CSD honors 25 year employee

Lead maintenance worker Dan Gothier was recognized for 25 years of service at the Aug. 8 El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meeting. The CSD employee reflected on the changes he’s seen since signing on as one of three CSD employees in the summer of 1988. “There were 14,000 people back then,” […]

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Collie gets a shot with the Niners

Austin Collie is fighting for his professional football life, vying for a spot on a San Francisco 49ers team that many believe will return to the Super Bowl next January. The former Oak Ridge standout is now 27. He gained a reputation for hard work, dependability and intelligence with the Indianapolis Colts in 2009, a […]

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Fist bumps, friendly faces mark Oak Ridge’s first day

Despite an enrollment of 2,470, Oak Ridge students experienced personal attention as they arrived for their first day of school Thursday. This warm welcome reflected the Respect for All program new Principal Paul Burke said will be at the core of the school’s culture for a second year. When students exited cars or first stepped […]

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Thomas to get prison diagnostic

Brandi Thomas, the woman convicted of a devastating DUI crash in El Dorado Hills that severely injured two bicyclists in 2008, will undergo an evaluation that will determine if she should be sent to prison. Thomas appeared in El Dorado County Superior Court last Wednesday, admitting to a probation violation. She faces seven years in state […]

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Crime Watch: Aug. 2-7

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Manual missing Aug. 2: A Concordia Drive resident awoke to the sound of his vehicle’s alarm and discovered a thief had ransacked the car and stole the owner’s manual. Vandals back Aug. 2: Vandalism was reported on Park Drive. Open door Aug. 2: Burglars […]

August 14, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Sons of Italy cookbook is mouth-watering

Cherished family recipes, helpful hints for cooking and presentation and the satisfaction of contributing to scholarships, the Canine Division of the El Dorado County Sheriff Office, and several foundations for medical research is what purchasers of the new Sons of Italy Cookbook receive. Not all the recipes in the cookbook are Italian, but all are […]

August 28, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Don’t move firewood

CAMINO — Cal Fire and the California Firewood Task Force are asking for the public’s help in preventing the devastating effects of non-native forest pests and diseases on our trees. The “Buy It Where You Burn It” campaign is reminding everyone to cut or buy firewood locally and use it locally. Additionally, if you plan on camping and traveling […]

October 16, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,