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EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 25 through March 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 25 9:46 a.m. An Arenzano Way resident reported that a suspicious person came to his door and identified himself as a police officer. Feb. 26 10:55 a.m. Thieves stole items from a pickup bed on Arrowhead Drive. 11: 18 a.m. Items were reported stolen […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Dancer’s hard work pays off

Photo by Tim Engle.

Oak Ridge High School senior Madeline Bertoy, a dancer at the Northern California Dance Conservatory in Roseville, was recently selected as one of 23 finalists out of 12,000 applicants to receive a much-coveted scholarship from the National YoungArts Foundation. In January the dance finalists, along with the finalists in other arts, were flown to Miami for National […]

Comments Off / March 02, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge principal fired

Oak Ridge High School students protest on the El Dorado Hills campus Tuesday morning after Principal Paul Burke was fired Monday night. Many students have shown unwavering support for the principal since he was placed on paid leave. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick November.

The El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted Monday night to release Oak Ridge High School Principal Paul Burke from his contract at the end of this school year, ending a four-month-long saga that has pitched students and parents against board members. Burke was placed on paid leave for undisclosed personnel reasons […]

2 Comments / March 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CAO search launched

El Dorado County’s Board of Supervisors announced the opening this week of a formal process to recruit a permanent chief administrative officer. For that effort, the county has retained the executive search firm of Ralph Andersen & Associates. The Rocklin-based company will conduct a national recruitment expected to last until April 1, according to a prepared […]

Comments Off / February 29, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 18-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 18 9:45 a.m. A burglary was reported on Park Drive. 10:17 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on Orchid Shade Drive. 12:59 p.m. A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in El Dorado Hills Town Center. 5:41 p.m. Theft from […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EID’s recycled water program stays as-is

The El Dorado Irrigation District recycled water program may be award-winning but officials apparently have no immediate plans to expand it. Provided to the EID Board of Directors as an information item at its Feb. 22 meeting, managing engineer Elizabeth Wells discussed in detail the district’s recycled water program, noting it first began more than 30 years ago. Initially the […]

Comments Off / February 26, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Still no resolution for Oak Ridge principal

First they were patient, then hopeful. Now many parents are fuming that Oak Ridge Principal Paul Burke has been on paid administrative leave for nearly half the school year without resolution for undisclosed personnel matters. On Tuesday evening El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees President Dave Del Rio reported out of a […]

7 Comments / February 26, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »