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High school district welcomes new Business Services associate superintendent

Baldev Johal

The El Dorado Union High School District has announced the appointment of Baldev Johal for the position of associate superintendent for Business Services. Johal comes to El Dorado Union High School District  from Yuba City Unified School District where he served for 12 years as deputy superintendent for Business. He was responsible for a $95 million […]

No Comment / March 11, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Pit bull euthanized

The pit bull that attacked Audrey Johnson, 16, and her miniature schnauzer, Bella, has been euthanized by El Dorado County Animal Services officials. Audrey and Bella encountered their Riviera Drive neighbor Felicia Raquipiso and the family dog “Spider” on Saturday, Feb. 12, while walking to nearby Stephen Harris Park. Raquipiso lives with her family and […]

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People Talk: Should the U.S send military assistance to pro-democracy dissidents in the current Middle East turmoil?

Greg Martin, Rescue "We have enough problems. Let'€™s focus on us rather than them."

Greg Martin, Rescue “We have enough problems. Let’€™s focus on us rather than them.” Matthew Henderson, Pollock Pines “Yes, to an extent. Mostly just to give them the opportunity to set things up right, and prevent another tyrant from taking over. We need to give them a chance.”€ Teri Richards, El Dorado Hills “We’™re already […]

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Willow Hill nature park open in Folsom

Photos by Roberta Long  CAST YOUR LINE from the pier at Willow Creek Reservoir Community Park. Don't forget your fishing license. Folsom High School is across the water.

Willow Hill Reservoir Community Park is unlike any other park in Folsom. The 28-acre property used to be owned by Folsom Cordova Unified School District. Cross country runners from Folsom High School used the trail in the unimproved area around Willow Hill Reservoir, behind the school, to build endurance. The park is now owned by […]

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Town Hall tackles topic of teen drinking

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition is collaborating with local schools, youth serving organizations and public agencies to address the topic of underage drinking. Youth will take a lead role as participants in a Town Hall Meeting on Underage Drinking on Thursday, April 7, at the Oak Ridge High School cafeteria, 1011 Harvard Way, from […]

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Wenig says farewell

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“What are you learning today?” Buckeye Union School District Superintendent Terry Wenig said she will miss asking this question most after she retires this June. Twice a week Wenig visits the classrooms of the 5,200 students that make up Buckeye’s five elementary, two middle and two charter schools — a highlight of her job. Born […]

No Comment / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Seniors live it up on Fat Tuesday

SURROUNDED BY BEAUTY — Senior Support Council Members Yvonne Griffin, Joe Wilson and Evelyn Weick, left to right, enjoy the Fat Tuesday celebration at the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. Photo by Janet Kenneweg

The El Dorado Hills Senior Center hosted a Mardi Gras celebration March 8 and seniors really went wild … with their costumes, that is.

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