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Scout has song in her heart

Brienne White has a passion for music. By the age 4 she had already learned how to play the piano and 10 years later her musical talents have grown to include the guitar, ukulele, banjo, bass and mandolin.

Brienne also performs in the front ensemble of her high school marching band and is a Girl Scout in Troop 379. She is currently working on obtaining the Girl Scout Gold Award, considered the highest achievement in Girl Scouting.

Supervisors get preview of proposed project

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors hosted a conceptual review of a proposed housing development between Rescue and Cameron Park on May 23. Shore Springs Partners based in Palo Alto introduced Pomerol Vineyard Estates, a medium- to high-density residential subdivision on 130 acres north of Green Valley Road on the site of the former […]

June 06, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Tribe settles lawsuit against gas station project

A lawsuit brought against the local Miwok tribe’s latest development was settled one day before El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Warren Stracener was to hear merits of the case. For several months the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians and El Dorado Council Inc. have been engaged in negotiations over the project off Shingle Springs Drive. Information released by […]

June 06, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Hometown Hero: Austin Thomas

U.S. Air Force Airman Austin J. Thomas graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

May 31, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: May 18-23

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: May 18 2:10 p.m. Petty theft was reported on Lassen Lane. 2:19 p.m. A burglary was reported on Thalassa Court. 4:45 p.m. Deputies cited a 38-year-old woman on suspicion of battery after a fight on Pemberton Way. 8:20 p.m. Deputies responded to a verbal […]

May 31, 2017 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Mega marathon man

David Norris would have been happy to conquer a seemingly impossible task without fanfare. The retired father of three and soon to be grandfather quietly set out to run seven marathons in seven days in seven states earlier this month, but by the time he returned to El Dorado Hills the rocks were painted for him, news outlets were calling and his wife Nina had nicknamed him Superman.

Norris ran his first marathon, the Dallas Marathon, years ago with his now 29-year-old daughter Brittany and after the experience decided to put it on his bucket list to run a marathon in all 50 states.

Swart signs off as superintendent

A native Michigander from the Upper Peninsula, little did David Swart know he’d end up out west, leading the K-8 Rescue Union School District where he’d cap a career in education spanning more than 40 years. One of four siblings, Swart said three of them ended up in education careers. “It came by naturally,” he […]

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