January named woman of year

Calling it “a highlight” of her life, local historian and El Dorado Hills community advocate Betty January was honored as Assemblyman Kevin Kiley’s Woman of the Year earlier this month. January spent March 6 at the state Capitol along with 79 other women representing the state’s 80 Assembly districts. The 6th Assembly district is made up of […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Burglary suspect nabbed

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies with the aid of a K-9 officer and handler tracked down and arrested a suspected burglar Thursday. Employees of the Gold Key storage in El Dorado Hills reported a suspicious man lurking on the back side of the Golden Foothill Parkway business. “Employees attempted to contact him and he took […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Local company covers driver training blind spot

Quick thinking to save himself from a near car accident more than a decade ago was the impetus El Dorado Hills father of three Bob Davis needed to create Virtual Driver Interactive, a company that recently released its latest cutting-edge product to improve driver training nationwide. While still living in the Bay Area, Davis was driving […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Academy gets green light

Roseville-based John Adams Academy will open a campus in El Dorado Hills this August. After being denied by the Buckeye Union School District, supporters appealed to the El Dorado County Office of Education and on Feb. 28 the EDCOE Board of Trustees unanimously approved the charter petition for a three-year term. The school plans to eventually serve students in […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Camerado class hits all the right notes

There’s a lot of noise coming from Room 12 at Camerado Springs Middle School in Cameron Park — rowdy students? No, the students are quietly concentrating. The noise is coming from band saws, routers and electric sanders. Don Cochran’s advanced woodshop class is busy on a project that has all the eighth-grade students intensely focused. […]

March 07, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Raucous crowd greets Congressman McClintock

Best described as Civil War II, Congressman Tom McClintock seemed in the middle of a shooting war Saturday as he defended the Trump administration and its policies to a town hall audience filled with people with opposing ideas about what the government’s role should be. An estimated 1,500 people packed Oak Ridge High School gym in El […]

March 08, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Jackson Elementary celebrates 50 years

Jackson Elementary staff, administration and families will celebrate the school’s golden anniversary at a dinner and auction gala Saturday, March 4. Memories will be shared, milestones will be celebrated and a fixture of the Jackson community, who will retire this spring, will be honored. When Jackson Elementary opened its doors in September 1967 there were […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,