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TeenPalz allows global audience to provide activities and monitoring virtually

A new online resource — the brainchild of an El Dorado Hills mom who wants to provide more productive choices for teens online — is live. In the current economic climate freelancing and project-based employment, known as the “gig economy,” means survival for millions. Start-up TeenPalz.com provides the first online destination where parents can hire […]

Comments Off / March 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire Board faces grim budget realities

El Dorado Hills resident and former Folsom Fire Chief Dan Haverty, functioning as a budget consultant to the El Dorado Hills Fire Board, has recommended an aggressive attrition plan and suggested the board tap reserves to make ends meet in the short term, then lay out plans for reducing hours or even shuttering one station […]

2 Comments / March 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye school district building new school

With a combination of State School Building funds, development funds from the subdivision and a remarkable bid climate Buckeye Union School District will begin construction of a new K-5 school at 30 percent below the estimated construction costs. This school also includes a joint-use project with the El Dorado Hills Community Services District. As a […]

2 Comments / March 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Part of White Rock Road to close

Starting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 31, White Rock Road between Scott Road and Placerville Road will be fully closed and remain closed over night. The closure will impact all westbound and eastbound traffic, including vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles. The public is advised to avoid this area during closure hours as there will be significant impacts […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nominate a senior as ‘Senior of the Year’

Do you know an outstanding older adult or married couple 60 years or older who have performed exemplary work in El Dorado County as a volunteer? Consider nominating them for the Senior of the Year award. Nominees must be an El Dorado County resident with active community service within the last two years. Nomination forms are […]

Comments Off / March 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Has the partial reactor meltdown in Japan changed your opinion on nuclear power?

Linda Weathers, El Dorado Hills “Yes. It's pretty scary. I’ve become very concerned. I guess I didn’t think much about it before. This generation has gotten pretty comfortable with nuclear power. But right after the quake I worried that radiation might get in the atmosphere and spread all over the world. You definitely don’t want it anywhere near an active fault line

Kathleen Dunne, Birmingham, Ala. “I guess so. I still think it’€™s viable, but I see a need for honest, accurate information about nuclear power and its relative safety. I’€™m looking forward to a full, objective examination of what happened in Japan.” Dan Dunne, Birmingham, Ala. “€œNo. I believe we have the ability to keep nuclear […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Annie Le’s killer pleads guilty

The man accused of killing Placerville woman Annie Le pleaded guilty to felony murder Thursday morning, more than one year after Le’s body was discovered hidden behind a wall at a Yale University research center. Public defenders for Raymond John Clark III, 26, told news outlets earlier this week that the former animal research technician […]

Comments Off / March 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »