently joined forces at Green Valley Community Church for the Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry – Rural Outreach & Free Farmers Market Distribution, where Wells Fargo presented the food bank with a $10,000 check to continue its mobile […]

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New animal shelter opening Oct. 16

DIAMOND SPRINGS — El Dorado County Animal Services is pleased to announce the opening of the County’s new Animal Services shelter facility. The new facility, located at 6435 Capitol Ave.e in Diamond Springs, will officially open its doors on Oct. 16. The Animal Services’ business office at the facility will be open Monday through Friday from […]

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Eagle Scout Jordan Lee gives back to Oak Meadow

Eagle Scout Jordan Lee

By Dana Lee Becoming an Eagle Scout for any boy is not an easy task, but for Jordan Lee, 17, it was even more of a challenge because Jordan has Asperger’s Syndrome, a high-functioning form of autism that has been more understood recently in the medical field and has been identified as a disability in 1995 […]

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Medicare enrollment workshops set

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2015 begins Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7, 2014. The El Dorado County Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program will give an update on Medicare benefits and costs for 2015 at three free community presentations: Monday, Oct. 20, at 12:30 p.m. at the South Lake Tahoe Senior Center located at 3050 Lake Tahoe […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Oct. 2: Deputies responded to a battery report on Edington Place. The victim declined to press charges. Holey Oct. 2: A Ravenshoe Way resident reported that someone poked holes in her pool line, causing more than $4,300 in damage. Camera attack Oct. 2: […]

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Folsom Lake College celebrates 10th anniversary

Since receiving its initial accreditation in 2004, Folsom Lake College has educated more than 68,000 students in the region. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Folsom Lake College will hold an open house festival on Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Folsom campus. Festivities will include exhibitions, demonstrations, art displays and even a live falcon exhibit among much, […]

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‘Double Zero’ model home in Blackstone is greenest in the state

KB Home's Double ZeroHouse 3.0  emphasizes energy and water efficiency. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

KB Home received accolades from the California Energy Commission last Thursday morning when the company unveiled its first Double Zero 3.0 model home in California at the Fiora at Blackstone community in El Dorado Hills. With partners like Whirlpool and SunPower, KB Home representatives explained it’s called the Double ZeroHouse 3.0 for its dual emphasis on energy and […]

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