Hometown Hero: Andrew Canepa

Air Force Airman Andrew C. Canepa graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Interact students help typhoon victims

When a typhoon devastated the Philippines last month, a country already reeling from a damaging earthquake, Oak Ridge High School Interact Club members jumped into action. Spurred by media and communications officer Axel Peralta, who personally knows storm victims, the club began raising money for ShelterBox and United Nation’s World Food Programme. Students set up tables […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Local photographers help foster teens

Three local photographers said “yes” to Child Advocates of El Dorado County’s request to photograph local foster seniors. Most kids expect high school graduation pictures. Most kids get them. CASA staff realized some foster teens might not get theirs and asked photographers to donate their time for a photo shoot and keepsake pictures. Gail Shoop-Lamy […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Bass Lake Road: No improvements likely anytime soon

Bass Lake Road area residents and developers again came up short last month when the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors quashed efforts to redesign development agreements signed with the county a decade or more ago. Those DAs run for 20 years. The motion by District 5 Supervisor Norma Santiago to continue negotiations with developers […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Tree lighting this Saturday

The community is once again invited to the annual Holiday Tree Lighting event at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The Nov. 30 celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. with a merchant open house, where families will enjoy food, beverages and holiday entertainment. The first 125 kids to arrive will be invited to play the “Stuff Your Stocking” game, where children visit participating businesses to fill […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Sienna Ridge Road work continues

Construction continues on the realignment of Sienna Ridge Road and at the intersection of Bass Lake Road and Serrano Parkway. “The Sienna Ridge roadway project is on track to finish up by the end of the year, provided the weather cooperates with us,” said Parker Development Principal Planner, Andrea Howard. “We are scheduled to pave […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH Girl Scouts donate bags to Shriners

Girl Scout troop 1879 assembled and delivered more than 200 waiting room bags filled with coloring books, notepads, crayons, colored pencils and stickers for young patients at Shriners Hospital earlier this month. Each waiting room bag is filled with items to keep 2- to 16-year-olds busy, said co-leader Julie Cummings. At the start of the school year the […]

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