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Golden Hills School supports animal rescue, tsunami victims

We’ve all seen the “Think Globally, Act Locally” bumper sticker around town, but it’s more than a slogan for a local school. Golden Hills School, a non-profit school in El Dorado Hills, is holding its annual auction this month, but they’re doing more than raising money for themselves. They’re raising money for a local animal […]

No Comment / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom celebrates end of Sutter Street construction

Folsom city officials and Historic District merchants are rolling out the welcome mat on Saturday, May 7, for a festive community celebration marking completion of the 16-month, $11 million Historic Sutter Street Revitalization Project. “This is an important day for Folsom as we culminate more than five years of collaboration and a lot of hard […]

No Comment / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Help SWR feed baby birds

Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Baby Bird Nursery will open May 1, and numerous volunteers are needed. The nursery at 3030 Newtown Road in Placerville takes in 500 to 600 baby birds every year that are fed about every half hour, seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers do two to four-hour shifts, […]

No Comment / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Have rising gas prices changed your driving habits?

Gene Pearson, El Dorado Hills
“Yes. I’m combining my trips whenever I can. I take less joy rides in the country.”

Gene Pearson, El Dorado Hills “Yes. I’€™m combining my trips whenever I can. I take less joy rides in the country.”   Jackie Kring, El Dorado Hills “€œI have a lot of friends and family in Roseville and I used to be over there all the time. Not so much any more.” Jim Barroso, Paradise […]

No Comment / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom names new police chief

Folsom's new police Chief Cynthia Renaud.

Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller announced Friday the appointment of Cynthia Renaud as police chief.  Renaud is currently a commander with the city of Long Beach Police Department. She will assume her new duties on May 2, with an annual salary of $178,992. “Commander Renaud competed successfully in a very rigorous recruitment process for the […]

4 Comments / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Board of Supervisors eyes road fee reduction

County taxpayers and future developers could catch a break if the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors moves forward on a potential plan to reduce Traffic Impact Mitigation fees. On his department’s drawing board since late January, DOT chief Jim Ware presented an update on his TIM fee research at last week’s board meeting. TIM […]

No Comment / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

High school registration deadlines set

Oak Ridge High School The Counseling Office will be closed for summer break from June 27 through July 15, reopening July 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Counselors will be available after Aug. 3. New students in grades 9 and 10 may register on July 29 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and on Aug. […]

No Comment / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »