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Hometown hero: Dylan Cole

Army Pvt. Dylan D. Cole has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Growth-limiting petition brings reactions

By last Wednesday afternoon, the local political grapevine was in full bloom as county leaders learned about the petition filed Jan. 14 by the Rural Communities United. “I’m not quite certain what it means,” District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting said in a phone call. “I haven’t had time to study it carefully (other than a […]

No Comment / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Initiative aims to halt subdivisions

On Jan. 14, community activists followed through on a challenge to the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors when Rural Communities United filed to get a petition on this year’s November ballot. Based primarily on traffic and land-use issues, the initiative’s proponents hope to generate broad public support for curtailing large residential developments, particularly those […]

No Comment / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID asks for voluntary water conservation, stops short of declaring drought

PLACERVILLE — During its Jan. 13 meeting, the El Dorado Irrigation District board received an update from staff regarding the district’s water supply in relation to the ongoing dry conditions. The district’s service area has experienced two consecutive dry years, with calendar year 2013 being the driest on record. “Because EID has an integrated water […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rescue board has open seat

The Rescue Union School District Board of Trustees is seeking candidates who are interested in filling a vacancy on the Governing Board that will be created by the resignation of Erike Young. The official expiration of the term of this vacancy is December 2016. The appointment will be from February 2014 to November 2014. The […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Enter the Rotary speech contest

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills hosts its club-level speech contest on Wednesday, Feb. 12. Interested local students (home-schooled students as well) are welcome to enter the speech contest scheduled at 7:15 a.m. at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pavilion, 1021 Harvard Way, during the EDH Rotary Club meeting. For application and complete rules contact […]

No Comment / January 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH man dies in Saturday crash

A 61-year-old El Dorado Hills man died following a Saturday vehicle wreck along Green Valley Road. Driver David Verbits, driving his black 2011 Hyundai Sonata westbound on Green Valley Road east of Francisco Drive at 11:41 a.m., reportedly “swerved into the opposing traffic lane for an unknown reason. The vehicle struck a tree, continued into […]

No Comment / January 13, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »