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Youth Commission now accepting applications

Attention high school and middle school students who are interested in making a difference in their community: The El Dorado County Youth Commission is now accepting applications for the 2013-14 school year. Students interested in the opportunity to have a positive impact on their community are invited to apply. Applications are available at your high […]

No Comment / August 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Bass Lake for sale?

The El Dorado Irrigation District could sell Bass Lake and approximately 141 acres surrounding it to the Rescue Union School District for a future school site, according to the Bass Lake Action Committee. “The parties may be close to inking a deal,” the committee’s August bulletin states. “The EID Board declared Bass Lake and the […]

No Comment / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Library recognized as early education state leader

If you think the El Dorado Hills Library has awesome children’s programs you aren’t biased. Recognized as a leader in pre-literacy programs for 0 to 5-year-olds in California, the El Dorado County Library system recently received a $90,000 grant to share its best practices statewide. El Dorado County Director of Library Services Jeanne Amos and El […]

No Comment / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange construction gets fall start date

After years of setbacks ground will break on the Silva Valley interchange in October, according to El Dorado County Community Development Agency Transportation Division official Adam Bane. Plans for the interchange have been in the works since 1988 and in 1991 Caltrans and county officials formally approved it to accommodate planned growth as noted in the […]

No Comment / August 19, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Woman dies in early morning rollover

An El Dorado Hills woman died early Friday morning wreck, according to the California Highway Patrol. Talia Ferris, 33, was driving her 1999 Ford Expedition southbound on El Dorado Hills Boulevard south of Olson Lane at about 3:13 a.m. when she “allowed her vehicle to drift off the right shoulder,” CHP Officer Quinn Cuthbertson said. She […]

5 Comments / August 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County eyes Green Valley Road traffic study

A scheduled 30-minute item turned into a two-hour, wide-ranging discussion that included the need for what could be called a “county vision.” Agendized as a report to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors about conditions on Green Valley Road and a staff recommendation to hire a consultant to do an analysis, the July 30 […]

No Comment / August 15, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometwon hero: Jeremy Cruz

Army Pvt. Jeremy S. Cruz has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, […]

No Comment / August 13, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »