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CEDAPP NewsBlast #446 Dec 2023

Updated: Dec 18, 2023

Local News from the Community Economic Development Association of Pollock Pines

 

Dec 3 Update:

See event pictures here

Mark your calendars for

Christmas in the Pines

El Dorado Savings Bank on December 2nd!


Entertainment at 5:30PM

Tree Lighting at 6PM

Includes Trees for Teens to support our youth!

Thanks to the volunteers who decorated the EDSB tree with our new Christmas lights in preparation for the big tree lighting on Dec 2! CEDAPP sponsored the rental of a towable boom lift and acquired 500' of new LED lights for this effort. From left to right: Adam Rohrbough of A-Team Tree Service, Bob and Pat Schoggins, Linda Curran, Karen Duncan, and Laura Hutchinson. Taking the picture: Frank Maio.

 





Dec 11 Update:

See event pictures here 


Mark your calendars for

Santa's visit to the

Community Center on

December 10th!








 

The Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center is hosting its 29th Non-Alcoholic New Years Eve Celebration & Bingo Extravaganza on Sunday, December 31, 2023! If you have a favorite table, please make your reservation early! Reservation Form and Info Sheet will be posted separately. Admission fee includes two six packs for 20 games. Hors D'oeuvres, full dinner with dessert, i.e. cheesecake, and snacks during the evening. There will be party favors, sparkling apple cider at midnight, and of course lots of door prizes! Call Judi Coupar at (530) 417-3235 to make your reservations! HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 




Dec 18 Update:

See event pictures & videos here 



*Free event*

will entertain children and adults

in the Pollock Pines Library

on December 13 at 2PM

Event sponsored by your local PP FOL



 

Pollock Pines Friends of the Library (PP FOL)

Become a member of FOL - starting at a $10 for an individual membership.


Members of the community can support the library and our programs by shopping our used book sales: fill a standard size bag for $5 during library hours at the Foyer Book Sale.


Watch for our Mega Book Sales at Safeway on the Friday before Memorial Day & Labor Day weekends. You can donate gently used books at the library during open hours.

The Pollock Pines Community Library hours are Tues/Wed/Fri/Sat from noon - 4PM.

 

POLLOCK PINES - CAMINO ROTARY


Hope to see you there!

Call 530-305-0872 with any questions

 

Big Thanks to the Pollock Pines Safeway

for their regular generous donations to provide

refreshments for community events and to feed

volunteers working on community projects.

 


Paco's Taqueria is now open at

6530 Pony Express Trail.

Paco's also has another Mexican

restaurant in Placerville.

Check them out!


 

PG&E Rate Hike Unanimously Approved by California Public Utilities Commission


The rate increase, which goes into effect Jan. 1, will result in an average monthly increase of $22.20 for electric-only customers, $10.43 for natural gas-only customers, and $32.62 for electric and gas customers. Read more here.

 

Road Construction Alert:

Work is beginning on the Pony Express Trail Bicycle, Pedestrian and ADA Improvements Capital Improvement Project.

El Dorado County’s Department of Transportation will be performing tree removals along the south side of Pony Express Trail between Sanders Drive and Sly Park Road.

This work will result in temporary shoulder and lane closures along the eastbound lane of Pony Express Trail with flagging. This temporary lane closure and flagging will be in place between approximately 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. beginning on Monday, December 4th, through approximately Friday, December 15th, subject to weather conditions and possible weather delays. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work zone to arrive at their destinations on time.

Press Release Pony - TR (Lane Closures) Final
.pdf
Download PDF • 247KB
 

El Dorado County would like your feedback on the Public Draft Safety Element Update. The Safety Element Update is a required section of the General Plan, which identifies potential health and safety concerns in the unincorporated areas of the County and lays out goals and policies to protect the community.

See more details under Safety Element Update here.

The County is hosting a virtual public workshop on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. on Microsoft Teams. You may access the workshop at https://bit.ly/47xRFdl. The Safety Element Update has goals, policies, and measures that address existing and future natural hazards in the County. Your participation will help us develop effective strategies that reflect the needs of our community.


Please submit any comments by Friday, December 8 to Thea Graybill at thea.graybill@edcgov.us or Planning and Building Department, Long Range Planning, 2850 Fairlane Court, Building C, Placerville, CA 95667.

 

We are saddened to report the first El Dorado County death this year of someone from West Nile Virus. The death occurred at the end of October. The individual was over the age of 55 and resided on the West Slope of El Dorado County. Read more here.

 

Buy See's Candy Year-Round



The Pollock Pines-Camino Community Center offers See’s Candy sales

in person during the holidays and on-line year-round.

Our THANKS for your continued fundraising support for the Community Center.

In-Person: See's Candies are sold Dec 12th through the 22nd at the Community Center. Check times here.

On-Line: Candy is shipped directly to you, your friends and family out of town or next door with zero hassle!! Orders of $75.00 or more get free shipping. Order here.

 

STREET ADDRESS SIGNS - Gold Ridge Forest Fire Safe Council

Improve your ability to be found by emergency personnel.

Download the order form ↓

address sign
.pdf
Download PDF • 501KB
 

The El Dorado Sheriff’s Office (EDSO) urges all of our community to remain vigilant during their normal daily activities and immediately report any suspicious activity to:

El Dorado Sheriff's Non-Emergency Line 24/7

Call (530) 621-6600


EDSO consistently works with the California Office of Emergency Services to ensure

that in a time of crisis proper coordination between the allied agencies at the

local, state, and federal level is met so that our community receives

resources and information to remain safe. Sign up for Emergency Alerts here.

 

Volunteers Needed for Clean-up Event --> Dec 3 Update: See event pictures here

Through the partnership of EDSO HOT Team, True Value, Mtn. Enterprise, CVS,

CEDAPP and other community volunteers, a clean-up behind CVS is scheduled!

Saturday, December 2 9 AM – about noon

Needed: about 10 adults (no minors on this project) to do the “lighter” work

that the heavy equipment cannot do. RSVP here.

Safety is our #1 priority, so need to wear a mask, heavy gloves

and closed-toe shoes, preferably heavy boots.

We will be providing refreshments and the more folks we get, the sooner we can be done!

 

Check out pollockpines.org with resources for Residents and Visitors,

including live-stream web-cams, plus chain-control and weather information.

 

Feed El Dorado 2023

Food Distribution

at the Community Center


Next date: Wednesday, Dec 13, 2023, from 11AM to 1PM


Volunteers are needed. Please call

Chris Anderson at 209-214-5442

if you are able to help at one

of the monthly distributions.


Download the full schedule here.



 
 

SENIOR NUTRITION LUNCHES

You are invited to enjoy a hot, nutritious meal, Monday through Friday at any of the Senior Dining Centers listed below. Lunch is served from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. for the suggested voluntary contribution of $3.00 per meal for adults 60 years and older. Monday through Friday at the Community Center

See the current menus here

Advance reservations are required.

For information call : (530) 621-6160

 

Support our POLLOCK PINES BUSINESSES - Click here for online business directory

 

Community Calendar

Date

Event & Location

Tuesdays

BINGO NIGHT: Every Tuesday 6:15-9PM at the COMMUNITY CENTER

Weekdays

SENIOR NUTRITION LUNCHES: 12-12:30PM at the COMMUNITY CENTER. See the current menus here.

Dec 1

PPCCCA MEETING: 5:00PM at the COMMUNITY CENTER. elections will be held for the 2024 PPCCCA board

Dec 2

CLEAN-UP BEHIND CVS: begins 9AM. Join EDSO HOT Team, True Value, Mtn. Enterprise, CVS, CEDAPP and other community volunteers

Dec 2

CHRISTMAS IN THE PINES & TREES FOR TEENS: begins at 5:30PM with tree lighting at 6PM at EL DORADO SAVINGS BANK

Dec 4

CEDAPP : No meeting in December. See you Jan 8, 2024!

Dec 6

DOGWOOD GARDEN CLUB Christmas Party, check here for details.

Dec 7

ROTARY CLUB: 8AM at THE SPORTSMAN'S HALL

Dec 8

EL DORADO COUNTY FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION: 11:30AM - 1PM at POLLOCK PINES COMMUNITY CHURCH

Dec 10

FREE CHRISTMAS DINNER AND SANTA VISIT: 2PM-5PM at the COMMUNITY CENTER

Dec 13

FRATELLO MARIONETTE SHOW: 2PM at the POLLOCK PINES LIBRARY

Dec 13

FREE FARMERS MARKET FOOD DISTRIBUTION: 11AM - 1PM

at the COMMUNITY CENTER

Dec 21

ROTARY CLUB meeting: 6PM at THE FORESTER PUB AND GRILL

Dec 22

EL DORADO COUNTY FOOD BANK DISTRIBUTION: 11:30AM-1PM at POLLOCK PINES COMMUNITY CHURCH

Dec 25

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Dec 31

NEW YEARS EVE BINGO EXTRAVAGANZA: at the COMMUNITY CENTER - Doors open at 5PM, appetizers at 5:30PM, Bingo 6:30PM to midnight. Call 530-647-8005 for more information.

Jan 1, 2024

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Jan 8

Jan 10

FREE FARMERS MARKET FOOD DISTRIBUTION: 11AM-1PM

at the COMMUNITY CENTER

 

Newsblast GOALS

CEDAPP is happy to promote our businesses, our members, and friends to our community. If you have something you’d like the community to know about that benefits the people of Pollock Pines, please email the editor. Thanks!

 

CEDAPP meetings are held the first Monday of each month (shifts to second Monday

if falling on a holiday). Meetings are currently held at 5:30pm - please contact cedapp.pollockpines@gmail.com with any questions.


Note: All CEDAPP meetings and events are open to the public. CEDAPP is an all inclusive community organization. The more community folks involved, the more “COMMON UNITY” there is!

 

Join CEDAPP HERE

Membership in CEDAPP is open to all residents, businesses, organizations, and friends of Pollock Pines.

We are always looking for volunteers to help us put on great events!

CEDAPP - Caring Every Day About Pollock Pines

 

CEDAPP is a 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit and its Board of Directors are volunteers

who receive no compensation whatsoever.


or visit us at https://www.cedapp.biz

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