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EDH boy is nation’s fastest 9-year-old

El Dorado Hills fourth-grader William McCoy won the 2014 All-American National Cross Country Championship in his age division Saturday, Dec. 6. He ran a 3K, or 1.86 miles, in 11 minutes and 20 seconds. Remarkably, his parents Allen and Rochelle McCoy didn’t know they had a super runner until recently. “We knew he was fast on the […]

December 10, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Local shops busy

After enjoying turkey and pumpkin pie, many shoppers supported small El Dorado Hills businesses over the rainy holiday weekend. Several El Dorado Hills Town Center businesses reported a good showing on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. “It’s been a busy couple of days,” said Robin Mizell, owner of Bark Avenue. Pet lovers stocked up […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

‘Songs for Society’ helps teens find purpose

Oak Ridge junior Kyle Kauffman didn’t know many people when he transferred from his high school in Coloma last year. Then he noticed many of his new friends enjoy playing music, but couldn’t find the time to collaborate or have informal jam sessions between marching band practice and sports. Combining a love for music and […]

December 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Chaco the Donkey, a Christmas parade highlight

If you’re on the fence about going to this year’s Hangtown Christmas Parade on Sunday, Dec. 7, Chaco has some great advice: Get off your … donkey and get on down there! Chaco the white burro will be there with his pal Sherian Kutzera, making the trip from Shingle Springs to star as one of […]

December 02, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Hands4Hope helps keep the less fortunate warm

During the months of October and November, Hands4Hope planned outreaches and events geared to help keep those in our community who are less fortunate warm this winter. In October, El Dorado County elementary schools including Silva Valley, William Brooks, Lakeview, Oak Meadow, Green Valley and Phoenix Private School in Folsom participated in the Hands4Hope Warm & […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Student of the Month: Cassidy Jones

Called a great leader, focused and enthusiastic, Cassidy Jones received applause and accolades at the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ meeting last week. The student of the month attends Marina Village Middle School and has impressed all her teachers there. “Cassidy is proof that an open mind (and) positive work ethic can accomplish anything,” said Marina Principal […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Stay safe this Thanksgiving

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department would like remind the community to keep safe this Thanksgiving. Here are some fire safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association: • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food. • Stay in the home when […]

November 26, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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