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EDH Crime Watch: May 29 through June 4

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Follow the footprints May 29: Winding Oak Lane residents reported finding someone’s bare footprints on the floor near the home’s back door. Nothing appeared to be missing. Taken May 29: A petty theft was reported on Montrose Way. Sticky fingers May 29: Deputies cited an […]

No Comment / June 05, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Madeline’s story: Volunteer’s life changed with Mexico experience

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Rolling Hills Christian Church sent its largest-ever mission team to Antochistas, Mexico, right outside of Tijuana earlier this year; 200 kids and 58 adults built eight homes and a church campus. Volunteers also hosted Vacation Bible School and a soccer tournament. Madeline Lenz, 17, was one of those lucky volunteers whose life has forever changed thanks to this experience. The El […]

No Comment / June 04, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Brock’s still thinking en español

Things got a little foamy when exchange student Brock Bastian attended the Carnaval de Oruro. Courtesy photo

During his first full day in Bolivia, Rotary Youth Exchange student Brock Bastian took a wild car ride to Muela del Diablo (the Devil’s Molar), a giant rock near La Paz — not an introduction for the faint of heart. And though this courageous Oak Ridge High School student did have that “what did I get myself into” […]

No Comment / June 04, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

UPDATE: Teen found

Amy Richards went missing on Tuesday, June 3. If you see Amy or have any information call the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center at (530) 621-6600 or Detective Rich Horn at (530) 642-4715.

Amy Richards, 16, was located yesterday in the San Francisco area. Amy had used a bicycle to travel from Placerville through Sacramento and eventually to a Bay Area Rapid Transit station. She then used BART to travel into San Francisco and eventually contacted the staff at a Starbucks Coffee shop in San Francisco, where she […]

No Comment / June 04, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

UPDATED: June Primary Election results

El Dorado County Elections’ officials have finished processing ballots for the June Primary. The semi-official report confirms that many incumbents will keep their jobs and a tight race lies ahead for two District 4 supervisor candidates. Results for local races are as follows: Superior Court Office 1 Vicki Ashworth: 51.0% David Combellack: 34% Joe Weinberger: 14.31% […]

No Comment / June 03, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Register for Emergency Notification System

Summer is on it’s way and with it comes the risk of wildland fires. Already throughout the state many lives and homes have been in danger due to wildland fires. If your home, or the home of someone you care for is at risk, will you be notified? Have you registered for emergency notifications through […]

No Comment / June 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Four earn Marina’s first ‘Mustang Pride’ award

The first Mustang Pride recipients are graduating eighth-graders Sarah Lundell, Emily Bobrowsky, Tyler Barth and Brycen Groess, left to right. The award recognizes outstanding scholarship, service and commitment. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

How does a school raise the bar when many students already excel academically and behaviorally? That was the “happy problem” Marina Village Middle School’s assistant principal Cindy Giove said staff faced until this year’s graduating eighth-grade class was challenged to earn the Mustang Pride award as incoming sixth graders. “It stretches students to have the […]

No Comment / June 02, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »