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Change clocks, smoke alarm batteries March 8

A simple task can save a life. That’s why many fire departments urges residents to change the batteries in their home smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when they cha ...

El Dorado County libraries honored for leadership in early childhood education

The El Dorado Hill County Libraries are being honored by the State Librarian Greg Lucas and other state officials for their innovative work and leadership in Early Childhood Educat ...

Unmanned aircrafts, drones take to the sky

Seen any drones flying overhead lately? Not likely, despite media headlines predicting drones will spark a revolution in commercial aviation in the United States. Before that ...

Prairie City Road closed after fatal traffic accident, downed electric lines

Prairie City Road is temporarily closed between Highway 50 and White Rock Road due to a fatal traffic collision that downed power lines Thursday night. At approximately 8:40 p.m. ...

Morning kitchen fire temporarily closes Selland’s in EDH

A small kitchen fire closed Selland’s Market-Café in El Dorado Hills’ Town Center this morning. According to Ravin Patel, chief culinary officer of the Selland ...

Two area murder cases to air on national TV

By Penne Usher Of the Journal Two gruesome murders from the past will be brought to life Saturday during the ID channel airing of the TV show Deadly Sins’ “Teen Carna ...

Two recreational parks open in El Dorado Hills

Two new recreational parks will be available for the community in El Dorado Hills. Last week the El Dorado Hills Community Services District (CSD) hosted a grand opening ceremony ...

Sustainable fishery now delivers to Folsom

Those looking for fresh, sustainable fish to cook at home can now pick up frozen fish in bulk locally. Anna Larsen, 33, of Sacramento, owns and operates the sustainable fishery Si ...

State of Jefferson meeting on Saturday

Forming a 51st state has been a growing effort in several northern rural counties, and will be discussed at a town hall meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the American Legion ...

Disaster loans available to farmers, ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture granted a Secretarial disaster designation to El Dorado County on Feb. 4 due to the drought intensity levels experienced for many weeks in the co ...