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Don’t forget back-to-school immunizations

The El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency Public Health Division offers back-to-school immunizations for children. Public Health can provide all childhood vaccinations required for school entry, including those needed for kindergarten entry, and the Tdap vaccine which is required for incoming seventh-graders and for those students in grades eight through 12 who are transferring from another state […]

No Comment / July 31, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New library tax on ballot

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a ballot measure to establish a special tax to support library services. If approved by voters in November, the tax would apply a uniform library assessment on all parcels and replace the library taxes already assessed. Currently Cameron Park charges a $25 benefit assessment on each dwelling […]

No Comment / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lake Hills home spontaneously combusts

A Planeta Drive home in the Lake Hills neighborhood burst into flames at approximately 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, July 22, with no one home. There were no injuries, and investigators have ruled out criminal activity. They initially suspected oily rags as the ignition source but haven’t reached any concrete conclusions, said El Dorado Hills Fire […]

1 Comment / July 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Public transportation in El Dorado Hills?

Seniors and other non-drivers have bemoaned the lack of bus service in El Dorado Hills for years. Here’s a chance to do something about it. El Dorado Transit and the El Dorado County Transit Commission are currently conducting a Transit Needs Survey for the El Dorado Hills area. If you’d like to see better public transportation […]

1 Comment / July 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Fire district watchdog helped find MLK’s assasin

Dick Ross, left, questions spending at an El Dorado Hills Fire District committee meeting, with Director Jim Harley, right, and District CFO Connie Bair looking on. Ross enjoyed a colorful FBI career before undertaking a variety of state agency leadership roles. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

Near the close of a January committee meeting, a nuts-and-bolts sit down where El Dorado Hills Fire District policies are hammered out before going to the full board, Director Lou Barber turned to the lone member of the public in attendance. “Dick, do you have anything else to add?” “I’m good,” replied Dick Ross, who’d just […]

1 Comment / July 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Board seats in play this November

Note – This story has been udated since the print version was published. The filing period for the November general election has opened. It’s probably too late to run for president or congress, but if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves at the grass roots level, several spots on local school, fire and recreation […]

No Comment / July 23, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Soroptimists give back

Soroptimist of Cameron Park/El Dorado Hills held their annual Grant Awards on June 27. These awards are funded by the proceeds of Chocolate Affair and represent the organization’s return to the community of the support received.  This year the club gave in excess of $10,000. The recipients of awards were: • The Upper Room feeding […]

No Comment / July 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »