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Eat spaghetti for Greg Stein

The community has been rallying for 16-year-old Greg Stein after he sustained life-threatening injuries from an ATV accident two months ago. As bills continue to mount for his El Dorado Hills family, a spaghetti feed fundraiser will be held for them Saturday at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church. The ATV accident happened Nov. 1 when Greg […]

January 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Latrobe School District wins Golden Bell Award

The Latrobe School District recently became the proud recipient of the Golden Bell Award for the extraordinary curriculum and instruction used in its Real Game and Speech Contest. The California School Board Association Golden Bell Awards, now in its 36th year, promote excellence in education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs and governance practices […]

January 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Student of the Month

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills celebrated its first 2016 Student of the Month last week, honoring William Brooks Elementary School student Jayse Mixon. Principal Kevin Cadden said Jayse, 10, is always pushing himself to do better. “He doesn’t just talk the talk; he walks the walk,” Cadden said. Teacher Erick Nordquist called Jayse […]

January 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Thieves steal Oak Ridge trailer, tools

At 4:30 a.m. Sunday four unidentified suspects broke into Oak Ridge High School’s manufacturing workshop and stole five welders and two plasma cutters, and the thieves took off with the ORHS football trailer, which contained a camera system, headsets, medical bags and other items, according to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials. The suspects hitched the trailer to […]

January 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Development approved: Dixon Ranch gets the go-ahead

After a four-hour hearing the El Dorado County Planning Commission approved the Dixon Ranch residential development at its Jan. 14 meeting. Located in El Dorado Hills, the development proposes 604 new single-family homes on 280 acres on the south side of Green Valley Road near Malcolm Dixon Road. A 5-acre lot is carved out to accommodate an existing residence in the area. […]

January 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Hands4Hope serves hundreds during cold months

Each year Hands4Hope — Youth Making A Difference runs many winter­-based activities and outreach events, including a Blanket Making Party, Warm & Fuzzy Drive and Winter Boutique to support those in need in the community. In November Hands4Hope held its sixth annual Blanket Making Party, where more than 100 youth and adult participants made 90 no­-sew fleece blankets. These will […]

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

Man dies in rainy day wreck

An El Dorado Hills man was killed Wednesday after his vehicle collided with a traffic light pole, according to California Highway Patrol officials. At about 11:18 a.m. on Jan. 6 James Riley, 68, was driving his maroon 1969 El Camino westbound on White Rock Road when the vehicle, for unknown reasons, drifted to the northwest […]

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