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Student of the Month

The Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills recently celebrated Marcella Bernal Garcia as January’s Student of the Month. The William Brooks Elementary School fifth-grader enjoys running when she’s not excelling in the classroom. Teacher Amy Allison called Marcella “very positive” and said the youngster dedicates a lot of time to learning. “I don’t think there’s any […]

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

Judge Brooks still off the bench

El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Nelson Brooks was sworn in for another six-year term earlier this month but hasn’t donned his robe or used his gavel since Aug. 8, 2016, when his court calendar was cleared. Tania Ugrin-Capobianco, court executive officer in El Dorado County Superior Court’s South Lake Tahoe Division, told the Mountain […]

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

New leader steers senior center forward

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District has hired Rebecca Todd to be supervisor of the Moni Gilmore Senior Center, replacing Janet Kenneweg, who opened the center in 2006 and retired in November. Todd may be new to the role but she is no stranger to the EDHCSD. “I started working for the El Dorado […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 13-18

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Jan. 13 12:09 p.m. A veterinarian reported that a pet dog was likely shot and injured on Screech Owl Court. 2:04 p.m. Vandalism was reported on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. 7:53 p.m. A suspicious subject was seen on Arches Avenue. Jan. 15 9:07 a.m. […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Volunteer Roppolo hangs up his fire hat

For 38 years Mike Roppolo slept with a pager on his nightstand. The volunteer lieutenant with the El Dorado Hills Fire Department for the last 23 years and Cal Fire for 15 years before that was ready at a moment’s notice. Earthquakes, floods, plane crashes, car wrecks, riots, fires … you name it, he’s responded — […]

January 24, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Charter school supporters rally behind academy

Supporters of Roseville-based John Adams Academy would like to see another transitional kindergarten through grade 12 campus open in El Dorado Hills, but after Buckeye Union School District denied a charter petition request in late 2016 supporters have appealed to the El Dorado County Office of Education to open a school in the El Dorado […]

January 25, 2017 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Teen murder suspect in court

The 16-year-old boy accused of murder made his first appearance in the El Dorado County Juvenile Court on Monday, Jan 23. The victim was also identified by law enforcement. El Dorado County sheriff’s Sgt. Tasha Thompson confirmed the victim’s identity as Shingle Springs resident Dianna Redmon, 65. Officials have not yet released how she died. […]

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