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Assistant CAO moves up

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors announced its selection of Terri Daly as the new Chief Administrative Officer. “We are fortunate that Terri already has a proven track record of success as a county executive,” said Board of Supervisors Chair Norma Santiago. “Terri’s experience and get-it-done approach will serve the county well.” Daly has […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Library becomes dress factory

READY FOR THE CATWALK — Liv Bess, 4, models a pillowcase dress created during the first "Dress A Girl Around the World" sewing bee last Wednesday at the El Dorado Hills library. The dresses go to girls ages 4 to 12 who live in Third World countries.Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills librarian and seamstress Therese Schmidt imagines a world where every little girl owns at least one dress. Her mission is to replace the tattered and stained rags that many Third World girls wear with a clean, comfortable “pillowcase dress” and a dose of dignity and confidence. Schmidt organized the first El Dorado […]

3 Comments / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

El Dorado Transit posts holiday schedule

The El Dorado County Transit Authority announces it will operate the following schedule during the Christmas and New Year holidays: Thursday, Dec. 23 – Limited service The Saturday Express will operate its regular Saturday schedule; no other local fixed routes will operate. Limited Dial-A-Ride andADA complementary paratransit services will be available. Sacramento Commuter Route No. 6 will […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Civil Air Patrol squadron celebrates 30th anniversary with proclamation, awards

TOP HONORS — Eugene L. Carnahan Cadet Squadron 85'€™s 2010 Cadet Officer of the Year€“ C/1st Lt. Evan Yanagihara, left, and Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year C/2nd Lt. Mary Barb smile at the awards banquet. Photo by Capt. Aaron Yanagihara, CAP

PLACERVILLE — The Eugene L. Carnahan Cadet Squadron 85 celebrated its 30th anniversary with a celebratory awards banquet Saturday night at the Diamond Springs Mother Lode Lion’s Club facility. The event was attended by more than 100 guests and dignitaries from the community and the ranks of Civil Air Patrol, past and present. The evening started with […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Prevent a Christmas tree fire

Christmas trees can light up a room; however, if not properly taken care of they can spark dangerous fires. ThinkStock image

CAMINO — Christmas tree fires cause approximately 200 house fires each year in this country. There are very simple steps you can take to prevent this type of fire from happening to you. When you are ready to put up your tree, make a fresh cut at the base of the tree (a minimum of 2 […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Office of Education talks organization


The El Dorado County Office of Education will host an informational community forum on School District Organization on Monday, Jan. 10, in Conference Room B-2 at the Office of Education. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m., with the forum taking place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  This forum on School District Organization is designed as an […]

No Comment / December 02, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

CSD agrees to Waste Connections contract extension

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s public hearing to discuss its trash and recycling pickup contract with El Dorado Disposal Services resulted in a 13-year contract extension, which will likely bring El Dorado Hills’ contract into alignment with similar contracts in Cameron Park and Placerville. Alignment with the two other West Slope communities that enforce […]

No Comment / November 30, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »