Georgetown Residents Decry Dollar General Store Changing Look Of Gold Rush TownTownsfolk don’t like the prospect of one big proposed change—a new Dollar General store that could replace the horseshoe puts on Main Street. The discount store submitted plans to El Dorado County for a 9,100-square-foot space.
Mountain Lions Photographed In GeorgetownA local woman captured photos of mountain lions walking by her property recently.
UPDATED: Empire Fire Burns 38 Acres; 70 Percent ContainedA 15-acre brush fire is burning in El Dorado County near Georgetown is now 10 percent contained, say Cal Fire officials.
Big East: One More Time, With FeelingThe death of the Big East as we know it hit home last week as 14 teams arrived at the World’s Most Famous Arena (Connecticut was ineligible). Next season, the “Catholic 7” will be reportedly joined by Butler, Creighton, and Xavier in a basketball-only conference that has paid to keep the Big East name.
Stage Set For Final Big East Tournament As We Know ItThe Big East tournament will have a touch of a wake to it this week. When games end, there will be plenty of reminiscing about rivalries and talk of what is to come.
Woman Driving To Work Hits Bear Near GeorgetownResidents of Georgetown in El Dorado County are used to seeing wildlife like raccoons, deer, even mountain lions. But Jennifer Loe was still shocked when a bear jumped in front of her SUV while she was driving to work Tuesday morning.
Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan BudgetA group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.