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‘Project Warmth’ keeps homeless warm this winter

Five El Dorado Hills children, all under the age of 12, came together this holiday season to raise money to purchase and hand out sleeping bags to the homeless. To raise money for ...

El Dorado Community Foundation supports local nonprofits

When the El Dorado Community Foundation was created more than 20 years ago, their intention was to build an endowment that would then assist in sustaining valuable local nonprofit ...

Demo Day highlights local start-up companies

Velocity Venture Capital presented its fifth annual Demo Day, an event for Northern California investors interested in igniting, accelerating and capitalizing technology companies ...

CAL FIRE Amador-El Dorado Unit Transitions Out of Fire Season

Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing CAL FIRE’s Amador-El Dorado Unit to transition out of fire season, eff ...

Winkler gets 26 to life for wife’s murder

The El Dorado District Attorney’s Office released a statement Wednesday announcing the sentencing of Cameron Park native Todd Winkler for first-degree murder. Placervi ...

Schoolhouse rocks Bill Hearing Night

A delegation of 115 politically minded students took the floor at Oak Ridge High School for Bill Hearing Night on Dec. 4. Dozens of students dressed in business formal proposed ...

Local merchants share efforts to conserve water

Residential water-service customers in Folsom and El Dorado Hills have been applauded by water officials for reaching water conservation goals, and a check of local businesses s ...

Pot debate grows heated

The rules regulating outdoor cultivation of medical marijuana in El Dorado County hangs in the balance once again. On Dec. 2, District Four Supervisor Ron Briggs proposed the re ...

Drought continues through storms

Public water users have maintained the high levels of conservation they reached during the summer and early autumn, even during recent heavy rain storms, and continue to receive ...

Decked out for the holidays - Loomis Basin Education Foundation Holiday Home Tour

When Jonelle and Richard Tannahill moved into their Loomis residence, it marked a new beginning in more ways than one. They were also celebrating their wedding day. “It was ...