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Hometown hero: Frank Pacholl

Army Pvt. Frank T. Pacholl has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.  Additional training included development of basic […]

No Comment / October 30, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »

Granite Bay teen thwarts apparent burglar

A 14-year-old girl was instrumental in catching a reportedly man attempting to burglarize her home Oct. 23. Placer County deputies responded to the Granite Bay home on Barton Road after the girl called her mother and told her a man was trying to break in, according to a sheriff’s press release. The mother called 911 […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t forget your CC&Rs

More than 20 percent of exterior home projects aren’t reviewed or approved by the El Dorado Hills Community Service District’s Design Review Committee so they group’s kicking off a “Did You Know” campaign to spread the message — it’s worth it to follow procedure. “Basically anything that would impact the exterior of your home and […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes shrink Wilson Estates project

El Dorado County Supervisors overrode their planning commission’s recommendations regarding a residential property development known as the Wilson Estates off of Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills. In a nearly five-hour session Tuesday afternoon and evening, the board voted 4-0 to “conceptually deny” the developer’s request for rezoning of the 28-acre Wilson property. District […]

No Comment / October 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Group petitions for new EDH charter school

They have a site, a plan and plenty of passion, yet a group of parents and educators wait to hear whether the Buckeye Union School District will welcome their petition to create a new charter Montessori school. Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills offered to house the first through eighth-grade school to be named […]

3 Comments / October 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s Dept. collecting old medication

Sheriff John D’Agostini will be participating in the National Drug Take Back Day, promoted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, by setting up collection stations on Saturday, Oct. 26. Many households may have unused or expired drugs and medications in their medicine cabinet. These drugs can become a safety hazard, placing children, teenagers and other […]

No Comment / October 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County, Measure Y Committee in gridlock

To help the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors make informed decisions, county staff responded Sept. 30 to the Measure Y Committee’s earlier presentation regarding growth and subsequent traffic in El Dorado County. During the August presentation, former District 4 supervisor and co-creator of Measure Y Bill Center argued approving new housing developments before solving […]

5 Comments / October 07, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »