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Connector JPA gets new executive director

MATHER — The Capital SouthEast Connector Joint Powers Authority Board of Directors on a unanimous vote has named Derek Minnema the agency’s new executive director. He replaces the retiring Tom Zlotkowski, who had served as executive director since 2008. Minnema previously led the delivery of dozens of Sacramento region transportation projects valued at more than […]

June 14, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Half marathon a hit

The Gold Country Half delivered El Dorado Hills’ inaugural half marathon with a combination of a strong hometown vibe and sense of community with first-class race operations and a talented elite field. Runners in the half marathon, 5k and Kid’s K gathered in the El Dorado Hills Town Center before heading out on the courses […]

Oak Ridge seniors earn chamber scholarships

This year the El Dorado Hills Chamber of Commerce awarded four scholarships of $750 each to graduates who plan to continue their education at a university, college or technical school. “It is such an honor to be able to bring a little support to these four El Dorado Hills students. We understand that they are […]

June 14, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Bank of America robbed

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials are searching for a man they say robbed the Bank of America on Park Drive in El Dorado Hills Tuesday afternoon.
At about 4:30 p.m. on June 6 a white male parked a newer white Ford F150 in front of …

Hometown Hero: Aaron Schley

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman Aaron E. Schley 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 […]

June 07, 2017 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Residents disagree on best plan for trail

Approximately 75 people attended a community stakeholder meeting Saturday morning to see if a consensus could be arrived at regarding the fate of a one-mile stretch of the New York Creek Trail.

In early 2017 the El Dorado Hills Community Services District, which owns and maintains the trail, sent notices to 20 homeowners who live between Jackson Elementary and Falkirk Way that the district would be widening the trail to 8 feet to safely make it multi-use while retaining the wooded characteristics of the area.

Guide dogs graduate, start new lives

El Dorado Second Sight Paws for the Blind, a puppy raising group for Guide Dogs for the Blind Inc., announces that since January of this year three of its pups have successfully completed all of their formal guide training and have graduated as professional Guide Dogs at the organization’s San Rafael campus. Lane, a black Labrador […]

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