Two Trojans headed to national speech & debate competition

Oak Ridge students Shaheryar Ajmal and Sanjay Raavi have won a bid to the National Speech & Debate Association’s national championship tournament to be held in Kansas City, Kan., this June. Students from 105 districts around the country will compete, representing all 50 states. This will be Shaheryar’s second national tournament. Competition for the local […]

April 16, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH pair indicted for alleged tax schemes

SACRAMENTO — A federal grand jury returned a 28-count indictment against Barbara Antonucci, 49, and Sherry Taggart, 54, both residents of El Dorado Hills, charging them with conspiracy to file false claims, filing false claims and aggravated identity theft, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, beginning in March 2008 and continuing […]

April 16, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Highway 50 to close Sunday for blasting

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement full closures of both directions of U.S. 50 between El Dorado Hills Boulevard and Bass Lake Road, as well as closures of the Latrobe Road onramp to eastbound U.S. 50, the Bass Lake Road onramp to westbound U.S. 50 and White Rock Road […]

April 11, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged

EDH Crime Watch: April 4-9

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: EID targeted April 4: A burglary was reported on EID property on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Close call April 4: An attempted burglary was reported on Golden Foothill Parkway. Lost April 5: A man reported losing his wallet on Bass Lake Road. Vandals strike […]

April 16, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

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 […]

April 09, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Essay contest winners celebrated

El Dorado County Democrats honored the three winners of the annual Fred Winn Democratic Party Essay Contest Saturday, and local Democrats no doubt cam away inspired by the trio of youngsters who wrote their award-winning opinion pieces. First-place winner Sanjay Raavi, a junior at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills, won $1,500 for penning […]

April 09, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Spots open for COOL School

The Rescue Union School District is accepting applications for the Rescue COOL School Virtual Academy for the 2014-15 school year. The COOL School is an innovative, online, independent study program for students in grades three through eight. The program’s 21st century technology engages students by offering differentiation through individual learning plans and by promoting subject mastery. […]

April 09, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,