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High school boundaries change, fight not over

The El Dorado Union High School district Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 10 to change high school boundaries for students living in El Dorado Hills. They made a 4-1 decision in favor of what was called option B2 at a special public workshop  last month. This would provide an optional attendance area between Ponderosa and […]

No Comment / February 12, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grace horses now available for adoption

Animal Services has more than 40 horses available for adoption. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Animal Services currently has 48 horses for adoption from the former Grace Foundation facility in El Dorado Hills. The horses are of various ages and breed. “These are beautiful animals,” said Alexis Shaw, operations manager of Animal Services. “Many are very friendly and enjoy being around people. But I do want to […]

No Comment / February 11, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Senior day care centers now accepting new members

El Dorado County Senior Day Care Services is now accepting new members for both of its sites in Placerville and El Dorado Hills. The centers offer quality care and activities for adults needing supervision during the day. “This is a great service for people struggling to find quality and affordable care for an aging parent […]

No Comment / February 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Senior can get a lift as soon as taxi service begins

An on-demand, subsidized taxi service will help El Dorado Hills seniors on the go. Beginning late spring or early summer, El Dorado Hills residents who are at least 60 years old or disabled may call a taxi in the contracted network and be taken door-to-door anywhere within the El Dorado Hills Community Services District. Passengers must register one […]

No Comment / February 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rolling log torches bedroom

A flaming log rolled out of the fireplace and caught the carpet and other items on fire at this Barcelona Court home. Courtesy photo

A Barcelona Court master bedroom suffered major damage after a burning log rolled out of the fireplace and the room caught fire. El Dorado Hills firefighters responded to the residential structure fire at approximately 10:29 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, according to Fire Marshal Mike Lilienthal. “The owner of the home was evacuated after he was found […]

No Comment / February 09, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Wanted by the FBI: High school juniors for Teen Academy

SACRAMENTO — Have you wondered if the TV shows featuring the Federal Bureau of Investigation are realistic? Are you curious about what it takes to be an FBI agent or member of the FBI’s professional staff? Do you wonder what case work is like? If you are a high school junior in the area served […]

No Comment / February 09, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Sensible development’ groups join forces, sue county

Calling it a final effort to “stop further abuse of discretionary power for the many (development) projects that lie ahead,” a coalition of slow-growth groups held their first organized meeting at El Dorado Hills Fire Station 85 last week to inform and rally the public. The hosts, under the name Citizens for Responsible Development in […]

3 Comments / February 09, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »