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High school district welcomes public comment on proposed student calendars

The El Dorado Union High School District is in the process of developing its student calendars for 2012–13 and 2013–14 school years, in cooperation with input from district management, district principals, district bargaining groups, and elementary and middle school superintendents. A number of critical assumptions have been used as the basis for developing the school calendar: […]

No Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

People Talk: Which Republican presidential candidate do you like?

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Trick or Treat safety tips

CAMINO – “Whatever time of year it is, safety is our number one concern. Preventing an injury or illness before it happens maybe difficult to measure as far as statistics go, but it is everyone’s primary mission, especially when it comes to children,” said Cal Fire Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan. “Halloween is an enchanting […]

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County annual tax sale set

C. L. Raffety, El Dorado County treasurer and tax collector reports that the county’s auction of tax defaulted property is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4, at 1:30 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Board Room (Building A) at 330 Fair Lane, Placerville. Prominent on the list of properties up for bid this year are approximately […]

No Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Racist headstones finally replaced

FOLSOM PRISON INMATE Derrick Bonar, 26, places a 90-pound grave marker with fellow inmates Steve Abujen, 50, left, and Larry Plummer, 60, right, Wednesday at Mormon Island Relocation Cemetary. Village Life  photo by Krysten Kellum

Truth and a measure of justice were served Wednesday when the last of three dozen new gravestones were installed at Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery. The project helps close a controversial chapter in race relations, government insensitivity and ignorant foul play. In 1954 the Army Corps of Engineers dug up the remains of hundreds of bodies […]

No Comment / October 21, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

National Memory Screening coming up

National Memory Screen Day marks the focal point of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s national initiative to promote early detection and intervention for those concerned about memory loss. In El Dorado County the event will be hosted by Senior Day Care Services, a program of the El Dorado County Department of Human Services, and an […]

No Comment / October 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Looking for gruesome fun?

Ghoulish babies haunt the nursery in the Ravenblood Mortuary Haunted House in El Dorado Hills. This house of horrors is open from 7 to 11 p.m. through Halloween. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Ravenblood Mortuary Haunted House now open When Nathan Ravenblood lost his beloved he made a chilling deal with the Angel of Death. Collect souls and he will be reunited with those who have passed on. Desperate, Nathan agreed and turned the Ravenblood Mortuary into a house of bloody horror. George Frey with America Screams brings […]

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