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Huber will not seek third term

Alyson Huber

El Dorado Hills Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, 39, placed what previously appeared to be a promising political career on indefinite hold Tuesday, announcing that she will not seek a third term in the Assembly. Facing a self-described “nasty, ugly” divorce, foreclosure of a home in Serrano and the prospect of moving to more politically moderate district […]

1 Comment / December 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Girls turn unique art into donation

Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Fund co-founder Judy Pickett admires the art made by Leah Craft, Brooke Balbi and Casey Halkett, left to right. The Pleasant Grove students made the duct tape items and then sold them to raise money for the breast cancer group. Courtesy photo

When Leah Craft’s younger sister told her about the YouTube video that demonstrated how to make duct tape articles, Leah accessed the site, learned the skills and began practicing the art. Friends of the Pleasant Grove Middle School eighth grader — Casey Halkett and Brooke Balbi — soon caught the creative bug and the three […]

No Comment / December 14, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

El Dorado Transit posts holiday schedule

Friday, Dec. 23 — Limited service The local fixed routes will operate on a Saturday service schedule.  Limited Dial-A-Ride and complementary paratransit services will be available.  Sacramento Commuter Route #6 will operate with service to all Park and Ride facilities in the morning and afternoon.  El Dorado Transit’s office will be closed. Dial-A-Ride reservation requests will […]

No Comment / December 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Day finds squeaky chair

New El Dorado Irrigation District Division 5 Director Alan Day found his chair a little squeaky after he was sworn in Dec. 12 along with Directors George Osborne and Bill George. At the public forum at the start of Monday’s meeting El Dorado Hills resident Paul Raveling criticized Day for having an “anti-EID website” and […]

2 Comments / December 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

DUIs 2011

The following people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol: LORRAINE A. GRAHAM, 69, El Dorado Hills, booked Dec. 26 by sheriff’s deputies, released on $50,000 bail. CHASE P. BISSON, 19, El Dorado Hills, booked Dec. 25 by sheriff’s deputies, in custody in lieu of $30,000 bail. DONNA R. […]

1 Comment / December 13, 2011 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Waste Connections moving to Texas

Waste Connections, the company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services for El Dorado County and over 2 million customers across the country, announced on Monday the move of the company’s headquarters from Folsom to The Woodlands, Texas. The relocation was spurred due to the company’s distaste with the current business climate […]

No Comment / December 13, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch 2011

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Unexpected find Dec. 31: A woman found a .45 caliber cartridge along Hacienda Road and turned it into the Sheriff’s Department. Thirsty Dec. 30: Deputies responding to a water theft report on Kimberly Road found a 38-year-old woman allegedly under the influence of a […]

No Comment / December 13, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »