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El Dorado Transit observes Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal service will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 18. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call El […]

No Comment / January 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

St. Stephen’s pastor opens his personal study

Pastor Ron Rentner will host an intimate Bible study beginning Jan. 19. Courtesy photo

“Bag Lunch and Bible” will debut on Wednesday, Jan. 19, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in El Dorado Hills. This weekly study will be a unique opportunity to join in the study of biblical texts as a trained pastor does his personal study. Unlike many other studies, this is a window on the interpretation and […]

No Comment / January 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Gaines wins Senate seat

Senator-elect Ted Gaines

ROSEVILLE — Republican Assemblyman and business owner Ted Gaines swept to victory in the First Senate District Special Election yesterday, winning over 63 percent of the vote in the two-person run-off race. Gaines was sworn in to the Senate on Jan. 6. “I am humbled and grateful for the overwhelming support I received from the […]

No Comment / January 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom’s new fire chief takes over Monday

New Folsom Fire Chief Ron Phillips

Former Folsom Fire Chief Dan Haverty will pass command of the department to new Fire Chief Ron Phillips during a public ceremony at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10 at the Main Fire Station, 535 Glenn Drive. Guests at the ceremony will include Mayor Andy Morin and City Council members, and ranking members of regional law […]

No Comment / January 05, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Daniel Poole

Daniel Poole

Air Force Reserve Airman Daniel L. Poole Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]

No Comment / January 04, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What do you resolve not to do in 2011?

Aaron Palm El Dorado Hills "€œMy patience has been challenged a lot lately. This year I'€™m not going to lose my patience."

Asked at Oak Ridge High School Victoria Camps, Rescue “I’€™m being sassy in 2011. I’m not going to let people take advantage of me.” Aaron Palm, El Dorado Hills “€œMy patience has been challenged a lot lately. This year I’€™m not going to lose my patience.” Kathy Botkin, El Dorado Hills €”€œI’€™m not going to […]

No Comment / January 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

California’s tax season now open; FTB website offers free filing services

SACRAMENTO — The Franchise Tax Board Jan. 3 announced it is now accepting 2010 state tax returns. Also, FTB provides the following updates on law changes and filing services. “FTB’s website offers free tax filing services, help with account matters, and information about the federal Earned Income Tax Credit that can put thousands of dollars in […]

No Comment / January 03, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »