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Hometown hero: Christopher Fitchett

Christopher Fitchett

Christopher Fitchett graduated basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in September and is continuing his education for Security Forces at Lackland until mid-December. In January he will travel to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla. Fitchett has lived in El Dorado Hills for the past 15 years and graduated from Oak Ridge High […]

No Comment / November 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buses quiet on turkey day

The El Dorado County Transit Authority will be closed in observance of the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will also be closed. Normal operation will resume on Saturday, Nov. 26. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 22, the dispatch center will be accepting Dial-A-Ride […]

No Comment / November 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Community Vision honors youth

The annual Youth STAR Awards, sponsored by of El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, at Lakehills Church, 7000 Rossmore Lane in El Dorado Hills. The ceremony will include a formal banquet for 150 guests to recognize local youth for their outstanding contributions to community […]

No Comment / November 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Emotional farewell for Harry Norris

Harry Norris

In a special meeting before the regular meeting Nov. 14 the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution praising outgoing Director Harry Norris. “I find that you have been the most frugal member of this board,’ said Director Bill George. “This board has been criticized. We’re not perfect. We’re as perfect […]

No Comment / November 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Stomp out those butts during the Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society is marking the 36th Annual Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17. “Smokers who participate in the Great American Smokeout by not smoking on Nov. 17 take an important step towards a healthier life and the possibility of quitting for good,” said Christy White, supervising health education coordinator for the El Dorado […]

No Comment / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People talk: Why volunteer?

Asked at the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce’s non-profit mixer last week.

No Comment / November 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner

Jacob Tanner, son of Erin and James Blaylock and Robert and Jenny Tanner recently completed basic training at Fort Benning, Ga., with the 198th Infantry Brigade, Echo Company. Jake successfully completed 10 weeks of training designed to challenge new Army Infantry recruits both physically and mentally. He has begun additional training for another five weeks […]

No Comment / November 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »