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EDHCSD board recall effort under way

EDH-CSD

Bob Sacco wants to recall four of five El Dorado Hills Community Services District board members in response to the suspension and eventual termination of former General Manager John Skeel. The recall targets Directors Noelle Mattock, Guy Gertsch, Wayne Lowery and Tony Rogozinski. Director Bill Vandegrift gets a pass for breaking ranks with his board […]

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Burglary suspects identified; two on the loose

Robbers

El Dorado County authorities have turned to the public for help in finding two men for their alleged roles in a recent burglary. On the evening of Jan. 27, sheriff’s deputies in El Dorado Hills stopped a suspicious black Mercedes sedan after noticing it was driving slowly through the Mormon Island and Lake Ridge Oaks […]

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Daddy & Me a sweet tradition

Silly contest — Jack "The Tongue" Karford and his daughter Madison "The Mouth," 7, try to out-silly Reagan "Bigger Mouth" Lenehan, 7, and her dad "Buck Teeth" Gerry, left to right, during the Daddy & Me dance on Friday night. Reached by phone afterward, Gerry Lenehan, who grew up in Cameron Park and now lives in Folsom, said he's been coming to El Dorado Hills CSD family events his entire life. "They know how to do it ... Last night was awesome." Photo by Whitney Kahn

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s 10th annual Daddy & Me Valentine Dance attracted more 150 daddies Friday night, each with his “best girl” at his side. The father-daughter event has become a tradition in El Dorado Hills, and a great “dad date” opportunity for dads and daughters in the greater foothill community. CSD […]

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Daddy and Me

Silly contest — Jack "The Tongue" Karford and his daughter Madison "The Mouth," 7, try to out-silly Reagan "Bigger Mouth" Lenehan, 7, and her dad "Buck Teeth" Gerry, left to right, during the Daddy & Me dance on Friday night. Reached by phone afterward, Gerry Lenehan, who grew up in Cameron Park and now lives in Folsom, said he's been coming to El Dorado Hills CSD family events his entire life. "They know how to do it ... Last night was awesome." Photo by Whitney Kahn

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Oak Ridge, Pondo wrestling qualify 25 to Divisionals

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FOLSOM — For wrestlers at Ponderosa and Oak Ridge, it’s the time of year where all the training and hard work starts to pay off. With the duals and tournaments complete, wrestlers look forward to the postseason and the journey toward the state meet. That quest for the Bruins and Trojans began Saturday as both […]

No Comment / February 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Exciting finish goes Oak Ridge’s way

After a tough loss to highly ranked Sheldon, the Oak Ridge Lady Trojans came into Friday’s Senior Night matchup against Delta River League rivals St. Francis with a clear goal. “We really wanted a win for the seniors,” junior Haley Anderson said. So, after three physical, grueling quarters, the Trojans fought back and got that […]

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State of the Union: Our education union

Vicki Barber

By Dr. Vicki Barber El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools  President Obama’s State of the Union address last month had a good deal to say about education. Rightfully so, high quality education does require a large portion of our nation’s budget. The federal government has directed 15 percent of its budget towards education, which is […]

No Comment / February 10, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »