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Hands4Hope gets patriotic with care package drive

Samita Dutta, a member of Hands4Hope's Soldier Care Package Committee, presents Cyndi Romono of the Honor Our Troops Committee a check representing the money raised by the H4H committee during last year's Fireworks Jubilee. The donation was used to help pay the shipping cost for more than 40 care packages. Also pictured, left to right, are: Nico Gambetta, Gianni Gambetta, Jacob Bassett, Riley Fitzpatrick and Andrew Bassett. Courtesy photo

By Samita Dutta With Fourth of July just around the corner, people might feel more patriotic and thoughtful in regards to our men and women overseas. Independence Day evokes pride in many people, and especially in local non-profit youth outreach organization  Hands4Hope – Youth Making a Difference. With the soldiers who serve us every day in […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rescue COOL School opens enrollment

The Rescue Union School District is accepting applications for the Rescue COOL School, which stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning.  The COOL School is a highly successful, virtual independent study program where students complete most of their work online at home and also have the option to attend class a few hours each week […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New Vision Christian Ministry brings seniors together

By Nancy Curtis If you walk past Cornerstone Christian Church in El Dorado Hills on Thursday evenings you might see happy seniors entering the building and hear some familiar songs floating through the air. The reason? New Vision, an interdenominational Christian ministry for senior adults, is meeting for its Thursday night Bible fellowship. Starting last […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Court cutting hours

PLACERVILLE — During one of the most daunting financial crises in California’s history, the state’s courts remain steadfast in their commitment that essential services continue to be provided to customers. Unfortunately, the budget reductions to the State Trial Courts will require that El Dorado Superior Court reduce its operating costs significantly. Since 2007-08, State General […]

Comments Off / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 13-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not amusing June 13: A burglary was reported on Muse Drive. Better safe … June 13: Two unidentified juveniles allegedly stole condoms from a Park Drive business. Found June 13: A woman turned over a wallet she found on Promontory Point Drive. Bum deal […]

Comments Off / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Sheriff revitalizes Reserve Deputy Program

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department has restructured, reorganized and rejuvenated the Reserve Deputy Program. After being in existence for more than 20 years, the Reserve Deputy Sheriff program was dwindling. At Sheriff John D’Agostini’s direction the program has more than doubled in size and continues to grow. Reserve deputies are non-paid employees of the […]

Comments Off / June 21, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: With more development proposed, what do you think of Green Valley Road traffic?

 

Comments Off / June 20, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »