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Clarksville preservation continues

A new wrought iron fence will better protect the Clarksville Cemetery from vandalism. A June 7 fundraiser will raise money to build a new front gate, repair the pillars and erect a new archway. Village Life by Julie Samrick

Not just a young community born in the last 50 years, El Dorado Hills is steeped in history. During the Gold Rush era a portion of southern El Dorado Hills visible from Highway 50 was known as Clarksville and one local group makes sure it’s not forgotten. Once Clarksville’s schoolhouse, today a dilapidated barn is […]

2 Comments / June 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Academy bound

The United States Coast Guard Academy announced that Ryan Christian Marshall has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. Ryan, who attends Patch American High School in Stuttgart, Germany, has accepted an appointment to attend the Coast Guard Academy and will be sworn-in as a member of the Class of 2018 on June […]

No Comment / June 01, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

H4H Food Blitz a success

Tanner Hughes, Aretha Zhu and Elle Quinn, left to right, stand in front of Walmart Folsom asking incoming shoppers if they would like to dinate to Hands4Hope's Spring Food Blitz. Courtesy photo

On May 17, Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference hosted its semi-annual Food Blitz for the Hungry to fill the shelves of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. Youth and adult volunteers manned the tables in front of select grocery stores, from Folsom up to Placerville, including Sam’s […]

No Comment / June 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 22-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smash and grab May 22: A thief busted a vehicle’s window on Park Drive and stole a purse. Mail swiped May 22: Someone forced open a Miller Road cluster mailbox and stole mail. Converter gone May 24: A thief stole a catalytic converter from […]

No Comment / May 29, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: May 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not yours May 1: Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of possessing stolen property on Palmer Drive. Jaywalker May 2: A 28-year-old woman was arrested after deputies who observed her committing a traffic violation reportedly found the suspect in possession of methamphetamine and […]

No Comment / May 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

School district providing summer meals

Summertime is a time to play hard but it is also a time to remember to eat right. To make sure good nutrition remains a priority all summer long — and students will return to school in the fall healthy, sharp and ready to learn — the Rescue Union School District will again sponsor the […]

No Comment / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Give Where You Live a success

After months of planning, coordinating and preparation, the El Dorado Community Foundation in partnership with the El Dorado County Office of Education, launched the first Give Where You Live event in El Dorado County. This one-day event was staged to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of community foundations throughout the nation and designed to showcase each […]

No Comment / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »