Senior Peer Counseling seeks volunteers

Facing the challenges of aging is difficult for many seniors in El Dorado County. El Dorado County’s Senior Peer Counselors program helps seniors by providing trained volunteers under professional guidance who offer lay counseling in a confidential, one-to-one setting. SPC volunteers encourage clients to discover their own answers to the issues that are common to […]

February 26, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Run for fine arts

Join the El Dorado County Office of Education in the first fundraiser run to benefit the Sugarloaf Station Foundation on March 29. Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp is supported by the Sugarloaf Station Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation that provides partial scholarships for campers. Runners will enjoy a part-paved, part-dirt, out and back course over what […]

February 19, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Buckeye Foundation offers students more

First the Buckeye Education Foundation raised funds for a designated PE teacher for its district’s elementary school students. Then it ensured greater access to the libraries at the eight school sites by funding library aides. Now the foundation is close to fulfilling another goal: All students in grades third through eighth will have access to a […]

February 12, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Wallace Fullerton joins EDH Fire Board

Retired Marysville police chief and former L.A. County sheriff’s lieutenant Wallace Fullerton has seen riots, natural disasters, contentious politics and more paperwork than one dares imagine. Now settled in El Dorado Hills, the 56-year-old retiree’s ready to roll up his sleeves for another round of public service — this time as the newest El Dorado […]

February 12, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Student of the Month: Evan Bagdis

Fifth-grader Evan Bagdis’ work ethic earned applause and more at last week’s Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills meeting. The Silva Valley Elementary School student received the Student of the Month award. Science and math are Evan’s favorite subjects and he also loves baseball, being both an A’s and Giants fan. Principal Kathy Holliman said […]

February 12, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Survey results coming soon

More than 2,000 El Dorado Hills residents participated in a survey to determine the future of their community.  Topics such as transportation, parks, trails and housing were addressed by the survey. El Dorado Hills residents are invited to a public meeting to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the El Dorado […]

February 12, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Enjoy the great outdoors with the American River Conservancy

The American River Conservancy has announced its spring excursions. Space is limited for many of the programs, so sign up as soon as possible. To register call the American River Nature Center at (530) 621-1224 or email Julie [email protected] Mountain Bike Clinic & Ride First Saturday of each month, March through May, 9 a.m. to noon […]

February 12, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,