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Adamovich loves working at the school, taking photos in spare time

Adamovich loves working at the school, taking photos in spare time

EL DORADO HILLS CA - Ron Adamovich is a groundskeeper at Silva Valley Elementary School where you can either find him on a mowing tractor, dressed up in a red suit with a white beard or filling in as the crossing guard in the afternoon.

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber & William Jessup University Announce Recipient of $5,000 Scholarship

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber & William Jessup University Announce Recipient of  $5,000 Scholarship

The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with William Jessup University, announced today that Ruby Perez of Placerville is the recipient of an annual $5,000 scholarship to use toward her education at William Jessup University in Rocklin.   

“The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber is proud to partner with William Jessup University to offer this scholarship opportunity to Ruby Perez,” said Alice Perez (no relation), President and CEO of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “We hope that this scholarship brings Ruby closer to achieving her goal of obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies and one day fulfilling her dream of becoming a teacher.” 

Ruby has received over 60 awards for her academic achievements and was ranked among the top 30 students at Amador High School.

Lawsuit settled in favor of Skeel

Lawsuit settled in favor of Skeel

A lawsuit filed earlier this year by former El Dorado Hills Community Service District General Manager John Skeel has been settled.

Skeel was placed on paid leave just months after being hired.

He filed suit in El Dorado County Superior Court in April against the CSD and the five board members of the district citing breach of contract among other things....READ MORE

Rep. Tom McClintock seeks re-election to tackle country’s economic woes

Rep. Tom McClintock seeks re-election to tackle country’s economic woes

By Penne Usher, Telegraph Correspondent

Rep. Tom McClintock is running once again for the 4th Congressional District and said the economy should be top priority.

“The overriding issue facing our country is the economy and the damage that excessive spending is doing, not only to our prosperity, but to our security as our nation,” McClintock said in a recent phone interview. “Countries that bankrupt themselves aren’t around very long. Our country is at a crossroads right now.”

McClintock, a Republican, was first elected to the California Assembly when he was 26....READ MORE

Congressional challenger Jack Uppal says priority should be fostering job growth in the country

Congressional challenger Jack Uppal says priority should be fostering job growth in the country

By Penne Usher, Telegraph Correspondent

He came from India not knowing a word of English and in the years since has graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from MIT and is now running for a seat in the House of Representatives

Jack Uppal, 58, resides in Lincoln with Kate, his wife of 12 years who is also his campaign manager.

“I’ve engineered new products, helped new businesses launch their technology, and overseen and implemented annual budgets of over a billion dollars,” Uppal said. ...READ MORE

El Dorado Hills community mourns loss of Rubicon Trail crash victim

El Dorado Hills community mourns loss of Rubicon Trail crash victim

“I love to work and I really love to play. Keep up or get out of my way.”

Rachel Anne Gray wrote those words on her Facebook page. By all account the 21-year-old had a zest and passion for life, friends and fun. READ MORE...