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High school district grapples with enrollment issues

Oak Ridge only school with projected growth There was no discussion and only a few questions after the presentation of a 10-year SchoolWorks study on enrollment projections for El Dorado Unified High School District at the Nov. 18 meeting. The Board of Trustees has heard it before as the district has been in a slow, […]

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Rescue woman appointed to private security review board

Last year when Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Susan Tallent Johnson of Rescue to the California Department of Consumer Affairs Dental Hygiene Committee, Johnson was delighted. But, this November when Johnson was appointed to the California Private Security Disciplinary Review Committee, North, she was especially excited. “This was the committee I applied for in the beginning, ” […]

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Supes place ‘purple petition’ on November 2016 ballot

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to forward a measure regarding local land use to the next statewide election scheduled for November 2016. The board chambers were nearly full for a special meeting Nov. 21 to hear arguments for and against adoption of  “Initiative 5 Retain El Dorado County’s Current Zoning and […]

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Student of the Month: Cassidy Jones

Buckeye Union Superintendent David Roth, Rescue Union Superintendent David Swart, Marina VIllage Principal George Tapanes, Student of the Month Cassidy Jones, proud parents Chris and Melissa Jones, brother Brent Jones (front) and grandma Shirley Jensen, left to right, pose for a photo after Cassidy receives her award. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Called a great leader, focused and enthusiastic, Cassidy Jones received applause and accolades at the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills’ meeting last week. The student of the month attends Marina Village Middle School and has impressed all her teachers there. “Cassidy is proof that an open mind (and) positive work ethic can accomplish anything,” said Marina Principal […]

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Stay safe this Thanksgiving

Never leave the house when your Thanksgiving turkey is in the oven. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department would like remind the community to keep safe this Thanksgiving. Here are some fire safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association: • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food. • Stay in the home when […]

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PG&E offers free furnace inspections, gas pilot relights

SACRAMENTO — With winter nearing and nighttime temperatures beginning to cool, Pacific Gas and Electric Company encourages customers to call 1-800-PGE-5000 now to schedule an appointment to turn on furnace pilot lights for winter and check natural gas appliances for safety and efficiency. “We want every family that we serve to be safe and warm […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 13-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Burgled Nov. 13: A residential burglary was reported on Brisbane Circle. Deputies collected evidence from the scene that could help identify the suspect(s). Contrite burglar Nov. 14: A Yellowstone Court resident reported that his son broke a window and entered the home, where the suspect […]

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