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Hometown Hero: Blake Krekelberg

Army Pvt. Blake A. Krekelberg has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. The course is designed to train servicemembers to maintain, prepare and load ammunition for firing; operate and perform operator maintenance on prime movers, self-propelled Howitzers, and ammunition vehicles; store, maintain, and distribute […]

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

Catalytic converter thefts on the rise

Over the last month, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has taken 15 (15) theft reports for catalytic converters. These thefts have occurred from March 29 and April 10. The thefts are occurring throughout the week but seem to be occurring during overnight hours from approximately 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Most of these crimes […]

No Comment / April 14, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Applications now available for Design Review Committee seats

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District is accepting applications for one regular and two alternate members on the Design Review Committee for consideration by the district’s Board of Directors. The DRC consists of five regular members and several alternate members appointed to two-year terms of office and currently meets every Tuesday at 8 a.m. in the district’s […]

No Comment / April 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

ORHS student headed to Germany

Kristin Guess

Kristin Guess of El Dorado Hills has been awarded a scholarship for the 2011-12 academic year and will join a group of 50 American high school students sponsored by ASSE International Student Exchange Programs who will live with a host family and attend high school in Germany for one academic year. Since 1983, the United States Department […]

No Comment / April 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Dupray named interim Cameron Park CSD manager

Rusty Dupray

The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors held a special meeting on Friday, April 8, to deal with critical issues that couldn’t wait until the next regular meeting on April 20. One action item involved naming former El Dorado County supervisor Rusty Dupray as interim general manager of the CSD. Fred Smith manager […]

No Comment / April 11, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What should be done for the homeless?

Donnie Maggard, Placerville
“This is a tough question, and I can’t tell you I have an answer. Having seen the problem up close in Placerville I can tell you that there’s a fine line between helping and enabling. We will continue to be a nuisance until someone figures this out.”

Asked at the Hands4Hope special meeting on homelessness Donnie Maggard, Placerville “This is a tough question, and I can’€™t tell you I have an answer. Having seen the problem up close in Placerville I can tell you that there’€™s a fine line between helping and enabling. We will continue to be a nuisance until someone […]

1 Comment / April 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

No shot, no school: Tdap vaccine required for older children

A new California school immunization law takes effect on July 1, requiring all seventh- through 12th-grade students in public and private schools to receive a Tdap vaccination before starting school in the fall. Tdap is a vaccine specifically designed for older children and adults that protects against pertussis (also known as whooping cough). Students who […]

2 Comments / April 08, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »