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 […]

June 12, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

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 […]

June 26, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

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 […]

June 12, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Folsom teachers learning at D.C. institute

Kelly Hillesland, a teacher at Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom; Nicole Kukral, a teacher with the Area 3 Writing Project in Davis; and Heidi Painter, a teacher at Folsom High School, have been selected from a pool of more than 500 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Tips to stay cool during hot weather

With warmer weather, extended daylight hours and lots of outdoor activities to enjoy, El Dorado County health officials are offering hot weather safety tips. “Each summer brings the potential for heat waves that can be dangerous and cause serious medical problems. Being prepared is important,” said Kristine Oase Guth, manager of the El Dorado County […]

July 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Painting raffle helps libraries

Show support for local libraries and get a chance to win a beautiful giclee print for the home or office by purchasing raffle tickets now on sale at  the six branches of the El Dorado County Library. “Thanks to the generosity of former El Dorado County Supervisor Jack Sweeney, the Friends of the El Dorado […]

July 10, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Do you know this man?

Sheriff John D’Agostini is asking for your help. Do you know the man in these photos? Have you seen someone that looks like this, riding on a real nice new bicycle? During the early morning hours on Monday, May 20, a man broke into Town Center Bike and Tri in El Dorado Hills. After breaking […]

June 05, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged