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Veterans Day ceremonies to recognize service, sacrifice

Veterans Day ceremonies (being held Friday at 11 a.m. at the El Dorado County Veterans Monument; 360 Fair Lane, Placerville) will recognize an El Dorado County veteran who died as a result of injuries incurred while serving in Afghanistan, honor an El Dorado County chaplain who has devoted his life in service to military veterans, their […]

Comments Off / November 09, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 27 through Nov. 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 27 8:18 a.m. Cash was reported stolen on Valley View Parkway. 2:23 p.m. A battery was reported on Bass Lake Road. 5:20 p.m. A Screech Owl Road resident reported that his neighbor entered the reporting party’s home without permission. 10:51 a.m. Mail box […]

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Former supervisors Briggs, Santiago denied back pay

A case with roots that go back more than 10 years received a tentative decision Oct. 27 in Auburn. Placer County Superior Court Judge Charles D. Wachob ruled in favor of El Dorado County in the case officially titled Ronald Briggs, et al., v. County of El Dorado. The ruling determined that former El Dorado County […]

Comments Off / November 07, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Four paws up for Eagle Scout fundraiser

Boy Scout Carson Jamieson takes a picture of Chloe Nichols and her dog Dozer during his Halloween pet portrait fundraiser last week. Courtesy photo

Boy Scout Carson Jamieson called his Halloween pet portrait sessions last weekend at Bark Avenue a success. “I created memorable photos and am so thankful for the generosity of the residents here in El Dorado Hills,” he said of the event, where he photographed pets and their owners in costume. Carson raised more than $400. […]

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

Trunk or Treating with a twist

Madrone Montessori preschool students line up to fill their bag with goodies for Project Ride, a nonprofit that provides therapeutic recreational horseback riding instruction to childrena and adults with special needs. Courtesy photo

Sixty Madrone Montessori preschool students didn’t get candy in their bags during their annual Trunk or Treat event last week. Instead students and parents took part in a community service activity the school called Gather and Give. Students at the El Dorado Hills school came dressed as cowboys and cowgirls, walked around to western-themed stations […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 20-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 20 12:41 p.m. Someone stole a leaf blower from a Brisbane Circle garage. 12:19 p.m. Deputies arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of shoplifting from a Post Street store. Oct. 21 7:31 a.m. A garage door was vandalized on Valley View Parkway. Oct. […]

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Young volunteers get lessons in compassion

Local high school students are getting real life experience and helping the community at the same time through the Marshall Hospital junior volunteer program. Volunteers include Ammal Bashir, Anuj Patel, Kameron Rogers, Ella Schultz, Ashley Petrie, Alex Schwagerus, Hannah Isenberg and Kendra Short, left to right. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Fresh faced and full of promise, Marshall Medical Center’s junior volunteers may have signed up to earn community service hours but they leave having learned a lot more about themselves and the importance of compassion. A long-standing program, Marshall’s Junior Volunteer Program invites high school students, ages 14 to 18, to give back. Some 40 students strong, annually they donate more than 3,000 […]

Comments Off / November 01, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »