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Hidahl joins connector JPA board

The Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority has announced the appointment of El Dorado County Supervisor John Hidahl and Folsom City Council Member Steve Miklos to its board of directors. The Connector JPA was formed in December 2006 and includes Sacramento County, El Dorado County and the cities of Elk Grove, Folsom and Rancho Cordova. […]

No Comment / February 14, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes reconsider bills’ support

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors opted to “reconsider” rather than “rescind” its Jan. 24 vote of support for the state’s Senate Bill 1 and Assembly Bill 1. Both pieces of proposed legislation, if approved, would raise state revenue for road maintenance and related services through a number of tax and fee increases centering on the […]

No Comment / February 13, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl

In the world of Academic Decathlon you won’t see bone-crushing tackles or buzzer-beating three pointers. There are no trash-talking parents or bench-clearing brawls. Still, these events can be thrillingly competitive and require as much dedication and preparation as any sport. These intellectual gladiators train relentlessly, challenging themselves mentally the same way athletes do physically. Ponderosa […]

No Comment / February 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hidahl revives EDH council

Less than a month into his four-year term representing District 1, Supervisor John Hidahl is making good on a campaign pledge to bring back the El Dorado Hills Community Council created by former supervisor Sam Bradley in the 1990s. For years many El Dorado Hills constituents have complained that they don’t have a voice when […]

No Comment / February 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Development manager joins Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has named Valerie Piotrowski of El Dorado Hills as its new development manager. Piotrowski was the director of foundations and community relations for the Salvation Army, Del Oro Division, and served in the administrations of former California governors George Deukmejian and Pete Wilson as a senior-level communications […]

No Comment / January 31, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Judge Brooks still off the bench

El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Nelson Brooks was sworn in for another six-year term earlier this month but hasn’t donned his robe or used his gavel since Aug. 8, 2016, when his court calendar was cleared. Tania Ugrin-Capobianco, court executive officer in El Dorado County Superior Court’s South Lake Tahoe Division, told the Mountain […]

1 Comment / January 30, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Charter school supporters rally behind academy

Supporters of Roseville-based John Adams Academy would like to see another transitional kindergarten through grade 12 campus open in El Dorado Hills, but after Buckeye Union School District denied a charter petition request in late 2016 supporters have appealed to the El Dorado County Office of Education to open a school in the El Dorado […]

No Comment / January 25, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »