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Pondo principal promoted; replacement named

The El Dorado Union High School District is pleased to announce the appointments of  Ponderosa High School Principal Christopher Moore to the position of assistant superintendent of Educational Services and director of Career Technical Education Lisa Garrett to the position of principal of Ponderosa High School. Moore will fill the position held previously by current Superintendent […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Finding relief from seasonal allergies

Dr. Asha K. Desai

The weather has teased us this year with early glimpses of spring doused by fierce wind and rain. For those who suffer from allergies and asthma, the challenge started early with trees and plants in full bloom. As we move through the season, 35 million Americans will experience allergies. Mercy Folsom affiliated board certified allergist, Asha […]

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County redistricting maps available

PLACERVILLE — El Dorado County’s redistricting map alternatives are now available for public review and comment. The California Election Code requires boards of supervisors to approve supervisorial district boundaries following each federal decennial census so that districts are nearly equal in population. The U.S. Census Bureau now estimates El Dorado County’s population at 181,058, an increase […]

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UC Davis patient receives regions first MRI-safe pacemaker

SACRAMENTO — UC Davis Medical Center cardiologists have given the first patient in inland Northern California a new type of pacemaker that can function during magnetic resonance imaging, or an MRI. The new device has software that can be programmed to an “MRI safe” mode and the components have been designed to resist heat and […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Defensible space and weed abatement: It’s everyone’s responsibility, part 2

By Battalion Chief Mike Webb Cameron Park Fire Department In my previous submission, I discussed the need for each property owner in Cameron Park to begin the process of preparation for the upcoming fire season and summer months. I wanted to share some information that might provide some encouragement for all residents to increase their […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Watchdogs howl for open meetings

El Dorado Irrigation District officials have agreed to let the public sit in on previously closed meetings of a Redistricting Advisory Committee tasked with recommending boundary alignments to the five El Dorado Irrigation District divisions. The shift toward greater transparency in the redistricting process came as a result of a contentious Community Council meeting in El […]

No Comment / April 18, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Fire gets a little smaller

Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The El Dorado Hills Fire Board spent last Wednesday morning behind closed doors grilling the “final four” fire chief candidates; April 26 is the target to announce the new chief. In the afternoon they opened the doors to finalize the latest district downsizing plans. As a result of their actions, the new chief will have […]

No Comment / April 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »