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Suicide prevention: Working together to save lives

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. “For anyone who has lost a friend or loved one to suicide, this month can be especially hard,” said Laura Walny, manager with the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. “We hope that by supporting one another and working together to raise awareness about suicide, we […]

September 06, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Auditor’s report: County’s unfunded liability on the rise

Auditor-Controller Joe Harn wrote the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to inform them that the county’s unfunded obligation to CalPERS has risen to $346 million. “The most recent report of our financial position with CalPERS is as of June 30, 2016. Since CalPERS investment earnings for the year ended June 30, 2016, were dramatically less […]

August 30, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Hilarious, heavenly intervention in ‘Sister Act’

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the feel-good musical comedy “Sister Act” featuring an infectious score by Tony- and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken. Based on the hit 1992 film, this musical will fill the round stage with saintly sisters for the first time in Music Circus history. Performances of “Sister Act” are Tuesday, Aug. […]

August 23, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Tree removal program helps seniors

PLACERVILLE — The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors recently launched the county’s Tree Removal Grant Program for low-income seniors. “The tree mortality issues in our county remain very serious. We’re just happy to have this program available to assist private homeowners, especially our seniors with limited income, who have no other means to remove […]

August 23, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Local theater groups earn Elly Nominations

Four hundred twenty Elly nominees for the 2016-17 season were announced at an informal nomination reception on Sunday, Aug. 13, at Pioneer Church located across from Sutter’s Fort in midtown Sacramento. More than 100 actors, directors, technicians and producers were on hand to excitedly listen for their names.  During the 2016-17 season 244 shows were […]

August 16, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Folsom woman takes top Toastmasters honors

SACRAMENTO — Keerthi Karnati of Folsom triumphed over more than 600 contestants from Northern California and Northern Nevada to win the Toastmasters District 39 International Speech Contest. Karnati, the first Indian woman from Northern California to advance to the semifinals, will contend for one of 10 spots in the World Championship of Public Speaking held […]

August 16, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Former EDH man sentenced to prison for tax evasion

SACRAMENTO — Kamyar “Kami” Soltani, 47, of Sacramento, formerly of El Dorado Hills, was recently sentenced by U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. to six months in prison, six months home confinement with electronic monitoring and ordered to pay $150,446 in restitution for tax evasion, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. “All Americans have a […]

August 09, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

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