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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 »

Lake Forest School to honor veterans at assembly

Lake Forest Elementary School invites area veterans to be honored at its Celebration of Freedom assembly from 9:15 to 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 10, in the multi-purpose room at 2240 Sailsbury Drive in El Dorado Hills. Veterans from local Veterans of Foreign Wars posts and friends and relatives of Lake Forest students will be present. A […]

Comments Off / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nurse Next Door now in El Dorado Hills

Robert and Owen Brooke's new business will help many seniors in El Dorado and Sacramento counties. Courtesy photo

Local father and son team to offer industry leading in-home senior care By 2020, the number of people older than age 60 in El Dorado County will increase by nearly 150 percent of its current population. The increasing senior population is fueling the demand for home health care and one of North America’s fastest growing providers, […]

Comments Off / November 02, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Hometown hero: Airman Kevin Schnaidt

Air Force Airman Kevin M. Schnaidt graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Make Halloween a fun and safe night for trick-or-treaters

Costumes, jack-‘o-lanterns, haunted house and scary ghost stories mark this time of year as all kids of all ages enjoy the spirit of Halloween. But if precautions aren’t taken, scary things can happen. Decorations that ignited are the reported cause in 900 home fires nationwide each year. Two of every five of those were started […]

Comments Off / October 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »