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Tree lighting this Saturday

The Christmas Tree is lit at El Dorado Hills Town Center on Nov. 24, 2012.

The community is once again invited to the annual Holiday Tree Lighting event at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The Nov. 30 celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. with a merchant open house, where families will enjoy food, beverages and holiday entertainment. The first 125 kids to arrive will be invited to play the “Stuff Your Stocking” game, where children visit participating businesses to fill […]

Comments Off / November 26, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Fairytale Town transforms into winter wonderland

Celebrate the holiday season at Fairytale Town with holiday lights, festive décor, Santa and his reindeer and more at Fairytale Town’s Winter Wonderland event. The fun-filled family celebration is set for eight days: Thursdays through Sundays, Dec. 12-15 and 19-22. Fairytale Town will be open special hours for the event from 1 to 7 p.m. […]

Comments Off / November 25, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Food bank needs help during the holidays

The holiday season is here — a wonderful time of the year that most people look forward to but it can be a time of sadness and depression for some of our neighbors who struggle to make ends meet. Many local residents are asking themselves right now, “How am I going to provide a holiday […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Thanksgiving fire safety tips

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire wants to make sure everyone’s Thanksgiving holiday is a fire safe holiday. “Did you know that across this nation there are approximately 2000 house fires reported on Thanksgiving Day, the highest number of house fires for any single day of the year?,” Unit Chief Kelly Keenan said. “These fires […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

ARC announces winter hikes, special events

Red Shack Trail hike Dec. 7: Donna Orth, ARC volunteer, will lead this (3.8 mile round-trip) hike from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The trail is a steep road which may discourage some, but takes hikers to the river near Racehorse Bend rapid and lots of great BLM land. Hikers will explore the old ditch that was in […]

Comments Off / November 19, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Visit the Chanukah Wonderland

FOLSOM —  The community embraces the true spirit of freedom and the holiday season with the seventh annual Chanukah Wonderland at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24. The festival will include games for all ages, music, delicious hot latkes, an authentic Israeli food court, Chanukah gift shop […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buses stopped for turkey day

The El Dorado County Transit Authority will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov 29. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal operation will resume on Saturday, Nov. 30.  Sarting Tuesday, Nov. 26, the dispatch center will be accepting Dial-A-Ride requests for Nov. 30 through Dec 2. […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »