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Two killed on White Rock Road

A head-on collision on White Rock Road at Prairie City Road in Folsom claimed two lives Monday morning, according to California Highway Patrol officials. At around 8:30 a.m. El Dorado Hills resident Christopher Haynes, 41, was driving a Toyota Highlander westbound on White Rock Road at an estimated speed of 80 to 100 mph when, for reasons unknown, he crossed into eastbound traffic and collided […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Register today for the Gold Country Half Marathon and 5K

Runners are encouraged to register today for El Dorado Hills Chamber’s inaugural Gold Country Half Marathon and 5k on June 11. Early bird prices at $55 will disappear on March 21 as prices raise on March 22. “We are thrilled to bring this brand new event to El Dorado Hills which will benefit and strengthen […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Student of the Month: Chris Gaco

El Dorado Hills Rotarians and Oak Meadow Elementary School staff honored Chris Gaco as Student of the Month at last week’s Rotary breakfast meeting. Teacher Josh Hopps called Chris “a beam of light” who’s ready to take on any challenge that comes his way. “He brings enthusiasm not just to the class but to everyone […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

School board, community members recognized

At an awards ceremony the El Dorado County School Boards Association recently recognized school board and community members for their 2016 contributions. “Everyone here helps to foster the educational leadership that makes this county such a special place. Thank you and congratulations,” said County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ed Manansala, who facilitated the presentations. The keynote speaker of the […]

No Comment / March 21, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grants available for student tech

The El Dorado Community Foundation announces the Hearts & Minds Education Technology Fund grant opportunity for student technology programs on the Western Slope of El Dorado County. The mission of these funders is: “To provide students in El Dorado County with technology and tools necessary for success in the 21st century with an emphasis on vocational education and hands-on experiences […]

No Comment / March 20, 2017 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Andrew Shoemaker

U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew R. Shoemaker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

No Comment / March 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

APAC shares future projects

At the March 8 Area Planning Advisory Committee meeting, attendees got a heads-up on projects on the horizon. Mansour’s Town Center West project: Developer Tony Mansour is looking to add homes and mixed use retail to the area located west of Latrobe Road and north of White Rock Road, specifically that 20 to 25 percent of it […]

No Comment / March 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »