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High school registration dates coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2015–16 school year. School will start on Monday, Aug. 10. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com The Counseling Office […]

Comments Off / June 10, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange more than half way done

El Dorado Hills residents will see big changes this summer construction season, starting with a new road. Crews will use the warm weather and long, sunny days to complete the new Silva Valley Parkway and, before the first hint of fall arrives, drivers will travel on the new roadway over Highway 50. Completing the road is just […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Seats open on Mental Health Commission

The El Dorado County Mental Health Commission currently seeks two new members to fill vacancies on the county’s west slope. The 16-member commission is advisory to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors and the county Mental Health director. Commission members review and evaluate community mental health needs, services, facilities and special problems. The commission […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Legislation honoring Sky Mote moves forward

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

A bill to honor Marine SSgt Sky Mote, who was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 10, 2012, was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week. H.R. 979 was introduced by Congressman Tom McClintock; it designates a mountain peak in the John Muir Wilderness, under which the Mote family gathered to camp every […]

Comments Off / June 03, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Party with Hands4Hope at Summer Fest

Hands4Hope will host its first Family Fun Summer Fest on Sunday, June 28, at Cielo Estate in Shingle Springs. This community event for the entire family will feature live music, carnival games, a hay maze, fiber farm, bounce houses and activity booths. Guests will enjoy delicious barbecue, food truck treats, Barsotti juice and featured beers […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Auditor, DA, Pioneer Fire named in lawsuit

On May 22, political consultant Dan Dellinger entered a lawsuit against county Auditor-Controller Joe Harn, District Attorney Vern Pierson and the Pioneer Fire Protection District for $12,000 he claims he’s owed by the fire district but withheld by Harn. Nearly a year after a jury found Dellinger not guilty of illegally being paid $10,000 by the […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Plans stalled for Village J5 park

What seemed like a sure plan to construct a public 11.5-acre sports park is tied up until another Parker Development property’s future is made certain. At its April monthly meeting Area Planning Advisory Committee members favored plans for the multi-use park to be located at Sienna Ridge Drive and Bass Lake Road, Parker Development-owned land […]

Comments Off / May 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »