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Folsom Pro Rodeo ready to ride

FOLSOM — Bucking bulls kicking their heels in the air throwing both dirt and cowboys is just part of the non-stop action at Folsom Pro Rodeo set for July 4, 5 and 6. Also packed into each evening is a high-flying motocross show, explosive fireworks, rodeo clown antics and live music. Fans will struggle to […]

No Comment / July 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Avoid a boating accident this 4th of July

SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Boating and Waterways reminds boaters to use caution on the water this 4th of July. DBW’s boating accident data shows that more boating accidents occur during this holiday than any other. Waterways are crowded and people boat in groups or with many people aboard their vessels. Distractions are numerous. “Operator inattention […]

No Comment / July 01, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Big Brothers Big Sisters gets big check

Waste Connections officials pose with Big Brothers Big Sisters staff and supporters in El Dorado Hills after BBBS received a $45,000 check from the trash service company. Courtesy photo

Last week El Dorado Disposal Service and Waste Connections Inc.  presented a $45,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County. The funds will be used to support a number of in-demand mentoring programs serving local children ages 5 to 18, and for recruiting and training adult volunteers. It is the largest individual donation […]

No Comment / July 01, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Storm heading to another championship

For the last five years The Sierra Valley Storm baseball program has developed ball players 9U to 14U from all over the Sacramento area. This year’s Storm 13s have certainly had more than their fair share of accomplishments. Last year they were the PONY Bronco U.S. Champions earning the opportunity to play in the National […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Beware of phone scam

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a new variation of phone scam that impersonates law enforcement. In this recent case, the caller portrayed himself as an FBI agent who claimed he has discovered you won a prize that was never awarded to you. The scammer then asks for money to be sent […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Barn cats benefit from Night of Caribbean Splendor

Pirates and barn cats will share more than just temperament this July as Animal Outreach hosts its evening extravaganza and fundraiser, “Barn Cats of the Caribbean,” Saturday, July 20, at the Cameron Park Community Center. The evening event is both a fundraiser for Animal Outreach’s Barn Cat Program and a celebration of the program’s third […]

No Comment / June 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

High school registration coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2013–14 school year. School will start on Thursday, Aug. 8. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School School location: 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com […]

No Comment / June 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »