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EDH Crime Watch: May 15-21

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Theft May 15: A petty theft from a possibly unlocked car was reported on Bellgrove Way. Trouble at school  May 15: Someone broke the back window of a vehicle parked on Harvard Way. Another vehicle was vandalized. Stolen May 15: A petty theft was […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Student immunization exemptions process changed

AB 2109, a new California law that began Jan. 1, 2014, changes the process for parents to request immunization exemptions for their children. “The purpose of this new law is to better inform parents about the benefits and risks of immunizations,” said Lynnan Svensson, Supervising Public Health Nurse with the El Dorado County Health and […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Pleasant Grove VP earns regional honor

Pleasant Grove’s assistant principal Hope Migliaccio won the Charter Administrator of the Year Award for Outstanding Leadership and Services. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

Considered among nominees from Lake Tahoe to Sacramento, Pleasant Grove Middle School’s assistant principal Hope Migliaccio won the El Dorado County Association of California School Administrators’ Charter Administrator of the Year Award for Outstanding Leadership and Services. “Three years ago the Pleasant Grove School community received a wonderful gift when Hope Migliaccio, an enthusiastic, energetic […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Farms hosts Strawberry Festival

Enjoy sweet strawberry treats made on site at EDH Natural Farm's first Strawberry Festival on Saturday. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Natural Farms will host its first Strawberry Festival Saturday, May 31, from 4 to 8 p.m. “We are excited to partner with many local non-profit organizations looking to raise funds for their respective causes,” said EDH Farms co-owner Doug Hus. The organizations include Run For Courage, All About Equine, Vision Coalition and […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Legal limbo for Nutting: Supes delay action agenda two weeks

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors met in closed session with legal counsel May 20 to discuss whether District 2 Supervisor Ray Nutting was “suspended from the office of county supervisor by operation of law” because of jury verdicts on May 14, stated a prepared statement from the Chief Administrative Office. Nutting was found […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Preventing dog bites: Safety reminders for everyone

With warmer weather and increased outdoor activities throughout the County, El Dorado County Animal Services is sharing safety tips with the public to prevent dog bites. According to Animal Services Chief, Henry Brzezinski, 300 to 400 dog bites typically occur in El Dorado County each year; most of these are avoidable. Brzezinski emphasized it is […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

The Science Olympiad expands the mind

Science masters — The Rolling Hills Middle School Science Olympiad team, clockwise from left front, includes Andrew Tang, Eric Zhao, Stephanie Warrior, Prachi Sood, Chris Zinser, Anthony Pham, Nicholas Pham, Mattie Vanhonsebrouck, Chris Tharratt, Misbah Shafi, James Yoon, Nidhi Vedantam, Tanushree Jain and Lynn Yang. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Sheldon and Leonard pay attention — 15 sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth-grade scientists are sharpening their brains and expanding their creativity to blow the Big Bang Theory and other science concepts right out of the water. Rolling Hills Middle School’s 2014 Science Olympiad team meets every Thursday after school with advisor Ryan Rutkin. At home, […]

No Comment / May 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »