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‘No confidence’ in CSD board

EDH CSD General Manager John Skeel was asked by the board to take a break from his job. The move had some residents and CSD staff members angry.

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board didn’t flinch Thursday night when union representative Phil Stamborsky delivered an uncomfortable and unprecedented vote of no confidence on behalf of district employees for “the past two years of inappropriate actions by the board” and, more specifically, their potential dismissal of popular CSD General Manager John Skeel. Last […]

1 Comment / July 01, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Who’s your favorite football player?

Chandler Thomas, 12, El Dorado Hills "€œTroy Palamalu. He'€™s really good and has big hair."

Asked at Rockin’ Frog … Chandler Thomas, 12, El Dorado Hills “€œTroy Palamalu. He’s really good and has big hair.” Cole Tilley, 12, El Dorado Hills “€œJoe Montana. He’s one of the great quarterbacks of all time, and my dad met him.” J.D. Marsh, 12, El Dorado Hills “€œReggie Wayne. He’s fast and always catches […]

No Comment / July 01, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Are you set if a fire strikes?

CAMINO — Making sure your family and your home is set for an approaching wildfire and a possible evacuation is the second part of Cal Fire’s READY-SET-GO fire safety program. “Right now is a good time to review your evacuation plan (Wildfire Action Plan) with your family. Don’t wait until the smoke is swirling around […]

No Comment / June 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue Union School District opens new virtual Independent Study Program

“COOL” stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning Rescue’s COOL SCHOOL offers free, innovative and personalized learning choices open to students in grades three through eight in El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Amador and Alpine counties. Enrolled students participate in an online, blended learning environment combining digital courses with the direct instruction and guidance of fully […]

No Comment / June 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Low-cost Tdap vaccine offered this summer

The El Dorado County Health Services Department, Public Health Division, is offering Tdap vaccine at low-cost this summer and just in time for middle school and high school students who will need proof of the vaccination to start school this fall.  The Tdap vaccine, which helps protect against pertussis, will be administered to seventh through 12th […]

No Comment / June 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Girl Scout lends a hand to the troops

GIRL SCOUT Meghan Schoener poses with the goods she collected for troops serving overseas. The donation drive was part of her Girl Scout Silver Award project. Courtesy photo

Meghan Schoener, an incoming freshman at Oak Ridge High School, recently completed the requirements for her Girl Scout Silver Award. For her project, she choose to support our overseas troops by organizing four donation drives for much needed everyday items that our overseas troops do not always have ready access. Meghan ran donation drives at […]

No Comment / June 29, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County a “No Fireworks Zone”

CAMINO — Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan encourages everyone in El Dorado County to celebrate Independence Day by attending one of the following local events: • Saturday July 2 — Summer Spectacular at Cameron Park Lake, noon to 10 p.m. Fun and games for the entire family. Fireworks spectacular in the evening • […]

No Comment / June 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »