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Connector JPA revises EIR, approves expanded financing study

At the Jan. 13 meeting of the Capital Southeast Connector Joint Powers Authority, held at Rancho Cordova City Hall, the directors formally rescinded certification of the Program Environmental Impact Report, prepared to re-certify an amended report and approved a financial study to fund construction of the project, including consideration of using tolls. Chairman John Knight, […]

No Comment / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Community park: Board OKs updates

Funding for the long-discussed Josh Anderson Basketball Court was approved by the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors last week, along with flush toilets, a bridge over New York Creek and grading for a future dog park — all in the Community Park on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Preliminary plans and estimates […]

2 Comments / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge to host robotics competition

More than 14 Northern California robotics teams will be competing on Sunday, Jan. 22, at a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament at Oak Ridge High School. The event is hosted by the ORHS Interact Club, the FIRST FTC Team No. 4238 (RCGFoPL) and Playing @Learning. The competition is free and open to the public. The […]

No Comment / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Identity sought for person of interest

El Dorado County sheriff's officials want to speak with the man in this photo taken from surveillance video in a Rescue neighborhood.

Surveillance video films unknown man El Dorado County Sheriff’s deputies have asked the public for assistance in locating a person of interest. For more than a month now residences on Starbuck Road in Rescue have been plagued with burglaries, according to department officials. The dwellings have been typically hit during daytime hours, usually through forced […]

No Comment / January 13, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Volunteer at America’s most popular railroad museum

SACRAMENTO — Fascinated by railroading history? Interested in working on a train? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school groups? The California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento State Historic Park (SHP) are now recruiting adults (18 or older) who are interested in volunteering in early 2012 to help communicate the West’s fascinating heritage of […]

No Comment / January 13, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

Holy trinity students use art to reach out to Haitian classmates

Holy Trinity students created colorful art for students in Haiti. The art will be on display here until Jan. 30. Courtesy photo

Holy Trinity School Ministry has supported a Haitian mission project for the poorest of school children in Port au Prince, but recently took the challenge to push themselves well beyond monetary aid. As part of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in El Dorado Hills, the school has raised several thousand dollars over the last two years […]

No Comment / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH rape suspect arrives in county

An El Dorado Hills man who spent the better part of a decade on the lam in New York was booked into the Placerville jail last week. Pasquale “Patrick” Senatore, 45, is accused of lewd acts upon a child and forcible rape. According to a criminal complaint filed in 2002, Senatore committed the alleged sex […]

No Comment / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »