El Dorado County Local News


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02/20/2024
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Shigeru Ochi has seen a thing or two in his lifetime. The Folsom resident turns 100, and the community is ready to honor him.

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02/20/2024
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Clean Up The Lake, an environmental nonprofit group, completed its first SCUBA-enabled pilot research project in Echo Lakes, evaluating litter and surveying for aquatic invasive species.

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02/19/2024
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On Feb. 13, the South Lake Tahoe City Council approved commencing negotiations with El Dorado County to create a joint entity overseeing south shore microtransit.

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02/19/2024
District 1 supervisor candidates Linda Campbell, Greg Ferrero and Margaret Fortune are all eyeing for the seat currently held by John Hidahl, who represents almost all of El Dorado Hills.

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02/18/2024
Image for display with article titled The Century-Plus History of the Tahoe Dam

Rain and snowmelt flow down 63 tributaries into Lake Tahoe, but just one river runs out of the alpine lake—the Truckee River. And 400 feet downstream sits the Tahoe Dam, a 110-year old concrete structure in Tahoe City.

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02/18/2024
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The California Department of Parks and Recreation has developed a five-year strategic plan to shape the direction of the state park system and its many recreational and conservation programs.

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02/16/2024
Image for display with article titled California State Parks to Close Main Trails to Burney Falls for 2024 Season

California State Parks announced the temporary closure of the main trails to the falls at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park beginning on April 1 and through summer season or fall.

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02/16/2024
Members of the board gathered to put forward a resolution that takes responsibility for the history of discrimination against Black San Franciscans.

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02/15/2024
Image for display with article titled South Tahoe PUD to Address Water, Sewer Infrastructure Needs

Most of South Lake Tahoe’s water and sewer systems were built in the 1950s and 1960s. Additional investments are needed to avoid costly emergency projects.

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02/15/2024
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Palladio, one of Folsom’s premier shopping and dining destinations, announced that since the pandemic, occupancy has increased by over 10%.

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02/15/2024
Image for display with article titled ‘High School Musical’ Opens at Folsom’s Harris Center

The stage is set, the cast is ready, and the spotlight is about to shine on the El Dorado Musical Theatre as it brings Disney Channel's beloved movie musical to life at the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom.

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02/15/2024
Image for display with article titled El Dorado Hills Chamber to Present New Blues Music Festival

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce has created a new signature event, “Heart of the Hills,” to take place May 11.

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02/15/2024
As sandwich board signs proliferate along Main Street and impinge on space along narrower-than-normal sidewalks, the Placerville City Council discussed what the city could do to cut down on the clutter.

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02/15/2024
The mild winter has brought exciting news for the Georgetown Divide, with many local entrepreneurs opening new businesses.

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02/15/2024
The Placer, Amador and El Dorado and Georgetown Divide resource conservation districts are administering $4 million in state grants to fund the Healthy Soils Program for agricultural producers in the Central Sierra.

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02/15/2024
Members of the American Legion Post 119 made time to recognize the WWII veterans among them during their February meeting and dinner.

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02/15/2024
For the first time in decades, California is tightening its rules on workplace exposure to lead, a poisonous metal that can wreak havoc throughout the body.

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02/15/2024
Immigration enforcement lowers students’ ability to succeed academically and negatively affects their overall learning experience.

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02/15/2024
For weeks, Anthem Blue Cross enrollees who receive health care from the University of California were in suspense, as the health system and one of its largest insurance partners struggled to reach a new contract.

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02/15/2024
When and if California legalizes sports gambling, the policy should honor the laws established in partnership with tribes decades ago, says Assemblyman James Ramos.
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