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3 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Sacramento County supervisors delayed a vote Tuesday on the planned Capital Southeast Connector because of concerns raised by farmers along the proposed Grant Line Road route.
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10 hrs ago | Village Life
The El Dorado County Transportation Commission programmed $10 million in federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality funding to projects and programs in western El Dorado County and the Sacramento Region on March 6. Air quality in the Sacramento region, including El Dorado County, does not meet federal and state air quality standards for ozone.
16 hrs ago | In El Dorado County
All proceeds will go to the El Dorado County Fire Safe Council Senior Assistance Program and will be used to create defensible space around senior citizens' homes.
17 hrs ago | In El Dorado County
As the events of the tragic fire at the Ass-Pen Ranch unfold, the mystery deepens as the autopsy report is completed.
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The need for public transportation for El Dorado County's western slope residents will continue to rise, particularly for El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park where housing forecasts are up and the senior population is growing, county transit officials concluded at a public meeting held at the Moni Gilmore Senior Center last week.
The El Dorado Coroner's Office says the two women found dead in a Placerville-area home Friday morning after it caught fire had died of gunshot wounds.
Friday was do-or-die time for those who had taken out papers but had not yet taken the final steps to run for office.
The fourth annual Barbera Festival takes place June 14 and tickets went on sale this past week.
The offer of a potential buyer of Poor Red's Bar-B-Q in El Dorado was the subject of a closed session hearing.
The El Dorado County Indian Gaming Local Benefit Committee has been allocated a County Tribal Casino Account of $49,847.04 for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 from the State Controller to distribute in the form of grants for programs and activities designed to mitigate the impact of gaming upon the community.
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The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said Carol Hague, 62, was a resident of the house destroyed in the fire.
The Capital Southeast Connector will get its first shot at becoming part of a general plan next week when Sacramento County supervisors decide on adding the planned route between Elk Grove and El Dorado County.
The fire was reported around 5:45 a.m. Friday. El Dorado County fire officials say the single-story home was engulfed in flames when crews arrived at the scene.