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Veterans Memorial Park stalled for funds

Veterans Memorial Park Executive Committee members wanted to be clear when they spoke at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s February Board of Directors meeting, declaring, “We’re still here; don’t forget about us.” Since 2009 a group of residents and veterans has worked tirelessly to bring a veterans memorial to El Dorado Hills. The location […]

February 24, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Myrna Harp goes to Washington

Marina Village Middle School counselor Myrna Harp was recognized at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., earlier this month led by First Lady Michelle Obama. The California Association of School Counselors named Harp 2015 California Outstanding Counselor of the Year last fall. She was one of 42 state counselor delegates honored at the event. The First […]

February 17, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Silva teacher wins mini-grant

It wasn’t just a regular Silva Valley staff meeting after all. Instead members of the El Dorado County division of the California Retired Teachers Association were at the school earlier this month to surprise teacher Patty Pope with a $400 check to buy non-fiction books for her second-grade classroom. Pope has been teaching at Silva […]

February 17, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH property serves as fiery training ground

Dubbed the “Joerger Incident,” the El Dorado Hills Fire Department, along with Cameron Park/Cal Fire, Folsom and Rescue fire departments, career and volunteer firefighters and explorers, EDH Fire Board directors, the Mountain Democrat and District 2 Supervisor Shiva Frentzen successfully burned a building to the ground (on purpose) at the hands-on training event Jan. 28-30. EDH Fire Chief […]

February 10, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Community shines after Oak Ridge theft

Authorities have arrested two men suspected of stealing tens of thousands of dollars in equipment at Oak Ridge High School on Jan. 17. Three suspects remain at large. On Jan. 29 El Dorado County sheriff’s officials announced the arrests of 51-year-old Mike Zivkovich of Sacramento and 35-year-old Matthew Fleeman of El Dorado Hills. Searches of their homes led […]

February 03, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Scout’s Eagle project goes straight to the dogs

Crash, Bailey, Leyla and Cookie must be pretty great dogs, since their pal Ricky Rauchfuss decided to earn his Eagle Scout wings by planning and building an obstacle course at the El Dorado County Animal Services facility for the canines there. “I decided to build this for the shelter so that the dogs there will be […]

February 02, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Celebrating seven decades of love & marriage

It was in 1980 that Bob Seger sang, “Someday lady you’ll accomp’ny me” but Norma Nelson already had a jump on the songwriter. She’d decided way back in 1939 to accompany Les McIntyre, when both were 14-year-old freshmen in high school. And accompany him she has, through backing him up in the school band, through […]

February 02, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,
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