EDH woman appointed to EDD

El Dorado Hills resident Sharon Hilliard, 48, was recently appointed as chief deputy at the California Employment Development Department by Gov. Jerry Brown. Hilliard, who has worked for EDD her entire career, will earn $128,064 in the new position. The El Dorado Hills woman said she started with EDD at the age of 17 when […]

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Tahoe updates watercraft inspection program

LAKE TAHOE — The Tahoe Regional Planning Agency’s Governing Board approved  an annual update to the Aquatic Invasive Species Watercraft Inspection Program during their January meeting on Wednesday.  The approval  keeps nearly all boater fees the same and improves efficiency of service at watercraft inspection stations around the Basin in an effort to keep the $1.4 […]

February 06, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Officials, law enforcement discuss school safety

On Jan. 16 Dr. Vicki Barber, El Dorado County Superintendent of Schools, and El Dorado County school district superintendents met with local law enforcement agencies to continue collaborative efforts regarding school safety.  Sheriff John D’Agostini, Placerville Chief of Police George Nielson, South Lake Tahoe Chief of Police Brian Uhler and El Dorado County District Attorney […]

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Rescue USD opens kindergarten registration

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular kindergarten, junior (transitional) kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2013-2014 school year. Registration will begin Feb. 1. Enrollment packets and transfer request forms will be available to parents at all school sites beginning Monday, Jan 28.    Students must be 5 years of age on or before […]

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Mike Lilienthal loves to lead

Mike Lilienthal knows the exact day he questioned his decision to become a firefighter: Feb. 6, 1997. Just three months after taking a job with the Stockton Fire Department he and fellow firefighters responded to a residential structure fire with an elderly victim trapped inside. Firefighters rushed in and, Lilienthal recalled, “As I was walking […]

January 30, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 17-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Locked or not? Jan. 17: A theft victim reported a grand theft from a possibly unlocked vehicle parked on Stratford Circle. Can’t get away Jan. 19: An 18-year-old man was cited after he allegedly tried to steal alcohol from a Francisco Drive store. Lights […]

January 30, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Lindsay’s got spirit

Twice a week Lindsay Lee wakes up at 6 a.m. for her “dreaded” lifting and endurance workouts — part of the 18-year-old University of Colorado cheerleader’s practices. Some may see this, plus three more days of three-hour practices, as deal-breaking sacrifice; Lee considers cheerleading a confidence booster that has helped smooth her transition from an […]

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