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Register for Emergency Notification System

Summer is on it’s way and with it comes the risk of wildland fires. Already throughout the state many lives and homes have been in danger due to wildland fires. If your home, or the home of someone you care for is at risk, will you be notified? Have you registered for emergency notifications through […]

No Comment / June 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Four earn Marina’s first ‘Mustang Pride’ award

The first Mustang Pride recipients are graduating eighth-graders Sarah Lundell, Emily Bobrowsky, Tyler Barth and Brycen Groess, left to right. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship, service and commitment. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

How does a school raise the bar when many students already excel academically and behaviorally? That was the “happy problem” Marina Village Middle School’s assistant principal Cindy Giove said staff faced until this year’s graduating eighth-grade class was challenged to earn the Mustang Pride award as incoming sixth graders. “It stretches students to have the […]

No Comment / June 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Clarksville preservation continues

A new wrought iron fence will better protect the Clarksville Cemetery from vandalism. A June 7 fundraiser will raise money to build a new front gate, repair the pillars and erect a new archway. Village Life by Julie Samrick

Not just a young community born in the last 50 years, El Dorado Hills is steeped in history. During the Gold Rush era a portion of southern El Dorado Hills visible from Highway 50 was known as Clarksville and one local group makes sure it’s not forgotten. Once Clarksville’s schoolhouse, today a dilapidated barn is […]

2 Comments / June 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Academy bound

The United States Coast Guard Academy announced that Ryan Christian Marshall has been recognized for superior academic achievement and leadership potential. Ryan, who attends Patch American High School in Stuttgart, Germany, has accepted an appointment to attend the Coast Guard Academy and will be sworn-in as a member of the Class of 2018 on June […]

No Comment / June 01, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

H4H Food Blitz a success

Tanner Hughes, Aretha Zhu and Elle Quinn, left to right, stand in front of Walmart Folsom asking incoming shoppers if they would like to dinate to Hands4Hope's Spring Food Blitz. Courtesy photo

On May 17, Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference hosted its semi-annual Food Blitz for the Hungry to fill the shelves of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. Youth and adult volunteers manned the tables in front of select grocery stores, from Folsom up to Placerville, including Sam’s […]

No Comment / June 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 22-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smash and grab May 22: A thief busted a vehicle’s window on Park Drive and stole a purse. Mail swiped May 22: Someone forced open a Miller Road cluster mailbox and stole mail. Converter gone May 24: A thief stole a catalytic converter from […]

No Comment / May 29, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: May 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not yours May 1: Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of possessing stolen property on Palmer Drive. Jaywalker May 2: A 28-year-old woman was arrested after deputies who observed her committing a traffic violation reportedly found the suspect in possession of methamphetamine and […]

No Comment / May 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »