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Eagle Scout Greg Stein takes flight

Eagle Scout Greg Stein

Greg Stein of El Dorado Hills Troop 465 earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Greg’s Court of Honor will be held at the Placerville Airport at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1. Greg’s project is an outdoor bulletin board for the Placerville EAA Chapter 512, located just outside of the EAA hangar at the Placerville […]

No Comment / May 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Take caution in the great outdoors: Chipmunks and squirrels can carry plague

Due to increased plague activity in the Tahoe Basin area last fall, El Dorado County health officials advise caution this summer. The California Department of Public Health routinely monitors rodent populations for plague activity in California. Last September and October, a surveillance effort identified three chipmunks as positive for plague in the South Lake Tahoe […]

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

Crew shutting down Bass Lake Road

The Transportation Division of the El Dorado County Community Development Agency will close both directions of Bass Lake Road between Silver Dove Way and City Lights Drive at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31. The closure will remain in effect until 6 a.m. on Monday, June 3. Closure times may change depending on weather and […]

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

Grants available for El Dorado Hills-based non-profits

The El Dorado Community Foundation is proud to announce its first granting opportunity designed specifically for El Dorado Hills-based organizations that meet the definition of charitable organizations as defined by the federal government and whose programs or services support or enhance the community of El Dorado Hills.  Requests for proposals are now open. The foundation […]

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

Aerojet Wounded Veteran Run May 27

Registration now open for popular 3K, 5K and 10K event The third annual Wounded Veteran Run, an important regional fundraiser that benefits local injured veterans through the national Wounded Warrior Project and the Fallen Warriors Memorial Organization, is scheduled for Memorial Day, May 27. Founded in 2011 by local college student Courtney Hvostal in honor of […]

No Comment / May 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Women’s Health Expo and 5K Fun Run May 18

Marshall Medical Center is hosting a Women’s Health Expo and non-competitive 5K fun run/walk at El Dorado Hills Town Center on Saturday, May 18. The event runs from 8 to 11 a.m. and is open to the public. The fee is $15 for an exciting morning of fitness and fun. Registration can be done online […]

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

Community steps up to improve ORHS

On April 11 the Oak Ridge High School Community Foundation kicked off its 2013 Excellence in Education Capital Campaign. To date $230,000, nearly half of the $500,000 goal, has been pledged by current, future and past families of Oak Ridge High School students. Oak Ridge High School Principal Steve Wehr noted that the foundation has […]

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