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Kipuke to represent as student trustee

Omba Kipuke

You want ideas? Omba Kipuke has plenty of ideas for engaging his fellow students of the Los Rios Community College District in the “community” of community college. How about a food drive to stock a pantry with non-perishable items for needy Los Rios students? How about a student-led fundraiser for the district’s vital Student Emergency […]

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Horses and riders connect

Cassidy Riedel, 15 from El Dorado HIlls nuzzles her 5-year-old Arabian  named Mina Asseefah at a horse ranch in Shingle Springs.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

It became clear from the start that the beautiful dark bay Arabian horse had a real connection with 11-year-old Timothy Moss when the mare was added to the family five years ago. Little did they imagine, however, that by the summer of 2014 the youngster would be standing by his beloved Sami holding a ribbon […]

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New EDHCSD board ready for 2015

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District recently welcomed one new board member and two returning board members to the CSD’s Board of Directors. The board also elected Wayne Lowery as president and Terry Crumpley as vice president. Board committee members will be decided at the Jan. 8 board meeting. Priest is the board’s newest member, who […]

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Young artists share fire safe message

Fourth-grader Matthew Medina holds up his winning poster with EDH firefighters Brian Wilkey, Brenton Warren, Brian Bresnahan and Ryan Bennett, left to right. Courtesy photo

Congratulations to Petra Subakti and Matthew Medina, whose artistic fire safe messages won over the judges during the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annual poster contest. The National Fire Protection Administration theme for 2014 was “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month”  The two winners were chosen from all of El Dorado Hills’ elementary schools. […]

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Notice of vacancy for the Early Care and Education Planning Council

The El Dorado County Early Care and Education Planning Council is accepting applications for board membership to fill three vacancies serving at the discretion of the Board of Supervisors. Successful applicants would be those who are concerned about and/or experienced with child care and early education issues. One vacancy is a designee position which is […]

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EDSO warns of jury duty scam

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a potential new phone scam. An elderly citizen called EDSO after a caller claimed that the resident and a family member had warrants for missing a jury summons, an EDSO press release stated. The caller demanded that money for bail be paid within 10 minutes or […]

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Supes consider how to find voice of the ‘silent majority’

Gathering and gauging public “input” can be costly and cumbersome, and the input received may not accurately represent the local community. El Dorado County supervisors reviewed a program designed to increase and improve citizen participation in county government at their Dec. 16 meeting. Developed by the Crowdbrite company in San Francisco, the various products include […]

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