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NASA astronaut offers backstage view of space program

FOLSOM — In his tiny office at UC Davis, Professor Steve Robinson holds up two letters. One is a letter rejecting his application to come to UC Davis as an undergraduate. The other, dated nearly 40 years later, is an invitation from UC Davis for Robinson to join the engineering faculty as a tenured professor. “A […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 30 through Feb. 6

Smooth talker Jan. 30: An unidentified man walked into a Town Center convenience store and swindled about $191 from the cashier. Fruitful search Jan. 31: Deputies arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication and resisting arrest at Town Center. While searching the suspect at the jail deputies reportedly found marijuana and prescription pills. Prying hands […]

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Community Foundation responds to the needs of neighbors without homes

In October 2009, as El Dorado County became aware of their growing homeless population and started the task of providing assistance to them, the El Dorado Community Foundation was there. Through the generosity of the Lee Bennett Family of El Dorado Hills and Tom and Judith Dillon of Placerville, the Fund for the Homeless was […]

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EDH neuropsychologist wins national award

After developing the first Youth Sports Concussion Program for Kaiser Permanente in 2009, pediatric clinical neuropsychologist Catherine Broomand, PhD, who lives in El Dorado Hills, set her sights on another far-reaching goal: encourage other health care systems in the Sacramento to establish similar programs. The reason was simple, and alarming. Nearly nine out of 10 […]

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Eagle Scout ready for a new mission

Roman Andrus, 18, of El Dorado Hills Troop 529 recently received his Eagle Scout Award. For his Eagle project Andrus built and installed outdoor benches at Marble Valley School. While at Oak Ridge High School, the 2012 graduate was also in community service projects as well as high school varsity football, basketball and track and field. In the […]

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Jeremy Meyers appointed county superintendent

At a regularly scheduled meeting of the El Dorado County Board of Education held Feb. 5, the Board of Trustees appointed Jeremy Meyers to the county superintendent position, effective July 1, 2013.  The appointment of Meyers comes as a result of the need to fulfill the unexpired term left by the retirement of Dr. Vicki […]

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Student of the Month: Nicholas Allen

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills members celebrated Lake Forest Elementary first-grader Nicholas Allen as Student of the Month at the Feb. 6 meeting. Calling Nicholas, 7, a creative student who serves as a role model to others, Principal Bruce Peters said, “He’s going to grow up to be an amazing young man.” Rescue […]

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