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Charities invite to apply for foundation grants

The hallmark of the El Dorado Community Foundation is effective, knowledgeable granting.  In order to better fulfill that mission and benefit the residents of El Dorado Hills, the foundation created the El Dorado Hills Endowment Fund. It then gathered a group of El Dorado Hills residents to create the El Dorado Hills Cabinet whose job it is […]

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Hands4Hope ​scholarship fund empowers youth

Ryan Hersh, left, poses with two other Hands4Hope participants at a Food Blitz for the Hungry event, collecting food and monetary donations to help stock shelves at local food banks. Courtesy photo

The Ryan Christopher Hersh Memorial Scholarship Fund has been initiated by the grandparents of Ryan Christopher Hersh in memory of their grandson Ryan, who died at the age of 18. Ryan was an active participant in Hands4Hope for multiple years, assisting with food collection and distribution, homeless outreaches and mentoring children at a local food and […]

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Bass Lake Road overlay begins this week

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will perform road work on Bass Lake Road between Old Sienna Ridge Road and Parkdale Lane in El Dorado Hills beginning on Oct. 8 and continuing through Nov. 13. The construction work will require lane closures with one-way reversing traffic control for which motorists should […]

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More decisions to be made for Capital Southeast Connector

The Capital Southeast Connector provides an alternate route from El Dorado County to Interstate 5.

With work continuing on the Capital Southeast Connector, later this month the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors will decide what happens next on a 1 mile section of the project being built in this county. That mile is on White Rock Road, going from the county line to Windfield Way. Part of a 35-mile-long, limited-access expressway meant […]

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Bright smiles ahead at community health center

The fourth El Dorado Community Health Center opened in Cameron Park, the only one to offer dental care. El Dorado Community Health Centers offer comprehensive medical care for the uninsured or for those with Medi-Cal. All ages welcome. Services include case management, podiatry, support services, behavioral health and primary care, with the motto: Improving the […]

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Cameron Park Crime Watch: September 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Sept. 1 8:25 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Covello Circle. Sept. 2 1:51 p.m. Items were stolen from a vehicle parked on Bass Lake Road. Possible suspects have been identified. Sept. 3 3:24 a.m. Deputies arrested a 19-year-old man and a 17–year-old girl on […]

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Violent threats close child care centers

Malicious threats from a male caller prompted some child care centers to temporarily close their doors Sept. 28 and sent parents scrambling to protect and find alternative care for their children. According to El Dorado County sheriff’s officials, a man called different preschools and threatened to “kill and rape the teachers and children.” Over the course of […]

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