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Folsom Lake College opens Rancho Cordova campus

Folsom Lake College will celebrate the grand opening of its new Rancho Cordova Center on Wednesday, Oct. 28, with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. at 10259 Folsom Blvd. in Rancho Cordova (corner of Mather Field Road/Paseo Drive and Folsom Boulevard). “We are thrilled to open this beautiful state-of-the-art educational center,” […]

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EID directors OK $124 million capital improvement plan

The Monte Vista Tank will be replaced as one of the capital improvement projects approved by the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors at its Oct. 13 meeting. Courtesy photo

It took five motions and five different votes to pass it, but the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors finally approved a new five-year capital improvement plan at its Oct. 13 meeting. With everyone wanting to get in on the act, the meeting featured testy exchanges between board members and the public, as well as admonishment ranging […]

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Night at the Library blends literature, art, music

Join library supporters Betty January, Cecilia Finch, Muriel Kronowitz, Chris Anttila and Althea Hurley, left to right, at Night at the LIbrary, a fundraiser to help the El Dorado Hills Library buy books and offer great programs. Courtesy photo

Enjoy food, wine, music and artwork while strolling the book stacks at the Friends of the Library’s third annual Night at the Library event Nov. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. Local wineries, restaurants and artists will be showcased and original art will be available for purchase. Artist Ramona Kaye Beckwith’s auction offering is “Out […]

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Buy a pie, help a grad

Buy freshly made, ready-to-bake pies for the holidays while supporting Oak Ridge High School’s 2016 Grad Night. Choose from apple crisp, apple strudel, french apple, caramel apple and pumpkin cream cheese pies from Grandpa’s Cellar in Apple Hill. All proceeds go to Grad Night and help seniors earn half price or free entrance into their […]

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Pondo sex tape: Students arrested

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrested two Ponderosa High School students after the school resource officer reportedly got word of a sex tape depicting two juvenile high school students engaged in sex acts. The recording of the male and female student was reportedly filmed on Oct. 10 by another male student, according to information provided by the […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Oct. 9-14

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Oct. 9 8 a.m. An unknown subject forced entry into a Morningview Way residence. Nothing was taken. 5:25 p.m. Deputies cited three juveniles who were reportedly found on Calais Way in possession of marijuana and smoking tools. 9:52 p.m. Vandalism was reported on Vista Mar Drive. Oct. […]

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Connector segment study released

The Capital SouthEast Connector JPA recently released an Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration analyzing environmental impacts of a 5.5-mile segment of the expressway between Prairie City Road south of Folsom and Latrobe Road in El Dorado Hills. The JPA proposes to reconstruct White Rock Road on a new alignment south of Highway 50 as a four lane […]

Comments Off / October 15, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »