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Updated: EID responds to candidates statements

Following the forum last week for candidates wanting to serve on the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors, EID was asked to respond to the information provided. Below are the submitted comments. EID officials added that if something was not responded to, that means they either have no comment or will provide a comment […]

5 Comments / August 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Local youth recognized for tireless community service

Hands4Hope volunteers were recently honored for their efforts to make a difference in the community. Courtesy photo

More than 100 people applauded local students at Hands4Hope’s fifth annual Youth Recognition Dinner on Saturday night, Aug. 17, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District. Youth volunteers with Hands4Hope were recognized for collectively dedicating 6,700 hours of service to those in need in our community over the 2012-13 year. Additionally, several local youth […]

No Comment / August 26, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

My turn: Taxpayers speak out against unjust fire tax

For the second time in as many years, the state of California is mailing hundreds of thousands of fire tax bills to rural Californians who live in the so-called State Responsibility Area. The bills hit mailboxes even as the class action lawsuit I’m backing has finally received a green light to move forward. As Jon […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Youth Commission now accepting applications

Attention high school and middle school students who are interested in making a difference in their community: The El Dorado County Youth Commission is now accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year. Students interested in the opportunity to have a positive impact on their community are invited to apply. Applications are available at your high […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former Trojan mourns loss

NEW ORLEANS — Tragedy struck former Oak Ridge High basketball star and New Orleans Pelicans’ forward Ryan Anderson earlier this week when he found his girlfriend and reality TV star Gia Allemand in her New Orleans, La. home Monday after an apparent suicide attempt. According to media reports, Allemand was found unconscious by Anderson, who […]

No Comment / August 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lightning storm inspires romantic suspense novel

While writing postcards in her rented castle in the Dordogne region of France, the turret tower where Sherry Joyce sat was struck by lightning. Terrified and unable to sleep that night, a romantic suspense was born — “The Dordogne Deception.” Meet the El Dorado Hills author at her book launch from 6 to 8 p.m. on […]

No Comment / August 13, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Newcomers recruiting new members

The Cameron Park Newcomers is starting its membership drive for 2013-14. The club welcomes both new and current members to join Cameron Park Newcomers for an outstanding year. Members do not have to live in Cameron Park, do not have to be new to the area. Everyone, single or married, is welcome to join for the club’s many […]

No Comment / August 13, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »