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Fire threatens homes near Latrobe

A helicopter drops water on the burning brush. The fire was contained to 7 acres.

A fire made residents in the northeastern Latrobe area nervous as flames surged through dry vegetation Wednesday afternoon. “There were homes threatened at one point,” said Cal Fire public information officer Brice Bennett. “The fire moved really fast. So we ordered a lot.” Crews from Cal Fire, El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park responded to […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 11-17

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Mail found June 11: Mail was discovered on Marina Park Drive and returned to its owner. Meanwhile … June 11: More mail was stolen from a Blue Oak Court cluster mailbox and a box on Miller Road was vandalized. It’s unknown if any mail […]

Comments Off / June 18, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

A very American holiday

Valentine Daendliker, wrapped in a Swiss flag, admires Half Dome in Yosemite. Courtesy photo

When Valentine Daendliker celebrated her first Halloween, the Rotary Youth Exchange student from Switzerland couldn’t resist dressing up like Heidi. With her blonde hair and bright smile, no one could pull it off better. El Dorado Hills Rotarians saw that smile a lot over the past 10 months as Valentine, 18, embraced her American experience, which […]

Comments Off / June 15, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Jun 4-10

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Missing mail June 4: A Casina Place resident reported mail stolen. Too much June 5: Deputies arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication after reportedly finding him drunk in a Redwood Lane park. What’s this June 5: Someone found a baggie of marijuana […]

Comments Off / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange more than half way done

El Dorado Hills residents will see big changes this summer construction season, starting with a new road. Crews will use the warm weather and long, sunny days to complete the new Silva Valley Parkway and, before the first hint of fall arrives, drivers will travel on the new roadway over Highway 50. Completing the road is just […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Freehill brothers ride to glory

Nate and Ty Freehill practice for the upcoming motocross season. The El Dorado Hills borthers recently won first place in their respective categories at a national arenacross championship. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

Without a doubt, 11-year-old Ty Freehill wants to become a professional arenacross/motocross racer. His little brother Nate, 8, has racing dreams too. Both El Dorado Hills riders came one step closer to going pro last month when they earned first place in their respective age categories at the AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championships in Las Vegas. […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Raise a glass; help the community

Steve and Bea Grace, left, owners of Grace Patriot Wines in Placerville, share their top wines with Ginny and Chris Bayuk of Placerville during last year’s Wine at Town Center event. Grace Patriot and many other wineries will be back this year for the 20th annual Wine at Town Center fundraiser sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills. Photo by Laurie Edwards

Giving back to the community takes many forms. Some volunteer at a soup kitchen or senior center; some help their child’s teacher at school or host a bake sale to buy library books; and some raise a glass. Over the past 20 years, El Dorado County residents and other guests have raised their glasses and hundreds of […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2015 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »