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Sac museums get into the holiday spirit

Check out unique and beautiful gingerbread houses at the Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum, Dec. 5-21. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — Imagine. Explore. Discover. In addition to its fascinating Gold Rush past, the Sacramento area is rich with an amazing array of state-of-the-art museums and historic sites that offer visitors the chance to explore California’s fine art, history, science and wildlife treasures all year long.  In December, many of the 30 members of Sacramento […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2014 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Hometown Heroes

Air Force Airman 1st Class Cory M. Brundage 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 earn four credits toward an associate in […]

Comments Off / November 25, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Stay safe this Thanksgiving

Never leave the house when your Thanksgiving turkey is in the oven. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Fire Department would like remind the community to keep safe this Thanksgiving. Here are some fire safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association: • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stovetop so you can keep an eye on the food. • Stay in the home when […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDCOE collecting coats for El Dorado County students

Colder weather is here. The El Dorado County Office of Education Coat Drive makes sure students stay warm throughout the county. Through its annual coat drive, EDCOE is accepting donations of new coats – infant to adult sizes. Coats may be dropped off before Dec. 12 at the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

9th-graders invited to consider Union Mine

The El Dorado Union High School District announces that limited open enrollment at Union Mine High School for the 2015-16 school year will be offered to incoming ninth-grade students who reside within the El Dorado Union High School District attendance boundaries. The enrollment projection for the school’s permanent capacity will allow for 35 transfers. Applicants […]

Comments Off / November 20, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hands4Hope collects ton of food, literally

Andrea, Desiree and Hudson Clark hosted a food drive in their Stonebriar Neighborhood as part of Hands4Hope's efforts to help the Twin Lakes Food Bank. Courtesy photo

During the last two weeks of October, Hands4Hope hosted a fall food drive to benefit Twin Lakes Food Bank in Folsom, which provides services to people in need from El Dorado Hills to Orangevale. “The generosity of this community will be able to help so many families in need,” wrote Twin Lakes Food Bank Director Tammy […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

King Fire stabilization projects Under way

PLACERVILLE — The Eldorado National Forest received $3,117,177 for emergency land stabilization activities on federal lands burned by the King Fire. The funds will be used to reduce risks of increased flooding and mud/debris flows. “The first step in helping the burned land recover was to assess the emergency work that needs to be completed before […]

Comments Off / November 09, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »