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Hands4Hope ball an out-of-this-world success

H4H Founder and Executive Director Jennifer Bassett,  Jan Ibarra, H4H Parent Advisory Committee member Yoko Kono and Danton Kono enjoy the Intergalactic Shindig held earlier this month. The event raised more than $25,000 for youth enrichment programs. Photo by Samantha DeLeon

Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference’s fifth annual Benefit Dinner and Costume Ball, dedicated to supporting the nonprofit’s youth development program and numerous outreach activities, brought together aliens, Jedi and other zany characters at Lakehills Covenant Church earlier this month. The generosity of attendees was, like the theme, out of this world. The live and […]

No Comment / October 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch Oct. 17-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: No guns allowed Oct. 17: Deputies followed up on a reported that a person restricted from owning firearms on Marigola Way did have weapons. They reportedly found the 43-year-old suspect in possession of multiple illegal firearms and arrested him. Kicked in Oct. 17: Thieve […]

No Comment / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH community mourns slain Sac deputy

Deputy Danny Oliver

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Deputy and El Dorado County resident Danny Oliver, 47, was killed in the line of duty while investigating a suspicious occupied vehicle on Oct. 24. Oliver and another deputy approached a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a motel in the 2000 block of Arden Way around 10:30 a.m. Friday. A […]

No Comment / October 26, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Highway 50 lane closures announced for EDH

Beginning Tuesday night, Oct. 28, the Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will be implementing full one-directional closures of Highway 50. The closures will facilitate the needed falsework operations for the Silva Valley overcrossing. Westbound closures beginning on Oct. 28 include: • Westbound lanes from Bass Lake Road to El Dorado Hills Boulevard will […]

No Comment / October 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Signal Service Inc. to start annual fire code seminar

Signal Service Inc., an Amador-county based alarm and security company, hosted a seminar on Oct. 10 with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department on fire codes. The workshop was so well-received, the company has committed to holding the event annually. “Fire code is constantly changing,” said Signal’s Erin Wilson, who coordinated the event. The one-day […]

No Comment / October 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado County libraries — so much more than books

Whether you are reading a book to your infant, researching periodicals for your school paper or scanning the web to determine your next career move, the El Dorado County libraries provide a multitude of traditional and 21st century programs and tools to the public. There are six library branches in El Dorado County, which were […]

No Comment / October 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Lyle Eickert back to lend his expertise

Lyle Eickert

Let’s expect the best today for a better tomorrow is retired teacher and administrator Lyle Eickert’s campaign motto in his bid for a fresh start on the Buckeye Union School District’s Board of Trustees. Eickert served on the board from 1998 until 2012 and said that in his time away he’s realized there’s still value […]

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