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El Dorado Irrigation District Redistricting Process—Frequently Asked Questions

El Dorado Irrigation District Redistricting Process—Frequently Asked Questions

The following responses were provided by EID General Counsel Tom Cumpston.

Q.1. Why is EID required to redistrict and how frequently must it be done?

200 Volunteers needed for Fill It Up Food Bank Blitz this Saturday

200 Volunteers needed for Fill It Up Food Bank Blitz this Saturday

Hands4Hope is hosting Youth Making A Difference event this Saturday, April 2.  This annual Spring food bank blitz runs from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at grocery stores from Placerville to Orangevale.

Two hundred volunteers are needed to collect donations of food, cash, and gift cards. Shoppers will be given a wish list to help purchase and donate needed items. Volunteer shifts are two hours.

To volunteer, go to https://hands4hopeyouth.i-volunteeronline.com/and pick a store and a shift.

The organization’s goal is to collect 5,000 pounds of food and $8,000 in cash and gift cards.

One News10 viewer's opinion on the Cameron Park Skating Park community debate

One News10 viewer's opinion on the Cameron Park Skating Park community debate

The debate continues.  Here's one viewer's opinion below.  What's yours?  Email writer@news10.net and let us know.  It could become a potential posting here at News10's My Neighborhood.

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The CP Skate Park opened in April of 2001, costing taxpayers almost $Three Hundred thousand dollars.  It not only has given a home to skate Boarders but stopped trespassing and other infractions given to otherwise “a great group of kids.”  In addition it allowed for schools, shopping centers, libraries and other public places to resume their business without distractions from skate boarding.

In the past 2 weeks I have received countless letters and calls from not only kids but teachers, plead

Celebration for Sheriff-elect John D'Agostini

Celebration for Sheriff-elect John D'Agostini

You're invited to a celebration for Sheriff-elect John D'Agostini this Saturday. 

It's a great oppotunitity for the community to meet the Sheriff.  If you're interested in attending, please RSVP as per this invitation. 

One of Lyon Real Estate's Folsom office agents helps earn share of $14,000 for local charties

One of Lyon Real Estate's Folsom office agents helps earn share of $14,000 for local charties

Lyon Real Estate announced today the winners of its inaugural Lyon Cares philanthropy award. Lyon agent Kim Pacini Hauch of the Sierra Oaks office earned $3,000 for Maryhouse, Teresa Lynch of Lyon’s Folsom office earned $2,000 for her charity of choice - the Grace Foundation and Nancy Reid also of the Sierra Oaks office earned $1,000 for Breakthrough Sacramento.

The Lyon Cares Award is a monetary donation made to local organizations as voted on exclusively by Lyon agents and employees. Agents and staff nominated local organizations that they were either members of or active volunteers with. The 60 nominations that were received were then narrowed down to the three finalists by a committee and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners were determined by a vote of all Lyon Real Estate agents and employees.

Vision Coalition picks up new strategies to prevent substance abuse

Vision Coalition picks up new strategies to prevent substance abuse

Washington, D.C. — Health advocates from El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition joined 2,800 substance abuse prevention leaders from across the country at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions (CADCA) of America’s 21st annual National Leadership Forum.

The forum is the nation’s largest training for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, featuring more than 100 training courses to help community and state leaders prevent and reduce substance abuse and its related problems.

Besides learning the latest strategies to prevent alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, the coalition heard inspiring words from a number of national leaders such as Gil Kerlikowske, director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP); Howard Koh MD, assistant secretary Health and Human Services; and Gen. Arthur T.

Grant funding request for Rubicon Trail projects available for viewing March 8

Grant funding request for Rubicon Trail projects available for viewing March 8

The El Dorado County Department of Transportation and El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department are applying to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division for the 2010-11 grants program for funding of projects on the Rubicon Trail.

The grants applications will be posted on the OHMVR website on March 8. To review the grant applications submitted, click on  www.ohv.parks.ca.gov

The 30-day public review and comment period for the 2010-11 Grants and Cooperative Agreement Program begins March 7 and ends April 4. This period provides an opportunity for the public to review the preliminary applications submitted to the OHMVR Division for consideration during the current grant cycle.