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Student of the Month: Cassidy Jones

Buckeye Union Superintendent David Roth, Rescue Union Superintendent David Swart, Marina VIllage Principal George Tapanes, Student of the Month Cassidy Jones, proud parents Chris and Melissa Jones, brother Brent Jones (front) and grandma Shirley Jensen, left to right, pose for a photo after Cassidy receives her award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Called a great leader, focused and enthusiastic, Cassidy Jones received applause and accolades at the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ meeting last week. The student of the month attends Marina Village Middle School and has impressed all her teachers there. “Cassidy is proof that an open mind (and) positive work ethic can accomplish anything,” said Marina Principal […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Stay safe this Thanksgiving

Never leave the house when your Thanksgiving turkey is in the oven. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department would like remind the community to keep safe this Thanksgiving. Here are some fire safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association: • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food. • Stay in the home when […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

PG&E offers free furnace inspections, gas pilot relights

SACRAMENTO — With winter nearing and nighttime temperatures beginning to cool, Pacific Gas and Electric Company encourages customers to call 1-800-PGE-5000 now to schedule an appointment to turn on furnace pilot lights for winter and check natural gas appliances for safety and efficiency. “We want every family that we serve to be safe and warm […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 13-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled Nov. 13: A residential burglary was reported on Brisbane Circle. Deputies collected evidence from the scene that could help identify the suspect(s). Contrite burglar Nov. 14: A Yellowstone Court resident reported that his son broke a window and entered the home, where the suspect […]

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Food Bank gets grant to help vets

CAMERON PARK — The Veterans Affairs Commission recently awarded the Food Bank of El Dorado County $9,000 through its El Dorado Veterans Fund at El Dorado Community Foundation to support its No Vet Goes Hungry Program. The Food Bank’s No Vet Goes Hungry Program is a homebound delivery of nutritious emergency supplemental groceries to ensure no veteran […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

EDCOE collecting coats for El Dorado County students

Colder weather is here. The El Dorado County Office of Education Coat Drive makes sure students stay warm throughout the county. Through its annual coat drive, EDCOE is accepting donations of new coats – infant to adult sizes. Coats may be dropped off before Dec. 12 at the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green […]

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9th-graders invited to consider Union Mine

The El Dorado Union High School District announces that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2015-16 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Applicants […]

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