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EDUHSD: Trustees at odds over Grand Jury findings

The El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees responded to the El Dorado County Grand Jury’s “A School Bell Rings Off-Key” report but the discussion was anything but unanimous. The Grand Jury report released in May states the longest-serving board member, Timothy Cary, acted with a conflict of interest and is primarily responsible for the board’s Brown […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Garrett Dorsett

Private Garrett Dorsett

Garrett O. Dorsett recently graduated from Army Basic Combat Training and is a private in the U.S. Army. He’s currently in Advanced Individual Training at Fort Leonard Wood. Mo. Dorsett is the son of John Dorsett of Cameron Park.

Comments Off / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

High school registration dates coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2015–16 school year. School will start on Monday, Aug. 10. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com The Counseling Office […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange more than half way done

El Dorado Hills residents will see big changes this summer construction season, starting with a new road. Crews will use the warm weather and long, sunny days to complete the new Silva Valley Parkway and, before the first hint of fall arrives, drivers will travel on the new roadway over Highway 50. Completing the road is just […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Seats open on Mental Health Commission

The El Dorado County Mental Health Commission currently seeks two new members to fill vacancies on the county’s west slope. The 16-member commission is advisory to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and the county Mental Health director. Commission members review and evaluate community mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems. The commission […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Legislation honoring Sky Mote moves forward

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

A bill to honor Marine SSgt Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week. H.R. 979 was introduced by Congressman Tom McClintock; it designates a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Party with Hands4Hope at Summer Fest

Hands4Hope will host its first Family Fun Summer Fest on Sunday, June 28, at Cielo Estate in Shingle Springs. This community event for the entire family will feature live music, carnival games, a hay maze, fiber farm, bounce houses and activity booths. Guests will enjoy delicious barbecue, food truck treats, Barsotti juice and featured beers […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »