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Sheriff: Fears stronger than stats

After a string of recent home invasions, El Dorado Hills residents called for a crime and safety update, which was held in a Q&A format at the Green Valley Mortuary’s Legacy Center last Wednesday night. Sheriff John D’Agostini spoke for an hour before a packed room of residents. He answered pre-selected and impromptu questions, beginning […]

October 05, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Haunted house spooky and twisted

Once upon a time, the fairytale characters of Dream Harbor lived in a world free of evil. Until one day, when Little Red Riding Hood discovered the underworld, Nightmare Harbor, a dark and delightfully demented place where comforting fairytales take a twisted turn. Search parties are assembled to look for her; the only known information Red left behind […]

October 05, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom Dam’s new spillway almost done

California may be in its fifth year of drought, but that hasn’t stopped construction of an auxiliary spillway for Folsom Dam should the weather suddenly turn. Designed to provide a minimum 200-year flood protection to the Sacramento region, the spillway is a joint federal project involving the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Central Valley […]

October 05, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH woman on a mission

El Dorado Hills resident Lauren Kolenda leaves for Rome, Italy, in early October to continue the work she said has been her passion since she was a freshman at Oak Ridge High School. For the next two years she will work as a mission intern to help combat human trafficking with the ReachGlobal Organization. “Italy is […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Vardas earns Eagle wings

Nathan Vardas of Troop 645 recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. His Court of Honor ceremony was held Aug. 13. For his Eagle Scout service project, the 16-year-old Oak Ridge junior created an area at Marina Village Middle School where students may gather to socialize or to use the space as an outdoor classroom. […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Serrano Salute to Valor event honors local recruiters

El Dorado County’s active duty Armed Forces recruiters were honored Sept. 19 at the third annual Serrano Salute to Valor golf tournament in El Dorado Hills. About 120 golfers participated in the tournament, organized jointly by the El Dorado County Veterans Alliance (aka Friends of the Veterans Monument) and members of the Serrano Country Club. More than $60,000 […]

September 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Senior center thriving 10 years later

The Gilmore Senior Center in El Dorado Hills celebrated 10 years of service to the community at a special birthday party last Friday afternoon, including an open house, activities and, of course, birthday cake. Invited speakers included District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco and El Dorado Hills Community Services Directors Wayne Lowery and Allan Priest. Since 2006, […]

September 21, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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