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Green Springs Ranch has fun history

Green Springs Ranch is one of the oldest documented pioneer settlements in El Dorado County, according to the Rescue Historical Society, which traces the community’s roots to Rufus Hitchcock’s Green Springs House — an inn and supply stop established in 1848 along the Old Coloma Road, a portion of which is still visible from the […]

No Comment / November 15, 2010 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rolling Hills team shows compassion, love in the time of cholera

SAVING LIVES —€” Nurse Jill Gambetta, Dr. Dario Gambetta and Dr. Guy Guilfoy, left to right, tend to 12-year-old Jude, a severely ill patient whose serious condition brought to light the cholera outbreak in Haiti's northwest region. Photo by Nick Sharples

Rolling Hills Christian Church parishioners have seen poverty. But never like this. They’ve worked long hours. But never like this. People have touched their hearts. But never like this. One week in Haiti forever changed 60 volunteers who set out on one mission but, as God works in mysterious ways, something completely different happened. On […]

No Comment / November 15, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hot tamale! Scouts launch tasty fundraiser

By Devin McDonald Scouts from El Dorado Hills Venturing Crew 454, a co-ed branch of the Boy Scouts of America, are selling delicious, fresh tamales to help raise funds to attend Philmont Scout Ranch this summer. Philmont, located in New Mexico, is a 137,000-acre Scout camp famous for its rugged mountain backpacking; it is considered […]

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CSD set to discuss assessment overcharge claims

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District was the subject of a recent newspaper article regarding assessments for the Wild Oaks Park Lighting and Landscape Assessment District wherein resident activist John Everett claimed the CSD overcharged residents. Upon request of the CSD board’s Administration and Finance committee, CSD finance office staff, assessment engineer, and legal counsel, have reviewed the formation […]

No Comment / November 12, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge grad makes the grade at CHP academy

Officer Brian Guthrie

Brian Guthrie of Placerville has successfully completed California Highway Patrol cadet training. He was assigned to duty at the CHP’s Hayward area office. Cadet training included vehicle patrol, accident investigation, first aid, apprehension and arrest of suspected violators, including those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Training also included traffic control, report […]

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Seesawing CSD race still undecided

Bill Vandegrift, left, and Chuck Hammond await the outcome of the Nov. 2 election. One will be names an El Dorado Hills Community Services District director

For Bill Vandegrift and Chuck Hammond Election Day has lasted a bit longer than the normal 24 hours. The two El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors candidates are locked in a race still too close to call. The most recent county Elections Department update has Vandegrift leading by 21 votes but about […]

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Supermarket fundraiser = money for schools

Randy Wehman, store director at Nugget Markets in El Dorado Hills, presents Buckeye Education Foundation's Jack Peterson with a $2,500 check as part of the recent matching funds drive hosted by Nugget and Food4Less. In total, the two-week drive raised $5,397 for local Buckeye Union schools. Photo by Lynn Machon

SHINGLE SPRINGS – A representative from Nugget Market and Food 4 Less presented an oversized check for $2,500 to the Buckeye Education Foundation on Nov. 5 — the result of a successful fundraising partnership. During a two-week matching fund drive held Oct. 20 to Nov. 3 guests at both Nugget Market in El Dorado Hills […]

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