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A dose of Dan: The ROI of a college degree is all in the choice

Working in the communications field the past two decades, I admit I suffer from a slight education inferiority complex. As a technology public relations resource the past 15 years after starting as a journalist, most of the technologists and executives I work with sport impressive degrees in complex fields from engineering to economics. It’s not […]

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Local Scouts tour the East Coast treasures

Scouts look on at the changing of the guard at the Tomb of  the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Courtesy photo

By Will Leszinske Boy Scouts from El Dorado Hills recently toured the East coast before the National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. The four-day tour, started at 4 a.m., when we arrived at the Sacramento International Airport. From there we headed to Philadelphia. As a troop, we saw a lot of cool things in […]

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Nutting, Pierson conflicts continue

El Dorado County District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting may have more conflicts of interest to explain, according to District Attorney Vern Pierson. “Last week our office discovered that District 2 Supervisor Nutting applied to be certified for Public Housing (Section 8), Housing and Urban Development as a landlord for property he owns in El Dorado […]

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Jeff Warshaw leaves Marina, search for new principal on

The 800 students and staff at Marina Village Middle School call themselves ohana, the Hawaiian word for family. But the Mustangs family has lost its leader; principal Jeff Warshaw announced July 15 he’d be leaving his post after six years to return to his native Southern California. Warshaw started his new job as principal in […]

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Folsom Lake College fall classes start late August

Folsom Lake College’s fall 2013 semester starts Aug. 24. While students have already begun registering and some classes are now full, there are available classes. Here are a few of the classes still open for registration: General Education offerings — These classes in areas such as communication studies, history and English writing are critical for […]

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This should keep your tail wagging

Dogs will soon have new places to socialize and play; Two dog parks are almost complete. Photo courtesy of Lynn Mann, Picture the Pawsibilities Pet Photography

It’s a good month for local dogs and their owners. Not only will the El Dorado County Dog Owners Guild host what they call “the most fun event for dogs of the year,” they’ve announced two off-leash dog parks are close to opening. Dogs and their families can enjoy the fifth annual Pooch Plunge & […]

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Taz takes championship

The Taz relay team competes at Champs. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils Swim Team claimed first place at the Suburban Swim League Championships, July 26-28, at Sierra College in Rocklin. The Taz posted 1,201 points over the three-day contest. After a four-year run of taking first place at Champs, the Park Terrace Penguins, archrivals to the Taz, fell to second place […]

No Comment / August 04, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »