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Latrobe fire station finally getting repaired

The El Dorado Hills Fire Board voted last week to spend no more than $200,000 to repair mold damage at Station 91 in Latrobe. The decision came after two meetings, hours of debate and a site tour where directors saw firsthand the damage done to the building at the corner of Latrobe and South Shingle […]

November 30, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

‘She is … gone!’ Janet Kenneweg bids farewell

El Dorado Hills Community Services District Recreation Supervisor Janet Kenneweg was given a big, blue send-off at her retirement party last Friday. The diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan was feted by her husband, family and 200 of the close friends she has made during her nearly 20 years working at the EDHCSD. Kenneweg was hired […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Student of the Month

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and Marina Village Middle School recently celebrated the achievements of eighth-grader Ruby Matsumoto, naming the 14-year-old Student of the Month. Reading a letter from one of Ruby’s teachers, Marina Village Principal George Tapanes called Ruby a “once in a career student” who is dedicated and motivated. Ruby was […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Italy on Wheels, five years old and growing

Local Italian vehicle show Italy on Wheels, an annual charitable event at the Murer House Museum in Folsom and free to the public, has grown in substance and character. More than 500 visitors under gorgeous November skies recently enjoyed an Italian eclectic treat of automobiles, motorcycles, motor scooters and even bicycles plus Italian food and drink […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Operation School Bell keeps kids warm

On a recent, brisk Saturday morning, 80 students shopped for warm, comfortable, school-appropriate clothing at the El Dorado Hills Target courtesy of Operation School Bell — a program made possible by the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills. One grandmother brought both of her elementary school-aged grandchildren, who were able to choose coats for the upcoming winter season. […]

November 23, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Soccer team sets get-well goal for teammate

Ricardo Santana’s El Dorado Hills soccer club has rallied around his family to raise funds to offset medical bills and costs associated with the 10-year-old’s current fight against cancer. Earlier this fall, after Ricardo began feeling pain in his leg, doctors found a cancerous tumor and diagnosed him with otseosarcoma. Doctors immediately began chemotherapy and surgery […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Veterans share stories at Holy Trinity

Holly Barbaccia Say thank you. Shake a hand. Ask about their story.  These are just a few of the many ways Holy Trinity students Abby Connolly, Irma Francis and Matthew Haar invited the crowd to honor veterans. The students urged classmates, parishioners and community members to make a pledge to honor a vet — not just in November but in every […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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