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Neighbors oppose trail upgrade

When neighbors backing up to sections of New York Creek Nature Preserve received a letter from the El Dorado Hills Community Services District on Jan. 18 stating that imminent work would begin between the end of January and early March, weather permitting, to widen portions of the dirt trail between Jackson Elementary and the CSD […]

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Local students tackle app challenge

A group of local high school students recently won an app development competition at California State University, Sacramento. Their app “Bloom” took first place out of a field of 50 other high school teams. Sam Arcangel, a senior at Ponderosa High School, spoke with Cameron Park Life about his team’s accomplishment. “For me it started with […]

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Oak Ridge student designs Placerville parklet

The Main Street Parklet will spring up in downtown Placerville this May. More than 1,700 voted for their favorite parklet proposals during the design competition’s selection period last month and Oak Ride High School student Emily Bobrowsky’s Main Street Parklet design came out on top. The announcement was made during a special event Tuesday night. “I see people […]

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Academic Decathlon: ORHS dethrones Ponderosa

Oak Ridge High School won the 35th annual El Dorado County Academic Decathlon on Saturday, besting five other teams and dramatically ending Ponderosa High School’s 24-year win streak. Oak Ridge, which hosted the competition, advances to the state finals in Sacramento at the end of March. Long time Oak Ridge coach Jeff Hassian was ecstatic following […]

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EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 19 8:18 a.m. Petty theft was reported on Powers Drive. 12:39 p.m. Mail theft was reported on El Nido Court. 4:14 p.m. A wallet was reported stolen in El Dorado Hills Town Center after the victim accidentally left it in a bathroom. Jan. […]

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Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl

In the world of Academic Decathlon you won’t see bone-crushing tackles or buzzer-beating three pointers. There are no trash-talking parents or bench-clearing brawls. Still, these events can be thrillingly competitive and require as much dedication and preparation as any sport. These intellectual gladiators train relentlessly, challenging themselves mentally the same way athletes do physically. Ponderosa […]

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Planners OK Bass Lake North development

A 90-home residential development within the Bass Lake Hills Specific Plan was approved by the El Dorado County Planning Commission at its Jan. 26 meeting. The 38.6 acre lot is located north of Highway 50, east of Bass Lake Road and bounded by Sienna Ridge Road to the west in El Dorado Hills. The developer, […]

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