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Seniors celebrate Halloween

Joyce and Harold Kiser

Who can resist a Halloween party? Not El Dorado Hills’ seniors, who dressed up and hammed it up for the camera at their Halloween party at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. Seniors1 Joyce and Harold Kiser Seniors2 Millie Smith Seniors3 101-year-old Doris Lockness Seniors4 Carol and Rob Harris

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Clowns, ghouls invade Town Center

Adelyn Franks, 4, shows off her devilish side as she waits to register for the 6 and younger costume contest. Photo by Gabriela Bhaskar

Children of all ages dressed in their best, weirdest and scariest for El Dorado Hills Town Center’s Halloween Spooktacular Monday. The Halloween event featured games, contests, fun and, of course, lots of candy. Halloween1 Adelyn Franks, 4, shows off her devilish side as she waits to register for the 6 and younger costume contest. Photo […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cal Fire drawing down for winter

On Monday, Nov. 7, the Amador-El Dorado Unit  of Cal Fire will transition into its “winter preparedness” level of staffing. This will mean most seasonal fire fighting personnel will be laid off and some fire stations will be closed (In El Dorado County: Pilot Hill, Garden Valley, Mt. Danaher, and El Dorado Stations will be […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Food bank needs volunteers

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is looking for a few good men and women to assist EL Dorado County’s largest collaborative charity. Do you think you have what it takes to be an amazing volunteer for a great organization?  If so the food bank can use your skills. “Professional” volunteers are needed to […]

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Emergency alert test scheduled Nov. 9

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System. The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and may last up to three-and-a-half minutes. The EAS is a national alert and […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

RX take-back program a success

The community stepped up at the recent National Prescription Drug Take Day sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Agency The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department partnered with El Dorado Hills Vision Coalition and Drug Free Divide to offer three locations where residents could bring old and unwanted prescriptions for destruction. The disposal sites were open four […]

No Comment / November 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge’s debate team tops at tourneys

Oak Ridge High School Speech and Debate Team members Anshu Kowtha, Kaythan Somavarapu, Shariar Ajmal, Prakar, Cassie, Ravi Pandya and Sunjay Raavi participated at the Mira Loma High School Debate tournament. Celebrating with them are coach Eric Larsen and team captain Nathan Somavarapu, a junior. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School’s Speech and Debate Team won twice in a row at the regional tournaments conducted by the Capital Valley Forensic League last month. The Capital Forensic League is one of the biggest speech and debate leagues in the area with 26 participating schools in the tri-county of Yolo, El Dorado and Sacramento. The high school team […]

1 Comment / November 01, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »