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Charter school supporters rally behind academy

Supporters of Roseville-based John Adams Academy would like to see another transitional kindergarten through grade 12 campus open in El Dorado Hills, but after Buckeye Union School District denied a charter petition request in late 2016 supporters have appealed to the El Dorado County Office of Education to open a school in the El Dorado […]

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Teen murder suspect in court

The 16-year-old boy accused of murder made his first appearance in the El Dorado County Juvenile Court on Monday, Jan 23. The victim was also identified by law enforcement. El Dorado County sheriff’s Sgt. Tasha Thompson confirmed the victim’s identity as Shingle Springs resident Dianna Redmon, 65. Officials have not yet released how she died. […]

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Teen suspected of Shingle Springs murder

The Ponderosa High School student arrested Thursday morning after he allegedly brought a loaded firearm onto campus now faces a murder charge. The 16-year-old boy is being held at Juvenile Hall on suspicion of murder after El Dorado County sheriff’s officials discovered a homicide victim — identified at press time only as a female relative — […]

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Eagle Scout earned his wings

Oak Ridge freshman Meth Ranaweera recently earned his Eagle Scout rank. His Board of Review was in November and his Court of Honor will be held Feb. 25. Meth, 14, joined Cub Scouts when he was 6 years old in 2008 and is a member of Troop 645. For his Eagle project Meth said he wanted […]

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EDHCSD names new general manager

Interim general manager, no more. The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors unanimously voted to hire Kevin Loewen for the job permanently at its monthly board meeting last Thursday. Loewen was hired in February 2014 to be the EDHCSD’s Director of Parks & Planning and began serving as the interim general manager in […]

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EDH speaking group gets award

The Statement Makers Toastmasters club in El Dorado Hills recently received the Rising Star award, only one of two clubs in their 170-club district to achieve the honor. The Rising Star is given to clubs which have increased their membership significantly and to those that have also been given Distinguished Club status. “Not only were […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 5-11

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 5 1:38 a.m. A suspicious subject was reported on Moreau Court. 9 a.m. A large amount of mail was found in a field on Platt Circle. 9:07 a.m. A burglary was reported on De La Vina Drive. 12:05 p.m. Deputies contacted two men […]

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