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Arts Council to Honor Normadene Carpenter on June 1

by Placerville Newswire / May 21, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

On Thursday, June 1, in the lovely setting of Boeger Winery, El Dorado Arts Council will inaugurate an annual award that recognizes extraordinary commitment to culture and creativity.

 

The Books Every New Graduate Should Read

by Placerville Newswire / May 21, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly minted graduate. Here’s what they recommended:

The Boys in the Boat

Did you know El Dorado County Senior Programs are for 50+ not 60 & over?

by Placerville Newswire / May 21, 2017 / comments

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County CAO Don Ashton Talks Budget

by Placerville Newswire / May 21, 2017 / comments

[Don Ashton, County’s Chief Administrative Officer]

Counties throughout California are at various stages of preparing their Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget.   While each county has unique challenges based on economic and social demographics, many are similar.

Pot is Already Changing Wine Country’s Landscape

by Placerville Newswire / May 21, 2017 / comments

[PRpond]

California wine country could soon have a very different look, feel and smell, as a growing number of wine makers trade their cork barrels for heat lamps and jump on the marijuana gravy train.

As the Sacramento Bee reports, the allure of the green rush has not escaped the state's winemakers. Some are selling their properties to large-scale weed growers; others are trying their hand at marijuana cultivation themselves.

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