Wednesday, August 27, 2014

SLT Mental Health Clinic moving

The El Dorado County Mental Health Clinic currently located at 1360 Johnson Boulevard is moving to 1900 Lake Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe. The anticipated move date is Sept. 5, with clinic doors expected to be open for clients at the new location on Sept. 8. County Alcohol and Drug Program services will also […]

Labor Day closures

Some offices throughout El Dorado County will be closed, Monday, Sept. 1 due to Labor Day, a state and federal holiday. Here’s a look at what local residents may expect: All schools in El Dorado County will be closed. The offices of the Placerville Police Department, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Protection will […]

Cold comfort

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Horoscope, Sunday, August 24, 2014

Complicated New Moon Eve  On the eve of a rather complicated Virgo new moon, the lunar influence, still in Leo, is looking forward and making light of the matter. This playful cosmic influence suggests that we try to shake off the critical inner voices. That’s so much easier said than done. Exercise will help. So […]

Horoscope, Saturday, August 23, 2014

Gas-Card Sun The Virgo sun is like a gas card handed from doting parents to children in college. It’s assistance. It’s fuel. It will help out. It can’t be used for much else than the intended purpose, and that’s the beauty of it. The Virgo sun keeps us honest. It wants to support, but it […]

Horoscope, Friday, August 22, 2014

Solar Passage  The passage of the sun from Leo to Virgo comes at the time of year when many children are transitioning from the carefree days of summer to the more structured demands of the early school year. Virgo solar energy will lend a hand to structured efforts and will support us in our industriousness, […]

Child Support Awareness Month

Child Support Awareness Month is recognized both nationally and locally each year as a means to focus on the importance of providing financial support for children. It is also the time to recognize the families and the child support professionals who are committed to making a difference in children’s lives both emotionally and financially. This […]

Fundraiser to benefit Animal Outreach

Enjoy a little taste of Paris and help the cats of El Dorado County during the upcoming French Bistro Fundraiser in Camino. The afternoon event, designed to benefit Animal Outreach and its spay/neuter efforts, will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, from 2 until 6 p.m. at Crystal Basin Cellars and Bistro in Camino. Crystal Basin […]

Burke’s Corner: August 29, 2014

By Burke Bruttig Burke’s Corner is a once-a-week photo corner of answers to questions of  seriousness, controversy or lightness in El Dorado County. Look for me in the community each week to ask you the question of the week and get your answer! For future question suggestions, comments or contact, Burke can be reached at […]

Job fair Aug. 22

Job seekers in El Dorado County and across the Sacramento region are invited to attend the fifth annual Tri-County Job Fair to be held on Friday, Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Roseville Sports Complex & Martha Riley Library located at 1501 Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Roseville. The free job fair will […]

Silver Bridge over Caples Creek repaired

Packers and mules from the “Pack Stock Center of Excellence” out of Inyo National Forest collaborated with Eldorado National Forest staff and other volunteers, including local equestrian groups, to haul in over 700 board feet of lumber to replace rails and planks on the Silver Bridge at Caples Creek. The repairs done on July 29-30 […]

Candidates Forum Aug. 14

The Shingle Springs Community Alliance is inviting all interested parties to a Candidates Forum for the position of El Dorado County Supervisor of District 2. This is a pivotal time in the politics of El Dorado County. By the end of 2014 we will have three new supervisors representing constituents of three different districts within […]

Forni Classic hosts huge fundraiser

As an added addition to Saturday’s big race, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training participant and local race fan Carla Tilford will hold their second annual benefit raffle. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a non-profit, voluntary health organization whose mission is to cure leukemia and its related cancers — lymphoma, multiple myeloma […]

Roundup: July 31, 2014

Wrestling El Dorado Hills Club wrestler Mikey Mello, pictured at right, an incoming Oak Ridge High freshman when the school year starts toward the end of next week, had an enjoyable summer that included earning honors at the USA Schoolboy National Tournament in Oren, Utah. Mello competed in the Schoolboy division — middle school — of […]

Horoscope, Sunday, July 27, 2014

Venus Opposes Pluto  Unlike some others in the animal kingdom, human babies come into the world so utterly helpless that they cannot live without a nurturer to feed, warm and protect them. To be human is to be dependent on other humans. The point is driven home today, as the opposition of Venus and Pluto […]

Horoscope, Saturday, July 26, 2014

Leo New Moon Actors who judge their characters are not able to play them as convincingly as those who bring a great deal of nonjudgmental compassion to their art. Similarly, we are all more effective under this Leo new moon when we accept ourselves. Play the action instead of commenting on it with the conventional […]

Horoscope, Friday, July 25, 2014

Mars in Scorpio Mars will bust a move out of the diplomatic realm of Libra (which wasn’t the easiest placement for such an aggressive planet) and into the straightforward realm of Scorpio (a more comfortable fit for the scorpion). Also, it’s the eve of the Leo new moon and a perfect time to start thinking […]

Sports Scene: July 17, 2014

Wrestling reunion The Ponderosa wrestling program is holding a reunion, hosted by Aaron Reeves, July 26 at 6 p.m. For questions or information, call Richard Fox at 530-558-5731.

Roundup: July 18, 2014

Baseball  El Dorado 13, Pro Players 2 — Matt Smith hit a grand slam in the bottom of the second inning in the nightcap of Tuesday’s doubleheader. His blast was one of 11 hits for El Dorado (22-4). Smith went 2-for-4 and 4 RBIs, Alex Pereira went 3-for-4 with an RBI, Zach Culp and Louis […]

Horoscope, Thursday, July 17, 2014

Action Moon The moon’s shift from sympathetic Pisces into action-oriented Aries suggests that however sensitive we may be to the situations of others, a caring heart will do absolutely no good unless a positive action is used in tandem. Find concrete ways to bring about the change you want to see in the world.  ARIES […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Sensitive Pisces Moon  The psychic vibrations will be felt by the shaman and the seer. They also will be felt by the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker and your mother — that last one goes without saying. These days of the Cancer solar transit heighten the maternal bonds that stretch through moments and lifetimes.  […]

Roundup: July 9, 2014

Baseball El Dorado Post 119 3, Grass Valley 1 — Tony Ceirante scattered four hits over five innings and Mitch McCulloch closed out the final two in Wednesday’s Junior Legion win at Union Mine High. Logan McMahon went 2-for-2 with an RBI for Post 119 and Clay Boswell had a double and drove in a […]

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Fourth of July in Garden Valley

GV 4th of July 2014-7 The 4th of July Parade is a large family event for Becca and Marty Hooper.

July 09, 2014 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Tagged

Celebrating the Fourth

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July 09, 2014 | Posted in Gallery Posts | Tagged

D’back fall sports requirements

Those interested in playing sports this coming fall at Union Mine High School need to turn in a completed Athletic Packet before attending tryouts on the first day of school, August 7. All tryouts for football, cross country, boys soccer, girls golf, and girls volleyball begin on Monday, August 11, immediately after school. If you do not have a current […]

Taz team routs Loomis Basin

LOOMIS — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team positioned itself one step closer to a perfect season after defeating the host Loomis Basin Dolphins last Saturday at Del Oro High 650-138. Top Taz point scorers of the day were as follows: Katie Tadayeski, 10 points, 6 and under girls; Callahan McColley, 8 points, 6 and […]