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Latrobe annexation gets BOS OK

With a key piece of the the puzzle in place, the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annexation of the Latrobe Fire District moves forward. Last month the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors unanimously supported the annexation and adjusted the Assembly Bill 8 tax rate for parcels within the now-dissolved Latrobe district to match the rate El […]

Comments Off / June 26, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Crime Watch: June 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not again! June 19: A catalytic converter was stolen from a truck parked on Town Center Boulevard. The victim reported that this was the second time someone stole this vehicle part since he bought the truck. Phone swiped June 19: An unidentified woman stole […]

Comments Off / June 26, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

High school registration

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2014–15 school year. School will start on Thursday, Aug. 7. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 orhsonline.com The Counseling […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

5 hurt in hay fire

Fire crews quickly extinguished a hay fire at Lee’s Feed and Western Store in Shingle Springs on June 22 but not before five people suffered injuries. Victims received medical aid for smoke inhalation and minor burns. About 450 hay bales, about $10,000 worth, were destroyed in the blaze and the business’ commercial building was also damaged. […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: June 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Graffiti attack June 1: A Durock Road business owner reported that someone spray-painted graffiti on a building and vehicles. All for 27 cents? June 1: Deputies arrested a 23-year-old many who allegedly stole 27 cents worth of merchandise from a Cameron Park Drive business. […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

EDH senior care facility approved

The El Dorado County Planning Commission approved plans for a new residential senior care facility in El Dorado Hills at its June 12 meeting. To be located on a 20.3-acre site on the south side of Town Center Boulevard near the intersection of Latrobe Road, the proposed facility includes a 114,000-square-foot, three-story building consisting of 130 […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

H4H reaches out to foster teens

The Hands4Hope Youth Board hosted its third annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser benefitting the Foster Family and Adoptive Services program's high school seniors. The ?event raised $3600, $2700 of which was donated to the beneficiary, with the remainder being used by the Youth Board for additional outreach projects. Pictured top row, right to left: Haley Leholta, Samantha Hodson, Erica Lautrup, Jamin Sagay, Eden Broughton, Julia Phillips and Suzy McLoed  (of Foster Family Adoption Services); bottom row, right to left: Ameshah Prabaharan, Brianna Lauren, Niagara Pal, Noopur Khachane and Katie Hasko. Courtesy photo

The third annual Hands4Hope Youth Board Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser held earlier this spring was a huge success, raising $3600 for Foster Family and Adoption Services and other H4H Youth Board projects. The Youth Board chose Foster Family Services after listening to speakers from two local agencies and feeling a connection with the struggles of teen foster children. […]

Comments Off / June 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »