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Skeel files lawsuit

Insiders see suit as bargaining chip in settlement talks The El Dorado Hills Community Services District is under attack. As the latest CSD board recall wobbles off the launch pad like a nuke aimed at El Dorado Hills, former General Manager John Skeel, whose firing has fueled two recall efforts and a lot of community […]

1 Comment / April 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Crime Watch: April 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: School fight April 19: A 13-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly pushed a schoolmate to the ground on a Silva Valley Parkway campus. The victim broke his thumb. Petty theft April 20: An Inronwood Drive resident reported a petty theft. Egged April 21: […]

No Comment / April 27, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

May is Mental Health Month

May is National Mental Health Month. “The purpose of Mental Health Month is to raise awareness of mental health conditions and promote mental wellness for all,” said Joan Meis Wilson, assistant director of Health Services, El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency.  “Another larger goal of the campaign is to decrease the stigma sometimes […]

No Comment / April 27, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Nugget Markets hosts Cheese the Day

Nugget Markets announces Cheese the Day special cheese tasting events April 27-29, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at participating Nugget Markets. Nugget Markets stocks more than 400 varieties of cheeses in each store’s specialty cheese department, and the Cheese the Day festivities celebrate cheeses from not only around the world, but from local producers as well. Guests will enjoy […]

No Comment / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

DFG reminds public to be rattlesnake safe

As the warm weather returns, humans are not the only species coming out to enjoy the sun. Snakes, too, can be found basking in the sun’s rays. Although most snakes in the state are harmless, the Department of Fish and Game reminds the public to steer clear of the venomous rattlesnake and know what to do if one […]

No Comment / April 25, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rolling Hills goes international

Aylin Askin, 8, in her Turkish attire, helps her mother, event coordinator Cigdem Askin, "make sure everything is running smoothly," while also taking a break at the Mathnasium exhibit. Photo by Julie Samrick

The gym at Rolling Hills Middle School was transformed into a mecca of multiculturalism last Friday as more than 500 attendees came out for Buckeye Union School District’s second annual International Festival. Rolling Hills’ parent and event organizer Cigdem Askin led the charge once more, after first piloting the program at Oak Meadow Elementary last year. […]

No Comment / April 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

New method helps military and overseas citizens vote

El Dorado County Registrar of Voters Bill Schultz recently announced he is ushering in a new era of helping our military and overseas citizens cast a ballot. A $1.8 million federal grant to El Dorado County will allow El Dorado and 12 other California counties to send ballots and voting information electronically to these voters. The […]

No Comment / April 25, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »