Parents, teachers rally for smaller classes, better pay

Emotions ran high at last week’s Rescue Union School District board meeting where parents and teachers implored the five-person board not to lay off more teachers, but instead spend some of the district’s surplus funds to save jobs and give all teachers a pay raise. Fourteen of the lowest tenured, or non-tenured, teachers in the district received pink […]

April 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: April 4-10

The following information is from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Stolen April 4: A grand theft was reported on Bailey Court. Recreational break-in April 4: Someone possibly broke into an RV parked on Bass Lake Road. Sliced April 4: A 19-year-old man reported a that a delivery driver cut him with a surgical blade while […]

April 17, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

STARs here to help

With the summer months approaching, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Team of Active Retirees (STARS) would like to let community members know about two programs that could assist citizens away from their homes and on vacation. The STARS Unit provides training, literature and outlines in Neighborhood Watch to assist communities in establishing their own programs. The unit will […]

May 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Better together: a community vision

El Dorado Hills community leaders invite the public to help develop community vision and create a community projects launching pad. An 11-member council representing a cross-section of El Dorado Hills will host the inaugural CEDAC-EDH Better Together public meeting at the Community Services District pavilion at 6:30 p.m. on April 18. Organizers expect a big […]

April 10, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Putting her best paw forward

At just 12 weeks old Brunei, a yellow Lab, shows just how smart she is. She gets good marks for potty training, comes when she’s called, sits by trainer Karrie Kinsella’s side, greets without jumping and knows to stay off the furniture. All these skills are necessary for the pup, who’s training to become a […]

April 10, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Six arrested at two marijuana dispensaries

Five arrests were made when search warrants were served on April 4 centered around the sale of marijuana at two businesses. The three-month investigation into a conspiracy to sell marijuana looked at River City Wellness, also known as Right Choice Wellness, in Cameron Park and C4C Wellness in Shingle Springs. Both were operated by David […]

April 10, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Former DA gets a DUI

A former district attorney was arrested on March 30 for allegedly driving while under the influence. At 3:45 a.m., an El Dorado County Deputy Sheriff stopped a black Hyundai Sonata for impeding traffic on El Dorado Hills Boulevard south of Highway 50 in El Dorado Hills, a press release from the California Highway Patrol states. […]

April 10, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,