Local students tackle app challenge

A group of local high school students recently won an app development competition at California State University, Sacramento. Their app “Bloom” took first place out of a field of 50 other high school teams. Sam Arcangel, a senior at Ponderosa High School, spoke with Cameron Park Life about his team’s accomplishment. “For me it started with […]

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

Oak Ridge student designs Placerville parklet

The Main Street Parklet will spring up in downtown Placerville this May. More than 1,700 voted for their favorite parklet proposals during the design competition’s selection period last month and Oak Ride High School student Emily Bobrowsky’s Main Street Parklet design came out on top. The announcement was made during a special event Tuesday night. “I see people […]

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

Academic Decathlon: ORHS dethrones Ponderosa

Oak Ridge High School won the 35th annual El Dorado County Academic Decathlon on Saturday, besting five other teams and dramatically ending Ponderosa High School’s 24-year win streak. Oak Ridge, which hosted the competition, advances to the state finals in Sacramento at the end of March. Long time Oak Ridge coach Jeff Hassian was ecstatic following […]

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

Planners OK Bass Lake North development

A 90-home residential development within the Bass Lake Hills Specific Plan was approved by the El Dorado County Planning Commission at its Jan. 26 meeting. The 38.6 acre lot is located north of Highway 50, east of Bass Lake Road and bounded by Sienna Ridge Road to the west in El Dorado Hills. The developer, […]

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

Student of the Month

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills recently celebrated Marcella Bernal Garcia as January’s Student of the Month. The William Brooks Elementary School fifth-grader enjoys running when she’s not excelling in the classroom. Teacher Amy Allison called Marcella “very positive” and said the youngster dedicates a lot of time to learning. “I don’t think there’s any […]

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

Secluded serenity on this Greenstone property

Upon your entry into the Irish Port Lane home you will be met with a distinctive Tuscan feel. Designed and built in 2007 by the current owners this luxury home features Italian architecture and décor with a delightful, open floor plan designed for free-flowing entertaining. The custom kitchen could be considered the home’s cornerstone. The premium, soft-close […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

New leader steers senior center forward

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District has hired Rebecca Todd to be supervisor of the Moni Gilmore Senior Center, replacing Janet Kenneweg, who opened the center in 2006 and retired in November. Todd may be new to the role but she is no stranger to the EDHCSD. “I started working for the El Dorado […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,