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Fall back

“It’s that time of year again, time to change your clocks and change the batteries in your smoke alarms. Set your clocks back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday,  Nov. 5, and while you’re at it, please take a few minutes and change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms; […]

No Comment / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

At the debate: Norris, Day go head to head

Incumbent El Dorado Irrigation District Division 5 Director Harry Norris and challenger Alan Day squared off last Wednesday at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85 before an audience of roughly 20 ratepayers. Most acted as if they’d already chosen their man. The League of Women Voters hosted the candidate forum. Moderator Betsy Kerr directed edited […]

No Comment / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Harry Norris seeks third term

Harry Norris

El Dorado Irrigation District Division 5 Director Harry Norris said a “big fallacy” out there is that “the district’s spending is out of control.” Norris recently defended the current board’s policies over the past several years to cut costs and streamline services. More than $7 million has been cut from the budget and nearly 35 […]

1 Comment / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Alan Day: A challenger with a message

Alan Day

Alan Day is “mad as (heck), and he’s not going take it anymore.” That’s what his campaign Website says. Day is running for El Dorado Irrigation District’s Division 5 director post. A 15-year resident of El Dorado Hills, Day says his EID bills were a shock back then, and now rates “have gone through the […]

No Comment / October 31, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Middle East upheaval to be discussed at Jewish Community Center

The Chabad Jewish Community Center of Folsom is proud to host Professor Barry Rubin at the Jewish Community Center in Folsom. Rubin, professor at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel, director of the Global Research and International Affairs Center, and a senior fellow at the International Policy Institute for Counterterrorism, will be at the community […]

No Comment / October 30, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Remembering the fallen

PONDEROSA HIGH SCHOOL teacher Linda Griffiths-Gish stands inside the school's memorial honoring students who died serving their country. Right now the memorial only has one plaque — dedicated to Mathew Taylor, who died in 2007. The military mom — her son Joshua Griffiths, an Army sergeant, will be going back to the Middle East next year — said she doesn't want to see any more plaques. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Ponderosa High School unveils memorial A single, solemn plaque placed in a quiet nook next to Ponderosa’s football field will remind all who walk by that a life was lost. And the honor to SPC Mathew Taylor, a 2004 Ponderosa graduate who died in September 2007 after suffering severe injuries in a rocket-propelled grenade attack […]

2 Comments / October 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Get treats from the Sheriff’s Dept. this Sunday

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department is partnering with KNCI Radio and other local agencies to provide children an opportunity to participate in a very safe trick-or-treating experience. The Trick r Treat event will take place from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30, in the Blackstone neighborhood in El Dorado Hills. Children will […]

No Comment / October 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »