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School board, community members recognized

At an awards ceremony the El Dorado County School Boards Association recently recognized school board and community members for their 2016 contributions. “Everyone here helps to foster the educational leadership that makes this county such a special place. Thank you and congratulations,” said County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ed Manansala, who facilitated the presentations. The keynote speaker of the […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Grants available for student tech

The El Dorado Community Foundation announces the Hearts & Minds Education Technology Fund grant opportunity for student technology programs on the Western Slope of El Dorado County. The mission of these funders is: “To provide students in El Dorado County with technology and tools necessary for success in the 21st century with an emphasis on vocational education and hands-on experiences […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Hometown Hero: Andrew Shoemaker

U.S. Air Force Airman Andrew R. Shoemaker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

APAC shares future projects

At the March 8 Area Planning Advisory Committee meeting, attendees got a heads-up on projects on the horizon. Mansour’s Town Center West project: Developer Tony Mansour is looking to add homes and mixed use retail to the area located west of Latrobe Road and north of White Rock Road, specifically that 20 to 25 percent of it […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: March 2-8

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: March 2 1:12 p.m. Deputies cited a 22-year-old man on suspicion of multiple vehicle code violations after a traffic stop on Green Valley Road. March 3 5:55 a.m. A commercial burglary was reported on Town Center Boulevard. 7:17 a.m. Deputies arrested a 62-year-old man […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Scout ensures flags get proper respect

Oak Ridge senior Benjamin Gross recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. For his Eagle project, Benjamin planned and led fellow Scouts and friends to build a flag retirement box for residents to drop off their old or tattered flags, which is now located inside the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Norm Rowett Pavilion. […]

January named woman of year

Calling it “a highlight” of her life, local historian and El Dorado Hills community advocate Betty January was honored as Assemblyman Kevin Kiley’s Woman of the Year earlier this month. January spent March 6 at the state Capitol along with 79 other women representing the state’s 80 Assembly districts. The 6th Assembly district is made up of […]

March 15, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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