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Harry Norris seeks third term

Harry Norris

El Dorado Irrigation District Division 5 Director Harry Norris said a “big fallacy” out there is that “the district’s spending is out of control.” Norris recently defended the current board’s policies over the past several years to cut costs and streamline services. More than $7 million has been cut from the budget and nearly 35 […]

1 Comment / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Alan Day: A challenger with a message

Alan Day

Alan Day is “mad as (heck), and he’s not going take it anymore.” That’s what his campaign Website says. Day is running for El Dorado Irrigation District’s Division 5 director post. A 15-year resident of El Dorado Hills, Day says his EID bills were a shock back then, and now rates “have gone through the […]

No Comment / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Middle East upheaval to be discussed at Jewish Community Center

The Chabad Jewish Community Center of Folsom is proud to host Professor Barry Rubin at the Jewish Community Center in Folsom. Rubin, professor at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, director of the Global Research and International Affairs Center, and a senior fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counterterrorism, will be at the community […]

No Comment / October 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Remembering the fallen

PONDEROSA HIGH SCHOOL teacher Linda Griffiths-Gish stands inside the school's memorial honoring students who died serving their country. Right now the memorial only has one plaque — dedicated to Mathew Taylor, who died in 2007. The military mom — her son Joshua Griffiths, an Army sergeant, will be going back to the Middle East next year — said she doesn't want to see any more plaques. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Ponderosa High School unveils memorial A single, solemn plaque placed in a quiet nook next to Ponderosa’s football field will remind all who walk by that a life was lost. And the honor to SPC Mathew Taylor, a 2004 Ponderosa graduate who died in September 2007 after suffering severe injuries in a rocket-propelled grenade attack […]

2 Comments / October 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Get treats from the Sheriff’s Dept. this Sunday

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is partnering with KNCI Radio and other local agencies to provide children an opportunity to participate in a very safe trick-or-treating experience. The Trick r Treat event will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, in the Blackstone neighborhood in El Dorado Hills. Children will […]

No Comment / October 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Report to Joint Powers Authority: Projects mostly on track

The El Dorado County/City of Folsom Joint Powers Authority held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at Folsom City Hall to update the two jurisdictions on the status of projects of mutual interest. Folsom Mayor Andy Morin, who serves as chair of the JPA, called the meeting to order at 9 a.m. with Folsom […]

No Comment / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 13-18

Checked out Oct. 12: A woman on Valley View Parkway reported that someone stole a disability check and prescription medication. Just for the hay of it Oct. 13: Deputies received a report of juveniles spreading hay on Harvard Way. Unpleasant view Oct. 14: A Ridgeview Drive resident reported vandalism to his property. Quick stop Oct. […]

No Comment / October 24, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »