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Still no resolution for Oak Ridge principal

First they were patient, then hopeful. Now many parents are fuming that Oak Ridge Principal Paul Burke has been on paid administrative leave for nearly half the school year without resolution for undisclosed personnel matters. On Tuesday evening El Dorado Union High School District Board of Trustees President Dave Del Rio reported out of a […]

7 Comments / February 26, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: February 2016

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 1 10:19 p.m. A grand theft was reported on Coach Lane. Feb. 2 4:53 a.m. A firearm was reported stolen from a Country Club Drive residence. 12:38 p.m. Theft from an unlocked vehicle was reported on Knollwood Drive. Feb. 3 8:59 a.m. A […]

Comments Off / February 25, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Community-based process may be future of planning

Community-based planning is riding into El Dorado County on a wave of residents who want to have a greater impact on how communities are developed — or not developed. It is perhaps a logical outgrowth of the movement that began several years ago with the creation of Save Our County and the Shingle Springs Community Alliance. […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A happy birthday for the woman who can fly

Doris Lockness, aviatrix extraordinaire, turned 106 this month. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

At 106 years old El Dorado Hills resident Doris Lockness is a marvel and it’s not just because of her age. Decades before the feminist movement Doris was a pilot, flying small airplanes during World War II until the brink of the 21st century. She was only the 55th woman in the world to earn a commercial […]

8 Comments / February 24, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Feb. 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Feb. 11 2:30 p.m. Deputies caught a 25-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman allegedly trying to purchase gift cards using stolen credit cards at a Town Center business. Feb. 12 11:19 a.m. A petty theft was reported in Town Center. 11:36 a.m. Mail theft […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2016 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Kraus running for Senate seat

Jason Kraus

El Dorado Hills resident Jason Kraus has announced his intention to run for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer. The candidate vows to “replace, reclaim and restore America one voice, one vote at a time.” “I am offering to serve the wonderful residents of California in the greatest country in the history of man,” Kraus, […]

Comments Off / February 23, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Residents continue to reduce water use

For the month of January El Dorado Irrigation customers reduced their water use by 25 percent compared to January 2013. The cumulative water savings since June 2015 remains at 30 percent. EID is required to reduce its water consumption by 28 percent from June 2015 through February 2016, compared to the same months in 2013, under […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »