Latest El Dorado County, California Stories
By Niesha Lofing, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 21--As the water gets shallower, the boats must go slower. That's the reality at Folsom Lake as dam releases that exceed inflow from the reservoir's water sources draw down lake volume and make cruising on the shrinking surface less safe.
A bear cub is recovering at a California animal center after a firefighter spotted it wobbling along the road on burned paws, officials say.
White Oak Landing, LLC today announced the official grand opening of the 89 acre spectacular lake front development on Smith Lake, Alabama. Reservations are now being taken to view home sites on Saturday, August 2, 2008.
By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 3--With high energy prices and the push for environmentally friendly power sources, the El Dorado Irrigation District and El Dorado County Water Agency have commissioned a study of potential hydroelectric projects on the county's western slope.
Preliminary results from DNA analysis of wolverine scat samples collected on the Tahoe National Forest do not match those of historic California wolverine populations, according to U.S. Forest Service scientists.
During ongoing investigations by an Oregon State University graduate student, the Forest Service, and California Department of Fish and Game (DFG), two additional wolverine photographs were captured this past week. A variety of hair, track and scat samples were also sent for analysis to determine if these were from a wolverine. After the initial photograph of a wolverine was taken by a remote camera on Feb. 28, 2008, in the Tahoe National Forest, researchers, biologists and volunteers...
Lake Tahoeâ€™s ecosystem could be in danger of being altered by global warming, according to a study conducted by researchers at University of California, Davis.
By Cathy Locke, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Mar. 11--An Alpine County lake that is popular with Sacramento area fishing and recreation enthusiasts is getting an expanded boat ramp.
By David Richie, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 5--State parks officials confirmed today that two people drowned Wednesday during separate incidents at Folsom Lake. The victims were identified as Kalen McCoy, 20, Roseville, and Thomas Le, 16, Elk Grove, by the Placer County Coroner's Office.
Officials are looking to capture some of Lake Tahoe's biggest polluters: Canada geese.
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