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Crib Notes: Teenage jobs offer more than pay

During a recent swim team practice, my attention strayed from my child in the pool to the teenage workforce that kept the community pool operating. Some teens lifeguarded, perched high above throngs of young swimmers with focused eyes and authoritative voices. More teenagers were in the water dressed in matching white swim shirts as they […]

Comments Off on Crib Notes: Teenage jobs offer more than pay / August 09, 2015 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

People talk: How confident are you that the president and Congress will pass an effective jobs plan?

 

Comments Off on People talk: How confident are you that the president and Congress will pass an effective jobs plan? / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buckeye Foundation saves jobs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — At the Buckeye Union School District Board of Trustees meeting held Aug. 17 the board voted to utilize a recent grant from the private Buckeye Education Foundation to reinstate district physical education (P.E.) and library positions previously cut for the 2011-12 school year. “Thanks to the generosity of our community’s gifts to […]

Comments Off on Buckeye Foundation saves jobs / August 22, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Town Center West project previewed

Brian Holloway presented a conceptual review of a proposed project in El Dorado Hills Town Center West on behalf of the Mansour Company at the March 7 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting. As a planned development, Holloway, principal with the Holloway Land Company, described a residential buildout of approximately 200 homes on approximately […]

No Comment / March 15, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes chair delivers ‘State of the County’

It wasn’t long after the men’s singing group The Dynamix had harmonized Friday about a man wooing a woman, telling her that he has no money — but has love in his heart — that El Dorado County Board of Supervisors Chair Shiva Frentzen took the microphone during an annual business luncheon to say the […]

No Comment / March 13, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Supes confirm Dixon Ranch denial

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors reaffirmed its decision to deny the Dixon Ranch development on Feb. 28 as findings behind the project’s rejection were presented to the board for consideration. The project off Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills was to include 605 homes with approximately 160 of them restricted to older adults. The board […]

No Comment / March 06, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Damned if we don’t

The close call in Oroville — an emergency spillway on the brink of failure and the poorly executed evacuation of nearly 200,000 people — should be a wake-up call for our leaders in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. The country’s infrastructure is literally crumbling underneath its citizens’ feet. One day soon we fear a scary situation such as […]

1 Comment / March 01, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »



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