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Officials explain Marble Valley by the numbers

Parker Development’s management team defended the proposed Marble Valley project during the June 13 El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meeting. The proposed specific plan calls for 2,800 to 3,200 homes in the vacant and historic four-plus mile valley located immediately southeast of the Bass Lake freeway interchange. Project Manager Tom Howard […]

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Buckeye Foundation helping students go high tech

Homework alerts via e-mail, group projects available in the cloud, children engaged in their learning experiences … it’s all happening in Buckeye Union School District’s classrooms. But Jon Yoffie wants more. The president of the Buckeye Education Foundation has technology on his mind and he wants to see it in every classroom. To that end, […]

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Nutting hearing delayed again

A hearing for El Dorado County Supervisor Ray Nutting was taken off the court calendar and now awaits reassignment. Nutting was due to be arraigned by Judge Warren Stracener on Thursday morning, but the hearing was taken off the court calendar by Presiding Judge Suzanne Kingsbury, according to a court bailiff. The case awaits reassignment […]

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Blaze interrupts fire dept. ceremony

Moments before the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s inaugural public awards ceremony began, an Avellano Drive structure fire sent crews to their engines and trucks. Forget the dress wear and plaques … it was time to work. For this reason, the fire department’s Volunteer Firefighter of the Year Rob Austerman and Firefighter of the Year […]

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If wildfire strikes are you ready to go?

CAMINO — As we have seen on the news, wildfires, tornados, earthquakes or floods can strike at any time. Survival can be predicated upon who was prepared in advance of the disaster. So what can you do today to help prepare you and your loved ones? “Creating a Family Disaster Plan is the first step in preparing […]

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Construction begins on Windsor Point Park

Friends of Windsor Point Park arrived at its official groundbreaking ceremony last Friday morning to a welcome scene — a construction crew busily working. Residents of the Windsor, Marina and Marina Woods neighborhoods had heard for years that the 1.1-acre vacant lot on the corner of Francisco and Schooner Drives would be a neighborhood park. […]

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Guiding Hands School celebrates 20 years

Guiding Hands students, families, friends and alumni marked the special needs school’s 20th anniversary at Family Fun Day last Thursday. Guests enjoyed bounce houses, a photo booth, a parent resource fair, live stage entertainment and a free hot dog lunch at the event the founders called a heartfelt thank you to the community. In 1993 co-founders Cindy Keller and Starranne […]

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