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Families needed to host summer exchange students

Six families are still needed to host French exchange students from July 11-29. The sponsoring organization is Oregon-based American Discovery, an international home-stay organization for families in Oregon, Washington, California and Colorado. El Dorado Hills mother Shawn Harper is acting as the organization’s liaison for the area. “I’ve hosted both German and Spanish kids. This […]

No Comment / June 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Candidates line up for District 2

Three people have already formed committees, taking the first steps to run for ousted District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting’s seat. On June 17 the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors announced that a special election would be held Sept. 9 to fill the position. It was declared vacant after Nutting was found guilty of six […]

No Comment / June 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Women’s fund awards grants

Nearly $52,000 in funding was awarded to five local nonprofits by Women’s Fund El Dorado at its recent annual Grants Gala, held at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. The dinner event, which included updates from the previous year’s grant recipients, provides “a time for reflections and for celebrating the power of collective giving,” […]

No Comment / June 22, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Bring it on,’ says Nutting

Vowing to appeal his misdemeanor convictions and subsequent removal from office, ex-supervisor Ray Nutting gave an impassioned impromptu speech at the Tea Party meeting Tuesday night, garnering loud applause. Convicted of six misdemeanor charges for taking personal loans from two county employees and a building contractor to bail himself out of jail last year, Nutting […]

No Comment / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID approves Bass Lake sale

The sale of Bass Lake as surplus property was approved by the board of the El Dorado Irrigation District at its June 9 meeting. The 152-acre property was sold to the Rescue Union School District for $300,000. Rescue has long-term plans to build a school on the property. The sale was approved on a 4 […]

No Comment / June 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Keep cool, stay healthy during hot weather

El Dorado County health officials are offering tips to stay cool and healthy during the coming summer months. “When temperatures rise, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself, your family and others,” said Kristine Oase Guth, program manager in the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. The potential for heat waves occurs […]

No Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nutting removed from board

A judge ruled Friday morning that the District 2 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors seat would be declared vacant and the former supervisor would serve three years probation. Judge Timothy Buckley began the judgment and sentencing hearing of Supervisor Ray Nutting, who represented the south side of El Dorado Hills, by saying there was an […]

1 Comment / June 08, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »