Coronavirus Website, Youth Conservation Corps hiring, CLAC cancelled, Nominate a Senior, Vineyards approved, Cool on L.A. Times front page

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EDC Coronavirus-19 Website & Press Release

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El Dorado County Public Health has launched this website page for local updates on the coronavirus-19:

Updated - March 12, 2020

Current Status:

El Dorado County health officials and agency partners are closely monitoring the outbreak of novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) that originated in China.

  • El Dorado County - As of March 12, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) Pacific time, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in El Dorado County
  • California - As of March 12, 2020, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific time, there are a total of 198 positive COVID-19 cases in California and four fatalities.  For the latest California information - Click here
  • United States - For national information about COVID-19, including number of cases - Click here


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Apply for the Youth Conservation Corps


Generation Green Applicaton



If you are 15 to 18 years old come join the Eldorado National Forest's 2020 Generation Green Program!

Generation Green is part of the Youth Conservation Corp. It is a program designed to accomplish needed conservation work on public lands, while gaining an understanding and appreciation of our National Forests.

Applications Due – By 4:30 pm on March 26th, 2020 at the Eldorado National Forest Supervisor's Office, 100 Forni Road, Placerville CA 95667

You may pick up an application packet at the Eldorado National Forest Supervisor's Office
- OR –
Download a copy of the application from:

• Pay: $13 per hr.
• Work Schedule: 40 hours per week (Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm)
• Dates: Monday, June 8th – July 31st, 2020
• Location: 100 Forni Rd. Placerville, CA 95667

• Be at least 15 years old by June 8th, 2020 and have not reached age 19 by July 31st, 2020
• Complete an application & essay
• Be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States
• Provide a valid U.S. Social Security number or have applied for a valid Social Security number
• Provide or be able to obtain a work permit from the State of California

If you have any questions about the program contact:
Audrey French, Conservation Ed. Program Specialist


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Cancelled-Coloma Lotus Advisory Committee

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Thursday, March 26, 2020, at 6:30 pm 
Gold Trail Grange
319 State Highway 49, Coloma

More information at:


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Nominate A Senior of the Year

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Do you know an outstanding older adult or a married couple aged 60 years or older who has performed exemplary work in El Dorado County as a volunteer? Consider nominating them for the Senior of the Year Award. The annual "Senior of the Year" award will be presented by the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on May 19, 2020, at the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 330 Fair Lane in Placerville, and is hosted by the El Dorado County Area Agency on Aging and the Commission on Aging.

Nominees for the Senior of the Year award must be El Dorado County residents with active community volunteer service within the last two years. Nomination forms are available at the Placerville Senior Center or on-line at

Nominee submissions must be received by April 30, 2020. For more information, please call (530) 621-6255 or send an email to


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Mountain Democrat Article
Vineyards project approved in EDH

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On February 25th, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved with a 3-2 vote, 42 residential lots slated for Malcolm Dixon Road area.

See Full Article here :

Project Item 33. 19-1768 can be found at|Text|&Search=19-1768


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Cool, CA on front page of L.A. Times

Cool Article

In a California town called Cool,
gentrification means a Dollar General store

“This is about preserving rural America,” said resident Susan Yewell, 74. “We feel vulnerable. We don’t want big-box stores to come in because the beauty of the place is more important to us than buying some cheaply built something.”

Article can be found at


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