Preventing dog bites: Safety reminders for everyone

With warmer weather and increased outdoor activities throughout the County, El Dorado County Animal Services is sharing safety tips with the public to prevent dog bites. According to Animal Services Chief, Henry Brzezinski, 300 to 400 dog bites typically occur in El Dorado County each year; most of these are avoidable. Brzezinski emphasized it is […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

The Science Olympiad expands the mind

Sheldon and Leonard pay attention — 15 sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth-grade scientists are sharpening their brains and expanding their creativity to blow the Big Bang Theory and other science concepts right out of the water. Rolling Hills Middle School’s 2014 Science Olympiad team meets every Thursday after school with advisor Ryan Rutkin. At home, […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Rescue school district ready to buy Bass Lake

The Board of Trustees for the Rescue Union School District voted unanimously (5-0) to proceed with the purchase of the Bass Lake Property from the El Dorado Irrigation District for the sum of $300,000 during the board’s general meeting on May 13. “The Bass Lake Property includes approximately 57 acres of land and Bass Lake,” […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Go ‘blue’ at EDH farm

Three to four weeks a year are optimal for blueberry picking at one El Dorado Hills farm — a short window to gather those “blue jewels” as owners Mike and Janet Suttles like to call their cherished crop at Once in a Blue Moon Berries. Now in its fifth season, the one-acre blueberry farm nestled […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Updated: Bodies found in Folsom Lake

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials announced that searchers have found the bodies of all four men who went missing after a May 10 Folsom Lake boating accident. The deceased were identified as Toby Strauch, 54; Gerald Jacobs, 53; and James Andrew Strauch, 47; and Jon Smith, 48.James Andrew Strauch was found on May 16, Jacobs […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Event aims to recruit more business

“Business is open in El Dorado Hills and El Dorado County,” said El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Debbie Manning about the inaugural Elevate to El Dorado event last Thursday. The chamber partnered with El Dorado County and the El Dorado Hills Community Foundation to host the information and networking gathering in […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Help needed for Safe and Sober Grad Night

Parent chaperones and gift card donations are needed to make Oak Ridge’s 2014 Safe and Sober Grad Night a success. “We need underclass parents to chaperone Grad Night (on May 30) because senior parents will be busy watching their grads graduate and will most likely have family to entertain,” said event coordinator Venitia Talbott. “Oak […]

May 21, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,