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Grants available for senior programs

A core group of individuals working together for several years has raised awareness and funds to support “wellness, dignity and independence of El Dorado County seniors and their caregivers.”  They call themselves the Friends of El Dorado County Seniors. Through the newly created Friends of El Dorado Seniors Fund at the El Dorado Community Foundation, Friends […]

No Comment / June 09, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Doc talks diabetes at Rotary

On July 18 the Rotary Club of Historic Folsom will have Dr. Christine Lee speak on diabetes. At the Lake Natoma Inn breakfast, the author of “The Essentials of Diabetes” and “The Essentials of Insulin” will talk about the causes of diabetes, how it damages the body and how to control it. The Rotary Club […]

No Comment / June 09, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 30 through June 5

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Close call May 30: Someone tried to break into a vehicle parked on Beechwood Drive. Vandals strike May 30: Vandalism was reported on Latham Lane. Sour grapes May 30: A vehicle was burglarized on Vineyard Street. Phones swiped May 31: A man reported two […]

No Comment / June 06, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

High school educators earn Crystal Apples

Vista Del Lago High School teacher Sham Sidhu and student Hunter Ales, Oak Ridge Principal Steve Wehr and student Rebecca Dudley and Folsom High School student Austin White and teacher Mark Nelson celebrate at the Crystal Apple Award ceremony. Courtesy photo

The sixth annual Crystal Apple Awards night honored three high school educators from Oak Ridge, Folsom and Vista del Lago high schools. More than 100 students from the early morning seminary program sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints selected teachers who they felt have shown exceptional dedication and positive influence.  The […]

No Comment / June 06, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Local health officials help investigate Hepatitis A outbreak

The El Dorado County Public Health Division of the Health and Human Services Agency and the Environmental Management Division of the Community Development Agency are working with the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and western state health departments to investigate a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis A cases. The outbreak is believed to be […]

No Comment / June 06, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Upgrade to clean the air

Get funds from the Chimney Smoke Reduction Incentive Program The El Dorado County Air Quality Management District will reimburse $500 to $600 plus the cost of a building permit (if required) through the Chimney Smoke RIP for qualifying woodstove or fireplace removal or replacements. The U.S. Environmental Protection agency estimates replacing a non-certified stove with an […]

No Comment / June 05, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Cordova Class of ’73 reunion planned

RANCHO CORDOVA — Cordova High School – Class of 1973 will hold its 40-Year Class Reunion on Saturday, July 20, at the Red Lion Hotel Woodlake in Sacramento.  There will also be a Friday Night Mixer on July 19 to be announced via e-mail. On Saturday, the reunion begins with registration and photos at 5 p.m., followed […]

No Comment / June 04, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »