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Ryan Parisek is a student to watch

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Jeff England, Rescue Union School District Superintendent David Swart, Marina Village school counselor Myrna Harp, Matt Parisek (dad), Student of the Month Ryan Parisek, Ila Parisek (mom) and Marina Village Principal Jeff Warshaw, left to right, celebrate Ryan's achievements in school. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

A 13-year-old boy a model student? Yes, it’s true, and Marina Village Middle School administrators and staff couldn’t say enough good things about Ryan Parisek, the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ Student of the Month. “He’s the first one to offer help,” said Principal Jeff Warshaw, reading a letter from school counselor Myrna Harp. […]

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Mittelman sentencing continued

The sentencing of convicted killer Steven Howard Mittelman was continued last month. Mittelman, 56, of El Dorado Hills, was found guilty in September of fatally shooting his ex-wife, Valerie Rita Mittelman, in their apartment on the evening of June 17, 2010. Mittelman, who is facing 50 years to life in prison, had been set for […]

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Search for sweatshirt leads to stolen truck

Bret Massey

The search for a stolen sweatshirt led El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies to a much larger find: a missing truck. On the morning of Oct. 21, deputies responded to a reported strong-armed robbery at the El Dorado Hills Town Center, said sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Golmitz. Deputies contacted the victims and were told that a group […]

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Get to know local non-profits at mixer

Ever wonder what you could do to help someone in need? With so many great causes it may seem a little overwhelming which one to choose. Come to the next El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce mixer and meet representatives from local non-profit organizations to discuss the various ways to lend a helping hand to […]

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County Recorder-Clerk leads coalition to $1.8 million grant

The Federal Voting Assistance Program announced an award of $1.8 million to a coalition of 13 California counties, headed by El Dorado County. The funds are slated to enhance the absentee voting process for military and overseas citizens. The coalition will begin transmitting ballots electronically to up to 20 thousand American voters either stationed or residing overseas in time […]

No Comment / November 03, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 27 – Nov. 2

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: That’s nuts Oct. 27: A Hazelnut Circle resident reported a grand theft from his vehicle. Free pass Oct. 27: A thief entered an unlocked, unattended vehicle parked on Harvard Way and stole several items. Fight Oct. 27: Two 18-year-old men reportedly got into a […]

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Holocaust survivor shares story of determination

Marion Blumenthal, seen here at age 7, survived six-and-a-half years in refugee, transit and prison camps during Nazi Germany's occupation of Europe. Courtesy photo

Holocaust survivor and author of “Four Perfect Pebbles” Marion Blumenthal Lazan will share her experiences and a message of hope and tolerance at two local events. Lazan, 76, survived six-and-a-half years in refugee, transit and prison camps during Nazi Germany’s occupation of Europe. Her family of four — mother Ruth, father Walter, brother Albert and […]

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