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Civil Air Patrol, Squadron 85 of Placerville recently recognized 2nd Lieutenant Brock S. Buak III (Bravo Flight Commander) and 2nd Lieutenant Nehemiah Feusi (Cadet Deputy Commander) with the Billy Mitchell Award.
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Folsom to Honor 100-year-old WWII Internment Camp survivor, Army Veteran
Shigeru Ochi has seen a thing or two in his lifetime. The Folsom resident turns 100, and the community is ready to honor him.
Clean Up the Lake Completes Echo Lakes Project
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.
From Village Life...
District 1 Candidates Take on Tough Topics in Candidate Forum
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.
From Los Angeles Times...
San Francisco Set to Apologize to Black Residents for ‘Systemic Racism’
Members of the board gathered to put forward a resolution that takes responsibility for the history of discrimination against Black San Franciscans.
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.
Shake Shack Among Future Palladio Tenants as Occupancy Rises
Palladio, one of Folsom’s premier shopping and dining destinations, announced that since the pandemic, occupancy has increased by over 10%.
From Mountain Democrat...
Placerville City Council Gives Staff Sandwich Board Orders
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.
From Georgetown Gazette...
Entrepreneurs Share Their Passion on the Divide
The mild winter has brought exciting news for the Georgetown Divide, with many local entrepreneurs opening new businesses.
‘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.
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.
$3.4M to Go to Central Sierra Farmers to Improve Soil Health
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.
WWII Vets Honored
Members of the American Legion Post 119 made time to recognize the WWII veterans among them during their February meeting and dinner.
The City of South Lake Tahoe Works Collaboratively with Partner Agencies to Create PSA
Nordic Naturals Issues Voluntary Recall of Baby's Vitamin D3 Liquid Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D3
Raw Cheddar Cheese - Voluntary Product Recall
Sacramento has more homeless residents than San Francisco. One story about why that happened, and another about an attempt to help. And: Black literature, California style.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve assembled a travel guide to California chocolate.
From giant companies with roots in the Gold Rush days to local microproducers with a focus on fair trade, California is ground zero for high-end chocolate.
Taylor Swift is so hated by fans of Donald Trump, they’ve set aside their hatred of San Francisco to root for the ’49ers in the Super Bowl, because Swift’s boyfriend plays for their opponents, the Kansas City Chiefs.
Lawmakers in California and other states are now making attempts to prevent the reported harms to children caused by social media platforms. The U.S. Senate got into the act as well, at a dramatic Jan. 31 hearing.
Meet the organizations working to win social justice for African Americans in California and beyond. And: Welcome Yolo County to CALocal.
Here’s a short list of just some of the organizations working to build better futures for African Americans in California.
“Intelligent” speed-limiting technology will be required in all new California cars starting in 2027, if a new law authored by San Francisco Senator Scott Wiener passes.
In San Mateo County, a new law allows police to charge homeless people with criminal offenses if they don’t accept shelter. SCOTUS will soon weigh in with a potential landmark decision in an Oregon case.
While millions of Californians seek affordable housing elsewhere, an ambitious man backed by billionaires dreams of building an urban Utopia in Central Valley farm country.
We’re getting ready to track the progress of California Forever’s plans to build a city of 400,000 in what is now Solano County farm country.
In NYT’s “The Farmers Had What the Billionaires Wanted,” we meet a man who wants to build a city in the middle of nowhere, and folks who are slowing him down.
The California housing crisis is not only weakening the state politically at the national level, it could shift the political balance in Washington, D.C., as Republican-led states add population while California’s exodus continues.
Former Major League Baseball star Steve Garvey, a political rookie, faces off against veteran U.S. House members Adam Schiff, Katie Porter and Barbara Lee in the first 2024 California Senate race debate Monday evening in Los Angeles.
Ten state agencies are dedicated to keeping California scenic. And while you’re out exploring, check out some of our state’s most venerable eateries.
Pea Soup Anderson’s closed before its 100th birthday. Here are 24 restaurants 100 years or older that you can still visit.
Hanna Nakano says her monthly newspaper raises the voices of local residents through “the power of documentation and the power of publishing.”
How California’s 10 state conservancies buy up open land and shield it from developers to preserve the natural environment for public use.
California Forever, the company behind a proposed new city in Solano County, will submit a ballot measure seeking an exemption from local laws to allow development on the massive project to proceed.
With traffic deaths now regularly topping 300 per year, Measure HLA on the March 5 ballot gives Los Angeles voters the opportunity to force their reluctant city to implement new traffic safety measures.
Exploring South Lake Tahoe’s Tallac Historic Site Trail with Kids
South Lake Tahoe boasts several hidden gems. Among them is the Tallac Historic Site Trail. It offers families a unique opportunity to explore history along the shores of South Lake Tahoe.
Get Groundhog Fever in Quincy This February
Come out of your hole and join us on Sat., Feb. 3, 2024, for the Quincy Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Groundhog Fever Festival for an afternoon of fun and entertainment! [...]
Take a Trip to Placerville’s Bed and Breakfast Inns
History can be found everywhere in El Dorado County, including at the many charming bed and breakfast inns throughout the region.
Explore El Dorado County’s Craft Breweries on the El Dorado Ale Trail
Nestled in the heart of California's historic Gold Country lies a hidden treasure for beer enthusiasts – the El Dorado Ale Trail. This scenic trail takes you to many of El Dorado County’s best cra...
Spotlighting Local Excellence The Community Collaborative Honors Three Outstanding Social Service Professionals in Tahoe Truckee
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 8, 2023 TRUCKEE, Calif. - The Community Collaborative of Tahoe Truckee (CCTT), a program of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation, announced the recipients of its ...
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