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Scholarship to honor fallen Marine

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

PLACERVILLE — The Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument established the Veterans Monument Scholarship Fund at the El Dorado Community Foundation with the intent of assisting high school graduating seniors who are children of local El Dorado County veterans in their pursuit of higher education. Since 2010, the group has awarded $23,000 in scholarship monies […]

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CSD dog park off and running

Construction on a new El Dorado Hills dog park could begin in days, said El Dorado Hills Community District General Manager Brent Dennis at Thursday’s monthly board of directors meeting. El Dorado Dog Owners Guild celebrated the first of two planned dog parks on the western slope in Cameron Park in 2013, but the second, which was supposed […]

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Supervisors approve fire fee reimbursement

El Dorado County supervisors unanimously agreed to reimburse the El Dorado Hills County Water District/Fire Department nearly $95,500 collected by the county. The funds collected come from development impact fire fees relative to the fire district’s capital improvement plan. The issue had been put off since the board’s Feb. 24 meeting at the request of […]

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EDH man allegedly embezzles thousands

A federal grand jury indicted an El Dorado Hills man on March 11 for allegedly embezzling more than $400,000 from his former employer. Jeffrey Lamson, 51, was charged with three counts of wire fraud, a press release from U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. From at least 2009 to 2011, Lamson reportedly stole from the company […]

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Hometown hero: Tara Abrahams

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Tara R. Abrahams graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, 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 […]

No Comment / March 10, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Valley View Elementary closer to opening

For two years Valley View Elementary has been ready to accommodate students, but hasn’t had the bodies to fill its classrooms. Finally, the school in the Blackstone community is closer to opening. “We are accepting registrations next year for Valley View,” said Buckeye Union superintendent David Roth by phone. “However the numbers remain fairly low […]

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EDHCSD wins regional award

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District won the California Parks & Recreation Society’s District 2 award for exemplary programming and community engagement, specifically for the EDHCSD’s Out is In campaign last July during Parks & Recreation month. District 2 is made up of approximately 20 community services districts in the greater Sacramento area. “Our […]

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