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Rollover causes injuries to alleged drunk driver

A vehicle rolled over Monday morning in El Dorado Hills, causing an allegedly drunk driver to sustain major injuries. Christina Fifer was driving her 1990 Dodge Durango westbound on Highway 50 just west of Bass Lake Road at 7:15 a.m., according to CHP Officer Quinn Cuthbertson. She was allegedly under the influence and allowed her […]

No Comment / February 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Developer seeks recycled water exemption

The developer of Carson Creek off of Latrobe Road in El Dorado Hills is seeking an exemption from the El Dorado Irrigation District’s requirement that recycled water be used “wherever economically and physically feasible.” Lennar Homes representative Bob Shattuck said the requirement that his 1,240-lot subdivision pay for a $13 million recycled water storage tank […]

No Comment / February 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye approves third Montessori charter

Buckeye Union School District officials recently approved an additional charter Montessori school. Rising Sun Montessori Charter will open in August 2014 to serve 75 students in first through sixth grades, said school board chair Robin Saia. The school will add to its enrollment numbers and serve students through eighth grade by its fourth year. Classrooms […]

No Comment / February 17, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Overnight standoff ends with arrest

An overnight standoff ended with a parolee’s arrest in El Dorado Hills Friday morning. On Feb. 13, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a subject wanted for alleged parole violation was living in El Dorado Hills, according to a sheriff’s press release. Deputies also received information that the suspect might have had […]

No Comment / February 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Have fun in the mud

Maybe “prim” isn’t your style. If you’re a more active type who likes mixing it up and getting a little dirty, then Mud Aide, El Dorado County’s first ever mud run, could be a great opportunity to have some fun, get in a training run and help out the Infant and Parent Center. This family […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hospice thrift store ready for prom

With high school proms just around the corner and everyone looking for a bargain, the Snowline Hospice Folsom Thrift Store, 616 East Bidwell St., will host its annual A Prom Dress to Remember event from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22. Between the beautiful prom dress donations that are still coming in […]

No Comment / February 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye Foundation offers students more

First the Buckeye Education Foundation raised funds for a designated PE teacher for its district’s elementary school students. Then it ensured greater access to the libraries at the eight school sites by funding library aides. Now the foundation is close to fulfilling another goal: All students in grades third through eighth will have access to a […]

No Comment / February 10, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »