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Head for the heavenly haven — it’s Apple Hill time

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As last year’s King Fire tightened its grip on El Dorado County, the members of the Apple Hill Growers Association suffered under its stranglehold. Not this time, vows Bodhaine Ranch owner Mei Lin Martini. “Labor Day weekend is going to be good,” she said, drawing a nod from husband Paul Martini. “Last year during September […]

No Comment / September 06, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Free Apple Hill Shuttle hitting the road

El Dorado Transit will operate the free Apple Hill Shuttle every Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 6-28. Parking for the shuttle services will be available at two locations: Schnell School in Placerville and the U.S. Forest Service Ranger Station, just off Highway 50, on Eight Mile Road in Camino. […]

Comments Off / September 25, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills businesses say ‘no’ to selling alcohol to minors

The El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition partnered with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office to conduct their annual Alcohol Compliance Checks or “Sting Operation” this summer. Led by Officer Daryl Miller, the teen decoys visited 12 local alcohol retail outlets and were happy to report that there were no retail sales of alcohol to minors this year. […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wrestling Prep relocates to El Dorado Hills

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Inside the Urban Sprawl Academy on a warm, summer night, close to 200 youngsters and high school students displayed their wrestling talents for one of the country’s elite organizations. Wresting Prep, a nationally renowned organization that recently moved from San Jose to El Dorado Hills, contributes to the growth of individual wrestling abilities of each […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Blueberries are the new apple

Blueberry — the new apple — according to members of the Apple Hill Growers. Big, blue, bursting with flavor berries are ripening at the Apple Hill Grower ranches signaling the beginning of the summer fruit season. With the bluing of the berries, berry-picking season is officially under way. Visitors are invited to grab buckets, hats […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Genius at work: Golden Hills students earn bronze at Science Olympiad

The Golden Hills Science Olympiad team did well at a recent competition. Pictured from left to right: Nikki Wooster, Aryan Saini , Joshua Croel, Brandon Pak, Ansh Naveen, Karmann Saini, Megan Van der Veer, Lillian Emami, Taylor Thue, Allison Jolly, Alex Manuselis, Jack Willis and Samantha Abrams. Courtesy photo

Golden Hills School students brought home an impressive third place team trophy from the Sacramento Elementary Science Olympiad tournament recently held at Mira Loma High School in Sacramento. The Science Olympiad, which celebrates its 31st anniversary this year, is one of the largest and oldest science competitions in the country. Golden Hills School students in third through sixth grade […]

1 Comment / March 30, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition supports youth

Did you know that 11 percent of youth in ninth grade and 31 percent in 11th grade (almost 1 of every 3) in El Dorado Hills admitted to drinking alcohol in the last 30 days? And that 18 percent of 11th-graders (almost 1 of every 5) either drove after drinking or were a passenger in a car of a drinking driver […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2014 | Posted in Life in the Hills | Read More »

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