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Oak Ridge student designs Placerville parklet

The Main Street Parklet will spring up in downtown Placerville this May. More than 1,700 voted for their favorite parklet proposals during the design competition’s selection period last month and Oak Ride High School student Emily Bobrowsky’s Main Street Parklet design came out on top. The announcement was made during a special event Tuesday night. “I see people […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Academic Decathlon: ORHS dethrones Ponderosa

Oak Ridge High School won the 35th annual El Dorado County Academic Decathlon on Saturday, besting five other teams and dramatically ending Ponderosa High School’s 24-year win streak. Oak Ridge, which hosted the competition, advances to the state finals in Sacramento at the end of March. Long time Oak Ridge coach Jeff Hassian was ecstatic following […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 19 8:18 a.m. Petty theft was reported on Powers Drive. 12:39 p.m. Mail theft was reported on El Nido Court. 4:14 p.m. A wallet was reported stolen in El Dorado Hills Town Center after the victim accidentally left it in a bathroom. Jan. […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Diligent decathletes prep for brainy brawl

In the world of Academic Decathlon you won’t see bone-crushing tackles or buzzer-beating three pointers. There are no trash-talking parents or bench-clearing brawls. Still, these events can be thrillingly competitive and require as much dedication and preparation as any sport. These intellectual gladiators train relentlessly, challenging themselves mentally the same way athletes do physically. Ponderosa […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Planners OK Bass Lake North development

A 90-home residential development within the Bass Lake Hills Specific Plan was approved by the El Dorado County Planning Commission at its Jan. 26 meeting. The 38.6 acre lot is located north of Highway 50, east of Bass Lake Road and bounded by Sienna Ridge Road to the west in El Dorado Hills. The developer, […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Hidahl revives EDH council

Less than a month into his four-year term representing District 1, Supervisor John Hidahl is making good on a campaign pledge to bring back the El Dorado Hills Community Council created by former supervisor Sam Bradley in the 1990s. For years many El Dorado Hills constituents have complained that they don’t have a voice when […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Development manager joins Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has named Valerie Piotrowski of El Dorado Hills as its new development manager. Piotrowski was the director of foundations and community relations for the Salvation Army, Del Oro Division, and served in the administrations of former California governors George Deukmejian and Pete Wilson as a senior-level communications […]

February 01, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,
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