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Connector JPA responds to EIR comments

The final PEIR/responses to comments for the Capital Southeast Connector project is now available. Interested parties may review and/or obtain a copy of the document at the following locations: Connector JPA office, 10640 Mather Blvd., Suite 120, in Mather City of Folsom Planning Department at City Hall, 50 Natoma St., second floor City of Elk […]

No Comment / July 19, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Care package drive a rousing success

HANDS4HOPE youth and volunteers take a breather after boxing up packages for the troops following a very successful donation drive. Courtesy photo

Volunteers with Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference organized and pulled off a very successful drive to raise money and collect items for soldier care packages. Community members and organizations donated more than 2,500 items and $350 for the Honor Our Troops Committee to help pay for shipping the boxes, which went to local soldiers. The […]

No Comment / July 19, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Draw your swords!

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Pirates invaded the El Dorado Hills Library Saturday to share tall tales and have some swashbuckling adventures with pint-sized pirates who came to see the Privateers of the Dauntless.

No Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Thumbs down on Francisco commercial project

The El Dorado Hills Area Planning Advisory Council voted not to support a proposed rezone from residential to commercial on the corner of Francisco Drive and Green Valley Road. The applicant, Winn Communities of Folsom, proposes a 16,000-square-foot drug store, 5,115 square feet of fast food and 7,000 square feet of office space on the […]

No Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What was your impression of the final Harry Potter movie?

Sarah Garcia, Rancho Cordova "I was a bit speechless the first time I saw it. I think it wrapped up the series really well."

Mackenzie Harrison, El Dorado Hills “I liked how Harry finally figured out that he had a part of Voldemort in him. He took the honor of letting himself die for his friends.” Stephanie Shaltes, Folsom “I found it to be the most entertaining of all the movies … the best.” Ann-Marie Shaltes, Folsom “I was […]

1 Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teacher walks in the footsteps of history

Tom Douglas, right, with the California Society for the Sons of the American Revolution presents teacher Kevin Tierney with a certificate of achievement. Courtesy photo

Kevin A. Tierney, a 52 year-old teacher at Rolling Hills Middle School in El Dorado Hills, was selected by the California Society for the Sons of the American Revolution  to receive a scholarship to attend a course on the American Revolution presented by the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge, Penn., earlier this summer. The scholarship […]

No Comment / July 17, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Arena committee pitches regional benefits

THINKING BIG - Chamber Board President Linda Ellen Anderson talked up the Kings, the El Dorado Hills Chamber and the California Welcome Center during the El Dorado Hills stop on the July 14 Think BIG bus tour in support of a new entertainment and sports complex in Sacramento. Arena supporter Kevin Nagle, right, also addressed the media.

Members of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s “Think BIG Sacramento” arena committee canvassed the region by bus last Thursday, drumming up regional support for a new downtown sports and entertainment facility. The committee is about half way through Johnson’s self-appointed 100-day deadline to develop a funding strategy for the new arena. The combination of a stalled […]

4 Comments / July 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »