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Run for Courage going strong, expands

Local non-profit continues to successfully combat human trafficking This May marks three years since Run For Courage Inc. began in El Dorado Hills. The mission: Raise funds and awareness to combat human trafficking. In the past three years Run For Courage has raised more than $300,000, which has benefitted multiple programs focused on restoring victims of […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cal Fire to begin inspections

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire will begin Defensible Space Inspections on Monday, April 29, in both Amador County and on the western slope of El Dorado County. “Hopefully people have been working on their defensible space this spring as it has been a relatively dry one” said AEU Chief Kelly Keenan. ”With the […]

Comments Off / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: April 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight April 1: Deputies reported to a fight on Cimmarron Road. No one was arrested but information was forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review. Lost keys April 2: A thief entered an unlocked vehicle parked on La Crescenta Drive and stole a […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Contractor sting nabs 11

SACRAMENTO – A citation for unlicensed contracting was the last birthday present one unlicensed operator expected when he submitted a bid for a painting job at an El Dorado Hills undercover sting house on Saturday, April 20, Conducted by the Contractors State License Board’s Statewide Investigative Fraud Team, with assistance from the El Dorado County […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge Foundation supporting major projects

The Oak Ridge High School Foundation announces the kickoff of its 2013 Capital Campaign — Excellence in Education. The campaign will raise $500,000 to support needed improvements in a cross section of programs and facilities on the Oak Ridge High School campus. The 2013 capital campaign is based on feedback received in a series of focus groups […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Visioning exercise attracts 150

The inaugural public CEDAC-EDH meeting was held on April 18 in the Community Services District Pavilion. Attendance fluctuated through a lively two-hour discussion. Organizers concluded that 150 people participated. Moderator T Abraham represents El Dorado Hills on the county Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee, and is also on the CEDAC-EDH steering committee. The stated […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

COOL school celebrates second successful year

Teacher Kelly Brancoli guides COOL School students like fifth-grader Mark, seventh-grader Austin and eighth-grader Charlie, seen here with program director Sheila Simmons, left to right. Photo by Julie Samrick

Families looking for a less traditional, more flexible public school option, have a COOL option. Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning is a full-time, tuition-free, independent study program offered through the Rescue Union school district where students in grades three through eight complete the bulk of their studies online. Open since the start of the 2011-12 […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »