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2 hrs ago | Village Life

Tour features stunning, water-wise gardens

Water collects in a pond, complete with waterlilies, in Linda Fuller's gorgeous backyard.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, El Dorado Hills, CA, Shingle Springs, CA, Folsom, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

6 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

How Much are Top Local 'Civic Servants' getting Paid?

High pay is not uncommon in El Dorado county with a few making much more then the average employee.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

KTVN Reno

Jury Finds Man Guilty in 1980 South Lake Tahoe Murder

A South Lake Tahoe jury has found a man guilty of murdering a teenager in 1980. The 4 men 8 women jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding Andrew Sanford guilty.

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Related Topix: South Lake Tahoe, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Village Life

Knights of Columbus of Holy Trinity collect Easter hams for food bank

Holy Trinity parishioners donated enough hams to feed dozens of families during a food drive for the Food Bank of El Dorado County.

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Related Topix: El Dorado Hills, CA

Business Journal

Ballot measure seeks stable source of Medi-Cal funding through fee

Health care providers and community groups submitted 1.3 million signatures to the state Monday to qualify an initiative for the November ballot that seeks to provide a stable source of funding for the Medi-Cal program.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Tue Apr 22, 2014

In El Dorado County

Amador-El Dorado Forest Forum Dinner to Honor Bob Smart

Come out for an evening of tribute to Bob Smart, who has made significant contributions to the Forest Forum, both as a member and as a past president.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, El Dorado/Honorbuilt, Dining, Diamond Springs, CA

Village Life

El Dorado County agencies team up to combat fraud

Committing welfare fraud and avoiding prosecution in El Dorado County is difficult thanks to the diligence of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency and District Attorney's Office, who are working together to identify, investigate and prosecute cases.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

State prosecutor: El Dorado County supervisor has 'trouble following laws'

A state prosecutor today opened the trial of El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting by blasting him as a dishonest figure with “trouble following laws” routinely honored by other public officials.

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Related Topix: Placerville, CA, Somerset, CA

In El Dorado County

Food Bank's Mobile Food Pantry to Distribute Food in South Lake Tahoe on Wednesday, April 23rd

Food Bank's Mobile Food Pantry to Distribute Food in South Lake Tahoe to distribute emergency supplemental groceries to those who need it most.

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Related Topix: South Lake Tahoe, CA

In El Dorado County

Food Bank to Hold Hunger Response Network Meeting in South Lake Tahoe on Tuesday

The Food Bank is seeking assistance from the South Lake Tahoe community to conduct this Hunger Study to be able to truly understand the area's needs and how the Food Bank can better serve the Tahoe community.

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Related Topix: South Lake Tahoe, CA

In El Dorado County

School District Disputes Grand Jury Claim of Dangerous Field

Although the district is disappointed that the field is not perfect, it has no evidence that the depressions constitute a dangerous condition.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

In El Dorado County

Dead Wood knows nothing about Meat Puppets in Cameron park - Opinion

"Mr. Woods has never attended a Cameron Park Community Services District meeting so how would he know if McNeil is even qualified to run a lemonade stand or if McNeil has ever been right about anything? What I will tell Mr. Woods is this, if he is trying to find someone to be his meat puppet, McNeil is the right choice."

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Related Topix: Cameron Park, CA

In El Dorado County

County Confidentially Seeks Employee Input re Workplace Bully

Being a workplace bully and treating others with disrespect is not illegal. However, ... to any potential perpetrators that their behavior is not welcome, and will not be tolerated.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Village Life

Comment on the targeted General Plan amendment

The El Dorado County Community Development Agency, as the lead agency, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report for the Targeted General Plan Amendment and Zoning Ordinance Update .

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Related Topix: California, Placerville, CA, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Diamond Springs, CA, Cameron Park, CA

Village Life

Drug Take Back on April 26

On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sheriff John D'Agostini along with the South Lake Tahoe Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will give residents of El Dorado County another opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Related Topix: South Lake Tahoe, CA, Drug Enforcement Administration

In El Dorado County

Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics

The Hangtown Kennel Club of Placerville is sponsoring its first of two Rattlesnake Avoidance Clinics for this year on May 3-4.

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Related Topix: Placerville, CA

In El Dorado County

EPA is finalizes approval of revisions to County Air Quality Management District

A Rule by the Environmental Protection Agency on 04/18/2014. Revisions to the California State Implementation Plan, El Dorado County Air Quality Management District.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 9

In El Dorado County

Supervisor Faces Charges for Saving Taxpayers Money

A new study shows that the fire reduction work performed by Supervisor Ray Nutting saves taxpayers $3 for every $1 spent.

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Related Topix: Placerville, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Village Life

Grand Jury applications are now available

Beginning now, the citizens of El Dorado County once again have the opportunity to become a part of the 2014-15 Civil Grand Jury of El Dorado County.

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Village Life

Retain Joe Harn as auditor

Whether it's $150 haircuts for welfare recipients or secret pay raises for some favored appointed department head, we have always counted on El Dorado County Auditor-Controller Joe Harn to bring these government misdeeds to light.

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