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Enroll in FLC ‘fast-track’ classes

Late-start classes are available at Folsom Lake College. Courtesy photo

It’s not too late to enroll at Folsom Lake College this fall. There are open “fast-track” classes that start later in the semester, including offerings in anthropology, business, computer science, geology, psychology, music and more. Visit flc.losrios.edu to see which classes are available and to enroll. Second eight-week-term classes start the week of Oct. 15. Other courses begin throughout the […]

Comments Off / September 25, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CIP/TIM fee workshops set

El Dorado County officials will host workshops to discuss the major update to the West Slope Transportation Capital Improvement Program and Traffic Impact Mitigation Fee Program. The workshops will provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the draft information for the TIM Fee Program update. Workshops will be held on the following dates and times: […]

Comments Off / September 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

As El Dorado Hills grows, so does the fire department

High on Chief Dave Roberts’ list of important issues is what he terms “succession planning.” At a recent Board of Directors meeting, he presented his proposed plan to revise the internal organization of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department. He explained the proposal was created by the Board Administration and Human Resources committees, the fire […]

3 Comments / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wally spreads (more) cheer on Friendship Day

Wally Richardson greets a group of students with bookmarks to motivate themselves and others during Marina Village Middle School's second annual Friendship Day. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Wally Richardson is known in the Villages of Lake Forest for his smile and for waving to anyone who crosses his path. Last Friday the El Dorado Hills resident and his wife Jenny passed out bookmarks to Marina Village Middle School students so they might also spread cheer to others. “Keep one bookmark and give […]

1 Comment / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Assessment results: Local students score above average

The results of the first Common Core-based tests were released Sept. 9 and El Dorado Hills education leaders are proud their students performed better than the state average. More than 3.2 million public school students in third through eighth and 11th grades took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress test last spring. While 44 […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

One of CASA’s biggest supporters explains why

El Dorado Hills resident and business owner Gary Lardy, second from left, has been an important donor to CASA El Dorado over the years. He is pictured with CASA development manager Kathy Hurd, CASA board members Maryeth Loriaux, Kristin Conner, Anne Eckert and executive director John Adams, left to right. Courtesy photo

For more than a decade local business owner Gary Lardy has supported abused and neglected children in El Dorado County through the efforts of CASA El Dorado, shedding light on the non-profit’s importance. Each year approximately 500 children in El Dorado County are matched with an adult advocate after being removed from their homes by […]

Comments Off / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Accidental shooting ends EDH woman’s life

Joslynn Ledezma Sovenski

An El Dorado Hills woman died after an accidental shooting in a Carmichael apartment Saturday. Joslynn Ledezma Sovenski, 18, went to Oak Ridge High School and, according to her Facebook profile, worked at Togo’s in Cameron Park. Sacramento County sheriff’s detectives arrested 22-year-old Kenyatta Brown on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter; he’s being held at the Sacramento County Jail and is […]

1 Comment / September 21, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »