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Rescue COOL School opens enrollment

The Rescue Union School District is accepting applications for the Rescue COOL School, which stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning.  The COOL School is a highly successful, virtual independent study program where students complete most of their work online at home and also have the option to attend class a few hours each week […]

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New Vision Christian Ministry brings seniors together

By Nancy Curtis If you walk past Cornerstone Christian Church in El Dorado Hills on Thursday evenings you might see happy seniors entering the building and hear some familiar songs floating through the air. The reason? New Vision, an interdenominational Christian ministry for senior adults, is meeting for its Thursday night Bible fellowship. Starting last […]

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Senior news

In the good ol’ summertime Since there isn’t any big party to write about this month, I decided to interview the seniors at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center to hear if they planned on doing anything exciting this summer like going on a cruise or taking a trip or having company. They all said, […]

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ARFC Freedom ’98 takes silver at Reno’s Zephyr Cup

RENO, NEV. — American River Futbol Club U14 girls’ soccer team Freedom ’98 placed second at their first tournament of the season — the Zephyr Cup. ARFC’s Freedom ’98 girls’ team features players from both El Dorado and Sacramento County. This is the girls’ fourth season and started it off June 16 & 17 at the Nevada Elite […]

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Celebrate 236 years of American freedom

Summer is officially here at last, and with summer comes our annual tribute to those 56 daring souls who signed the American Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Because these men risked their lives, their fortunes and their sacred honor — and because countless others stood tall for freedom — we have the blessings […]

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Court cutting hours

PLACERVILLE — During one of the most daunting financial crises in California’s history, the state’s courts remain steadfast in their commitment that essential services continue to be provided to customers. Unfortunately, the budget reductions to the State Trial Courts will require that El Dorado Superior Court reduce its operating costs significantly. Since 2007-08, State General […]

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EID kicks $16 million can down the road

El Dorado Irrigation District’s June 11 board approval of General Manager Jim Abercrombie’s proposed refinancing of year 2003 bonds will move $16 million of debt principal repayments from the years 2013-16 out to the years 2022-29. Abercrombie’s version of the refinancing is, “This debt restructuring will have no adverse financial impact to the district, because […]

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