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Young artists share fire safe message

Fourth-grader Matthew Medina holds up his winning poster with EDH firefighters Brian Wilkey, Brenton Warren, Brian Bresnahan and Ryan Bennett, left to right. Courtesy photo

Congratulations to Petra Subakti and Matthew Medina, whose artistic fire safe messages won over the judges during the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annual poster contest. The National Fire Protection Administration theme for 2014 was “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month”  The two winners were chosen from all of El Dorado Hills’ elementary schools. […]

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Notice of vacancy for the Early Care and Education Planning Council

The El Dorado County Early Care and Education Planning Council is accepting applications for board membership to fill three vacancies serving at the discretion of the Board of Supervisors. Successful applicants would be those who are concerned about and/or experienced with child care and early education issues. One vacancy is a designee position which is […]

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EDSO warns of jury duty scam

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a potential new phone scam. An elderly citizen called EDSO after a caller claimed that the resident and a family member had warrants for missing a jury summons, an EDSO press release stated. The caller demanded that money for bail be paid within 10 minutes or […]

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Supes consider how to find voice of the ‘silent majority’

Gathering and gauging public “input” can be costly and cumbersome, and the input received may not accurately represent the local community. El Dorado County supervisors reviewed a program designed to increase and improve citizen participation in county government at their Dec. 16 meeting. Developed by the Crowdbrite company in San Francisco, the various products include […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 19-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Break-in Dec. 19: Someone broke into a vehicle parked on King George Drive. Taken Dec. 19: A theft occurred on Monte Verde Drive. The victims were able to give deputies a partial description of a vehicle involved. Not safe Dec. 19: Thieves broke into […]

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Explore nature with a California State Parks pass

SACRAMENTO — California State Parks recently launched the Annual Park Pass Program, bringing back the popular “Golden Poppy” and introducing a new Tahoe area regional pass. The Annual Park Pass Program consists of four different passes with a variety of admissions to parks statewide and price points designed to meet visitor’s individual needs. Specifically, the 2015 annual passes […]

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Break Free partners with 3Strands Global

Merger aims to end human trafficking  SACRAMENTO — 3Strands Global, an organization dedicated to raising funds, building awareness and providing jobs and education to fight human trafficking, recently announced its merger with Break Free Inc. – The Race to End Human Trafficking (formerly Run For Courage), an El Dorado Hills-based nonprofit. The organization provides human trafficking education in high schools, middle schools and […]

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