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Mather airport expansion moves forward

Now is the time to comment on Sacramento County’s Mather Airport 20-year-development plan — a proposal to turn the former Air Force base-turn-private airport into a premier cargo hub facility for the entire Pacific Rim region. The plan’s revised Draft Environmental Impact Report is available for public review. The Mather Review Subcommittee, acting under the larger El […]

4 Comments / April 07, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Latrobe annexation moving forward

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annexation of the Latrobe Fire Protection District continues to progress, with the process now in the hands of El Dorado County’s Local Agency Formation Commission. Earlier this year, the El Dorado Hills and Latrobe fire boards voted to proceed with annexation. If all goes as planned, El Dorado Hills would […]

No Comment / March 24, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Andrea Howard receives master’s degree

Andrea Howard recently graduated with honors and received her Master of Science Degree in Urban Land Development at California State University, Sacramento. For the past two years she has worked full time at Parker Development Company while attending classes and serving on several professional, charitable and citizen’s advisory committees in El Dorado County. She was […]

No Comment / February 19, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Oak Ridge grad awarded visual arts grant

"The Night Mare" by Bryan Valenzuela

Oak Ridge High School graduate Bryan Valenzuela was awarded $5,000 in recognition of his exceptional talent and demonstrated ability by The Leff-Davis Fund for Visual Artists. “Being a professional artist isn’t necessarily a traditional route with clear sign posts. There’s a lot of feeling your way in the dark, piecing together a living from various […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Roebbelen employee earns safety award

Dana Lahargoue, Corporate Safety Director of Roebbelen Contracting Inc. in El Dorado Hills, was awarded the 2013 CEA Leadership in Safety Award by the Construction Employers Association. The award was presented on Jan. 14 in Concord at the CEA annual general membership dinner. “CEA is proud to recognize Dana for her outstanding efforts in promoting […]

No Comment / January 26, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Sky Mote awarded Navy Cross

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky Mote

Marine Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote will posthumously receive the Navy Cross for extreme heroism. Mote, 27, was one of three Marines killed on Aug. 10, 2012, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, by a supposed Afghan ally. The Navy Cross is the second highest military decoration for valor awarded to a member of the United States […]

1 Comment / January 15, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Tahoe watercraft inspection program continues to ward off invasive species

LAKE TAHOE — According to watercraft inspection data and scientific reports, Lake Tahoe’s waters remain free of new invasive species introductions, which are major threats to the overall health of Lake Tahoe and surrounding water bodies. During the 2013 boating season Tahoe Resource Conservation District watercraft inspectors performed more than 7,000 new inspections. In total, […]

No Comment / January 07, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

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