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Hands4Hope, Scare Away Hunger unite for benefit

The Scare4Hope Haunted House is scaring patrons to raise funds to feed the hungry. From Oct. 9 to 31, the haunted house will be open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings at El D ...

Twin Lakes Food Bank hosts 29th dinner auction

Twin Lakes Food Bank will hold its 29th annual Dinner Auction, the bank’s only fundraiser, on Saturday, November 7. The fundraiser will “keep the food bank’s truc ...

'Right to Die' bill passes

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed AB2x 15 also known as the “Right to Die Bill.” The bill allows terminally ill Californians to legally end their own live ...

William J. Brehm Sr. passes away at 89

 The found of the El Dorado Hills Telegraph, William J. Brehm Sr., 89, died Oct. 4 after a long battle with cancer at his home in Poway, Calif.  He is survived by his wif ...

Son, 16, charged with triple murder in Greenwood cabin-fire death case

The 16-year-old son of a Benicia construction-business owner whose remains were found at his burned Greenwood cabin along with two other family members’ has been arrested on ...

Roseville Football Star gets Six Years Behind Bars — Smith sentenced after killing

Far removed from his glory days on the gridiron at Roseville High School, Beau Smith pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the second degree and possession of a controlled substance Mo ...

Squirrel tests positive for plague in South Lake Tahoe area

El Dorado County health officials have been notified by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) that a California ground squirrel in the Tahoe area has tested positive fo ...

New state testing results released this month

After several months of waiting, families of students who took the first scored Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) tests will soon be receiving their official score repo ...

Gun permits, sales fluctuate in region

The Sierra gold country may be a living landscape of the mid-1800s Gold Rush era, but so far as the shoot-’em up Wild West, not so much, as measured by gun sales and permits ...

County superintendent booked for DUI

The El Dorado County superintendent of schools, was booked and released from El Dorado County jail Aug. 22 for driving under the influence in June. Jeremy Meyers, 44, of Cool, who ...

Major forest acquisition aims to reduce wildland fire, increase water supplies

In the wake of massive wildfires across drought-stricken California, the American River Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy and Northern Sierra Partnership announced the acquisitio ...

El Dorado County to host broadband workshop

As part of an effort to begin a countywide strategic planning initiative to formulate a long term sustainable broadband strategy, the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors is plann ...

August is Child Support Awareness Month

August is Child Support Awareness Month. This year’s theme in California is, “Giving them roots to reach for the sky.” This year also marks the 40th anniversary ...

Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Master Plan approved

The Folsom City Council unanimously approved a master plan for the Johnny Cash Trail Art Experience Tuesday, featuring public art that honors one of the world’s most famous c ...