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Assemblywoman Huber receives rural counties award

Assemblywoman Alyson Huber

SACRAMENTO — The Regional Council of Rural Counties (RCRC) announced that it has selected Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, D-El Dorado Hills, as one of two recipients for the annual “Patti Mattingly Award” for 2010. The Patti Mattingly Award is given to a policymaker that has demonstrated leadership on rural issues and an understanding of the unique […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »

Buckeye’s Kindergarten/Jr. Kindergarten enrollment begins Feb. 8

Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 8 Kindergarten and Jr. Kindergarten registration for the 2011-12 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools [Buckeye in Shingle Springs (530-677-2277), Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park (530-676-0164), William Brooks in El Dorado Hills (916-933-6618), Silva Valley in El Dorado […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nugget makes Fortune list

Nugget Market in El Dorado Hills is a great place to work, according to Fortune magazine. Village Life file photo by Mike Roberts

WOODLAND — For the sixth year running, local family-owned and operated Nugget Markets has once again made Fortune magazine’s listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in the nation (www.Fortune.com/bestcompanies/2011). Nugget Markets, which has a store in El Dorado Hills, ranks No. 8 among the country’s top 100 companies. Known for its devotion to […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Cash for College’ workshops announced

SACRAMENTO — Assemblymember Alyson Huber, a past Cal Grant recipient, wants to remind students and parents that March 2 is the deadline to apply for Cal Grants. Cal Grants, a need-based financial aid program, has been a big part of making college affordable for many California families. To assist students with applying for CalGrants and other […]

No Comment / January 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: How much protection do you think members of Congress should have?

"They should have a lot. I think they should all carry concealed weapons on their persons at all times." Curt Tucker, Rescue

Curt Tucker, Rescue “They should have a lot. I think they should all carry concealed weapons on their persons at all times.” Marylin Tucker, Rescue “I’m 100 percent with (Curt). I truly believe they ought to have their own, personal protection.” Lori Dimini, El Dorado Hills “After what happened in Tuscon … they should have […]

No Comment / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

DST’s Business Development VP retires

Ray Matteson

After 35 years with the company, DST Output vice president of Business Development Ray Matteson retired on Jan. 4. “Leaving DST Output is a significant milestone,” Matteson said. “But it doesn’t mean I’m going to retire so much as just find something different to do.” “I don’t think retirement is something you should aspire to do, […]

No Comment / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gaines’ special elections bill cuts out polling places

Sen. Ted Gaines

SACRAMENTO — Sent. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, announced that he has introduced a bill that will help cut the cost of special elections in smaller California counties. Senate Bill 109 will give counties with populations under 400,000 the option to hold solely vote-by-mail elections in situations where a special election is called. “My bill will help […]

No Comment / January 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »