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Teens help younger kids crack the code

Have you ever wondered what makes your favorite computer game work? Behind those rotating candies, movable cubes and letter boards computer programmers have entered intricate codes to make the games interactive. Oak Ridge High School students Alex Dean, Cade Richard and Braden Yonano have been coding since they were sixth graders at Rolling Hills Middle School. […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Art Patterson named Veteran of the Year

Arthur “Art” Patterson of El Dorado County was recently named Veteran of the Year for the 6th Assembly District by Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R-El Dorado Hills. Patterson served in the military for 23 years, two years in the Army and 21 years in the Air Force. He was 17 years old when he joined the military by asking […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Sheriff’s Department honors Fallen Dallas officers

The recent shooting deaths of several Dallas officers sent shock waves through the law enforcement community and the country. The Dallas police chief and mayor scheduled a moment of silence at noon in the Central Time Zone Friday and they were joined by law enforcement offices all over the country, including El Dorado County. Sheriff D’Agostini honored […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Paws up for Silver Award project

The animal lovers who make up El Dorado Hills Girl Scouts Troop 1879 knew they wanted their Silver Award community service project to involve animals, so they worked with staff at Community Park to make the dog park a more enjoyable place for their four-legged friends to play. The girls, including Julia Bird, Madi Ciampi, […]

July 06, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Big Brothers Big Sisters earns award

SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, R- El Dorado Hills, recently named Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County Non-Profit of the Year for Assembly District 6. “I am honored to name Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County as Non-Profit of the Year. The work they have done for the children and community is […]

July 06, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Bandaged bandit strikes

A man wearing bandages and sunglasses and claiming he had a gun reportedly robbed an El Dorado Hills bank Friday afternoon. Just before 3 p.m. on July 1 the suspect walked into Chase Bank on Francisco Drive, told a bank employee he had a gun and then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash, […]

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Progress made on Trailhead Fire

Cal Fire statistics as of July 3 Acreage/Containment: 3,936, 12% contained Unified Command: NorCal Interagency Incident Management Team 2 is managing the fire on behalf of Cal Fire and the U.S. Forest Service. Assisting Agencies: Placer County Sheriff’s Office, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office and fire departments from across the region. Structures Threatened: 2,600 Total Personnel: 2,127 […]

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