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Girls invited to trafficking awareness and self-defense event

In an effort to help prevent human trafficking, Oak Ridge High School seniors Kelsey Nager and Jesslyn Lane, along with the school’s Do Something Club, have partnered with Run For Courage Inc., a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds to help combat human trafficking, to host the third annual Trafficking Awareness & Self Defense Day […]

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

STARs here to help

With the summer months approaching, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Team of Active Retirees (STARS) would like to let community members know about two programs that could assist citizens away from their homes and on vacation. The STARS Unit provides training, literature and outlines in Neighborhood Watch to assist communities in establishing their own programs. The unit will […]

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Better together: a community vision

El Dorado Hills community leaders invite the public to help develop community vision and create a community projects launching pad. An 11-member council representing a cross-section of El Dorado Hills will host the inaugural CEDAC-EDH Better Together public meeting at the Community Services District pavilion at 6:30 p.m. on April 18. Organizers expect a big […]

1 Comment / April 08, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Former DA gets a DUI

Gary Lacy

A former district attorney was arrested on March 30 for allegedly driving while under the influence. At 3:45 a.m., an El Dorado County Deputy Sheriff stopped a black Hyundai Sonata for impeding traffic on El Dorado Hills Boulevard south of Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills, a press release from the California Highway Patrol states. […]

3 Comments / April 08, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Biz Walk time

The El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the El Dorado County Office of Economic Development, will conduct the Biz Walk on April 10. Teams will visit and interview our business community to identify key business development and retention issues. This is an opportunity for business owners to voice their concerns and for the EDH Chamber […]

No Comment / April 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supervisors approve web portal and TOT grant program

The Transient Occupancy Tax will fund a new website promoting the county, an aggressive  grant acquisition program and mini-grants to “fabric-of-the-community” groups. The Board of Supervisors also tacked an additional year onto six current arts and tourism contracts funded by the 10 percent add-on to room rates in El Dorado County. The decisions were based on recommendations […]

No Comment / April 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Run for Ruff

The entire community is invited to participate in the inaugural Ruff Road Race, held rain or shine, on Sunday, May 5, at Oak Ridge High School. This special race honors friend and former Track and Field Coach Josh Ruff, who lost his life last year in a tragic winery accident where he worked part time […]

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