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District 2 incumbent: Frentzen focuses on community needs

“Budget will be one of my top priorities and matching it with the needs of the community. I want to stay connected. I don’t want to lose that touch,” said District 2 Supervisor Frentzen, when asked what she will focus on if reelected. Aiming to keep jobs in the community is another priority Frentzen’s list. “Seventy percent of […]

May 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

District 2 candidate: Pratt focuses on core obligations

Dave Pratt likes living in the country. He knows country-life is different and he wants to represent country folk as El Dorado County’s District 2 supervisor. Pratt said he sees running for elective office as “another way of reinventing myself.” As a small town kid from upstate New York through his teen years on the […]

May 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Student of the Month: Jayden Gerran

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills presented Silva Valley Elementary School fifth-grader Jayden Gerran with this month’s Student of the Month award. “He’s always been a wonderful student, kind-hearted,” said teacher Cami Soetaert, who told the crowd at last Wednesday’s Rotary breakfast meeting that she’s enjoyed watching Jayden grow academically. Silva Valley Principal Kathy […]

May 04, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Hot ashes blamed for house fire

Just before midnight on May 1 El Dorado Hills firefighters and surrounding departments responded to a residential structure fire on Beaver Pond Drive in the Latrobe area. Upon arrival, crews encountered heavy fire coming from the garage and attic area. They attacked the fire and were able to keep it from spreading into the main portion of […]

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District 1 candidate: Day wants to improve county culture

“I think I can make a difference in El Dorado County,” Alan Day said of his decision to run for District 1’s top job. Since being elected to the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors four years ago, Day said he believes he has more work cut out for him to change things at […]

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District 1 candidate: Ferry is senior and youth-focused

“I am the prosperity candidate,” Steve Ferry said about his campaign to be the next District 1 supervisor. “I can bring prosperity to this county without building another house.” Ferry and his wife Beth of 51 years have lived in El Dorado Hills since 2000 and their two grown sons and their families also live […]

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Palm named ORHS principal

Aaron Palm has accepted the permanent principal job at Oak Ridge High School. “It was a humbling experience to be interviewed by parent, teacher and student panels,” he said. “I’m humbled they gave me the opportunity to serve this community.” The El Dorado Union High School Board of Trustees unanimously voted to hire Palm, who […]

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