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Two hurt in suspected DUI rollover

Two men sustained major injuries in a rollover collision Friday morning. Jason Shaughnessy, 21, of El Dorado Hills, was driving a 2000 Suburu Outback southbound on Salmon Falls Road north of Falcon Crest at approximately 8:26 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, a CHP press release stated. The vehicle traveled off the east […]

1 Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 2 race: Chris Amaral cites a different skill set

Chris Amaral

Saying his campaign may yet surprise people is Chris Amaral, another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Asked why he’s running so soon after losing in the primary to Bill Schultz for the job of Recorder-Clerk, Amaral said he’s a big proponent of public service and has a unique skill set […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

District 2 race: Frentzen says track record, experience qualify her for supervisor

Shiva Frentzen

Plan within our limits is the main slogan of Shiva Frentzen, who is another candidate for the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, District 2. Running for the second time to serve on the Board of Supervisors, Frentzen said she has lived in the county for 22 years and has had her own business for 15. […]

No Comment / August 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teen Court in Placerville invites new participants

The El Dorado County Teen Court program in Placerville is now recruiting new student participants for the fall program. El Dorado County students in eighth through 12th grade are invited to attend the Teen Court volunteer training from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, in El Dorado County Superior Court, 495 Main St. […]

No Comment / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grant period open soon for El Dorado Hills nonprofits

The hallmark of the El Dorado Community Foundation is effective, knowledgeable granting. In order to better facilitate that process for the residents of El Dorado Hills, the foundation created the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund specifically designed for that purpose and the El Dorado Hills Cabinet, whose job it is to be the eyes and ears of that […]

No Comment / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue Union School District announces staff changes

Rescue Union School District greets three new administrators and promotes two to begin another successful school year. The district is compromised of eight schools, including a virtual academy — four of which were honored as 2014 California Distinguished Schools. “Our district partners with families and the community and is dedicated to the success of every student,“ said […]

No Comment / August 18, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Candidates set in local races

It won’t be much of a race for the three seats open on the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors. Only three candidates’ names will appear on the ballot — virtually guaranteeing them a spot on the board. Those running are incumbents Wayne Lowery and Billy Vandegrift, plus newcomer Allan Priest. Incumbent Tony Rogozinski […]

No Comment / August 18, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »