Student of the Month: Aidan McDuff

El Dorado Hills Rotarians presented Brooks Elementary fifth-grader Aidan McDuff with April’s Student of the Month award. “This young man is just a wonderful service to our school and his fellow students,” said teacher Erick Nordquist said. Aidan, 11, said he likes math and also helps with conflict resolution. He studies hard and quietly works in […]

April 07, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

CHP cracks down on distracted drivers

As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the California Highway Patrol, Placerville Area, along with more than 200 other local law enforcement agencies will conduct a month long “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign to curb those texting or operating hand-held cell phones while driving. Officers will be on alert throughout the month […]

April 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

IRS warns of new e-mail scheme

WASHINGTON, D.C  —The Internal Revenue Service warns consumers to be on the lookout for a new e-mail phishing scam. The e-mail appears to be from the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service and includes a bogus case number. The fake e-mail may include the following message: “Your reported 2013 income is flagged for review due to a […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged

Torah dedication ceremony, parade coming to Folsom

FOLSOM — It takes a specially trained scribe one year to write, by hand, a Torah Scroll — The Jewish Bible containing the sacred Five Books of Moses. So when it’s done, or nearly so, it is cause for a joyous communitywide celebration. On Sunday, April 6, beginning at noon, The Chabad Jewish Community Center […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

CSD fields get a water-wise makeover

Heads turned last week as the north and south fields at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s Community Park turned completely brown, but they’ll be greener and more vibrant than ever after they undergo irrigation infrastructure and turf renovations. “Irrigation technologies have come a long way and it’s increasingly important for the EDHCSD to […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Seniors, community celebrate day care grand opening

It was standing room only at the El Dorado Hills’ Senior Day Care’s grand opening last Thursday afternoon, the event marking a win-win not only for El Dorado Hills’ seniors and caregivers, but for the whole county. District 1 Supervisor Ron Mikulaco opened the ribbon cutting ceremony by acknowledging key players, including El Dorado Hills […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom Chamber salutes business and community leaders

In his last official action as 2013-14 chair of the of the Folsom Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Russ Davis awarded the Chairman’s Award to Robert “Bob” Flautt. As Davis revealed the name of the award recipient to the sellout crowd for the Folsom Chamber’s Annual Awards luncheon at the Lake Natoma Inn on […]

April 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,