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Gov. Brown issues legislative update

September 25, 2017 |

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed the following legislation into law... Read More

Gov. Jerry Brown's utilities commissioners must face more questions before a senate vote

By Dan Bacher | August 29, 2017 |  

The California Senate Rules Committee voted 3 - 0 on August 23 to confirm Governor Jerry Brown’s nomination of Clifford Rechtschaffen and Martha Guzman Aceves as commissioners on the California Public Utilities Commission, but Senate leaders said the two have serious questions to answer before the confirmation is put to a floor vote.
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After Rally at Bera's District Office, The Resistance Schedules Organizing Meeting

February 6, 2017 |   
After successfully organizing a rally at Congressman Dr. Ami Bera's field office last week, a new political activist group has announced a general meeting tomorrow night.
Called The Resistance, the Sacramento-Elk Grove-based group was organized in opposition to President Donald Trump's agenda which they characterized as "hateful." 
 “I knew all the things Donald Trump promised in his campaign could actually become reality, and it was terrifying,” Jaclyn Moreno, the group's founder said. “I wanted to become active in some way to help my community, and the Indivisible Guide gave me a roadmap on how to do that. That’s why I started The Resistance.”... Read More

Swearing In for mayor, council members

Mayor Christopher Cabaldon,  along with Council Members Beverly “Babs” Sandeen and Quirina Orozco were sworn into office at a City Hall ceremony last night.

Cabaldon and Sandeen were re-elected to office.  Orozco beat a strong field to replace recently retired Council Member Bill Kristoff. It was the Mayor’s 10th time taking the oath!

Also at the meeting, West Sacramento resident and Olympic athlete Kim Conley was presented with a proclamation recognizing her achievements as a world class runner and a role model for the West Sacramento community.

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The uncertain future of fire & EMS within the county

The uncertain future of fire & EMS within the county

For many years, the thirteen El Dorado County Fire Agencies including El Dorado Hills FD, Latrobe FPD, Cameron Park FD, Rescue FPD, Diamond Springs-El Dorado FPD, Pioneer FPD, Garden Valley FPD, Georgetown FPD, Mosquito FPD, El Dorado County FPD, Meeks Bay FPD, Lake Valley FPD, and Fallen Leaf FD have done an outstanding job working together in an effort to keep the nearly 181,000 Citizens of El Dorado County safe. 

These agencies strive to provide the best possible Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services to our residents through a progressive automatic and mutual aid system.  For many years several of these Fire Protection Districts have provided this service with limited budgets as a result of receiving a disproportionately small percentage of the property tax increment in a particular region.

Santa, Please Bring Mommy an Assault Rifle

Santa, Please Bring Mommy an Assault Rifle

Momservation: Setting a good example for your kids doesn’t mean target shooting with an assault weapon.

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Someone please tell me why a suburban mother needs an assault rifle.

And being a “gun enthusiast” is a hollow explanation reverberating against the sobs of parents.