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Stay safe this Thanksgiving

Never leave the house when your Thanksgiving turkey is in the oven. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department would like remind the community to keep safe this Thanksgiving. Here are some fire safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association: • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food. • Stay in the home when […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDCOE collecting coats for El Dorado County students

Colder weather is here. The El Dorado County Office of Education Coat Drive makes sure students stay warm throughout the county. Through its annual coat drive, EDCOE is accepting donations of new coats – infant to adult sizes. Coats may be dropped off before Dec. 12 at the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

9th-graders invited to consider Union Mine

The El Dorado Union High School District announces that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2015-16 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Applicants […]

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Hands4Hope collects ton of food, literally

Andrea, Desiree and Hudson Clark hosted a food drive in their Stonebriar Neighborhood as part of Hands4Hope's efforts to help the Twin Lakes Food Bank. Courtesy photo

During the last two weeks of October, Hands4Hope hosted a fall food drive to benefit Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom, which provides services to people in need from El Dorado Hills to Orangevale. “The generosity of this community will be able to help so many families in need,” wrote Twin Lakes Food Bank Director Tammy […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

King Fire stabilization projects Under way

PLACERVILLE — The Eldorado National Forest received $3,117,177 for emergency land stabilization activities on federal lands burned by the King Fire. The funds will be used to reduce risks of increased flooding and mud/debris flows. “The first step in helping the burned land recover was to assess the emergency work that needs to be completed before […]

Comments Off / November 09, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Get ready for A Night at the Library

Stroll through books while sipping wine, nibbling epicurean delights, listening to music and viewing beautiful artwork at the El Dorado Hills Library’s second A Night at the Library on Sunday, Nov. 16. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, all proceeds benefit the library and are used for adult programming, resources and books. At last year’s event, […]

Comments Off / November 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wehr named EDUHSD superintendent

Stephen Wehr

The El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees unanimously appointed former Oak Ridge High School Principal Stephen Wehr to replace Christopher Hoffman as superintendent. Wehr will begin his duties as superintendent on Nov. 15. “I am confident that the Board of Trustees selected an excellent leader who will continue to advance this district in […]

Comments Off / November 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »