budget cuts

Examining the ABC’s of education money

Education finances are complex. They’re a lot like doing the itemized investment deductions on your tax forms. You can deduct this item if it’s under $500 and wasn’t spent ...

Oak Ridge fares well in tight times

Times are tough for everyone, but Oak Ridge High School is holding its own. Stephen Luhrs, associate superintendent of business for El Dorado Union High School District, said Oak R ...

Reconsider cuts to zoo education program

Dear Mayor Steve Miklos, Please re-consider your proposal to cut the Folsom Zoo Educational Program. The program provides a wonderful service to our community. As an educator in a ...

Working on the railroad could slow with budget woes

In addition to a fare increase, light-rail aficionados in Folsom could see budget-caused delays in some improvements to local service. The Gold Line railroad to Folsom operated by ...

Budget ax hangs over EDH library

Budget cuts are forcing the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors to consider reducing the hours of operation at county libraries just when usage of those facilities is on the rise ...