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EDH Crime Watch: March 4-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: March 4 2:10 p.m. Theft from a vehicle was reported on Anastasia Way. March 5 8:44 a.m. Deputies arrested an 18-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance on Mammoth Way. 11:28 a.m. An Arbor Place […]

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EDH woman fights rare diseases, calls for more awareness

Allison Kowaleski and her husband Aaron postponed their wedding due to Allison's health, but finally married in 2015. Courtesy photo

Allison Kowaleski has had a weaker immune system than most people ever since she can remember. As a child the 2006 Oak Ridge High School graduate was prone to bronchitis and was diagnosed with asthma and allergies. In adulthood the list of ailments has grown. Constantly fatigued, by 2011 Kowaleski, then 22, could barely get […]

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Old road gets new name

The old Silva Valley Road that goes under Highway 50 will have a new name — Clarksville Crossing. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to rename a portion of the current Silva Valley Parkway March 8. As a result of the realignment of the old Silva Valley Parkway to accommodate the new interchange at Highway 50, the original segment will, in future, be known as Clarksville Crossing. Deputy County Surveyor Phil […]

Comments Off / March 14, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grand Jury applications now being accepted

The annual opportunity for citizens to take part in the El Dorado County Grand Jury by submitting their names for possible nomination has arrived. The grand jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government accountable to all of the county’s residents. Applicants must be Untied States citizens, at least 18 years […]

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Miner’s volunteerism celebrated

Janet Kenneweg, Jim Miner and Jim's daughter Laurie Miner, left to right, celebrate his recent award. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills resident Jim Miner was awarded the California Park and Recreation Society District II award for regional Community Champion on Friday, Feb. 26. Nominated by El Dorado Hills Community Services District staff, Miner is recognized for his 30-plus years of local volunteer service to Golden Hills School, Sleep Train’s Foster Child Program and especially for the […]

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Who’s on the ballot?

Friday marked the deadline for political office hopefuls who want their name on June Primary ballot. Here’s a look at some of the candidates who made the cut District 1 supervisor John Hidahl Steve Ferry Alan Day Beth Gaines Noelle Mattock District 2 supervisor Shiva Frentzen (incumbent) Dave Pratt District 3 supervisor Brian Veerkamp (incumbent) C.J. Louis El […]

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Oak Ridge says it’s better than racial slurs

Nearly two weeks after hosting the McClatchy girls’ basketball team, Oak Ridge High School is being called out as intolerant because members of the student cheering section reportedly made racial slurs at the Feb. 25 playoff game. McClatchy parent Glen Kumamoto made the incident known March 8 with a public post on Facebook. “So a […]

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