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Kindergarten, Transitional K enrollment to begin in Buckeye

Buckeye Union School District announces that beginning Feb. 4, Kindergarten and Transitional Kindergarten (formerly known as “Junior Kindergarten”) registration for the 2014-15 school year will be accepted at all of its elementary schools — Buckeye in Shingle Springs, (530) 677-2277; Blue Oak and Blue Oak Montessori in Cameron Park, (530) 676-0164; William Brooks in El […]

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

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 16-20

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Surprise intruder Jan. 16: A Hensley Circle resident reported that someone attempted to break into her home while she was at home. Weapon on campus Jan. 17: A 13-year-old boy received a citation for allegedly bringing a razor blade to his Francisco Drive school. […]

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Hometown hero: Dylan Cole

Army Pvt. Dylan D. Cole has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.  The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Flu claims El Dorado County resident

El Dorado County health officials have confirmed an influenza-related fatality in a county resident, an adult who resided on the county’s western sope. This is the first confirmed flu-related fatality in El Dorado County this flu season. “It’s important for everyone to know that it is the beginning of the flu season in California and […]

Comments Off / January 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 9-15

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Botched theft Jan. 9: Someone tried to steal a vehicle parked on Hidden Bridge Drive. Car trouble Jan. 9: A thief broke into a vehicle parked on Alexandra Drive and stole several items. Corporate theft Jan. 9: A Blue Shield employee allegedly stole several […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Shane Rogers keeps fighting

The Rogers family continues to fight leukemia, staying positive and focused. Courtesy photo

Since his cancer diagnosis in the summer of 2012 third-grader Shane Rogers and his family have kept their eyes on the prize — stay the course and knockout leukemia one strong punch at a time. Back pain during a family reunion led to the shocking news the otherwise vibrant boy had Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia — […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Library unveils county history kiosk

Brooks Elementary student Alex Brown, 9, explores El Dorado County's history at the new interactive kiosk at the El Dorado Hills Library. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The El Dorado County Library System was awarded a sizeable grant from the NorthNet Library System, a cooperative of all libraries in Northern California, to create its own “Touch the Past” interactive digital kiosk. The $12,000 kiosk features a video screen and eight interactive cells that, with a wave of the hand, each relay seven […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »