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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / June 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Laundromat burglarized … again

Suspects pry open a coin machine at a Shingle Springs laundromat. Courtesy photo

The SS Coin Wash on Durock Road in Shingle Springs was burglarized for the second time this month on June 21 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Three men in a light-colored, four-door sedan with rear tinted windows were recorded on video as they committed the theft. Within minutes the suspects had worked together to break into […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom names new Environmental and Water Resources director

Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer recently announced that Marcus Yasutake has been appointed as Environmental and Water Resources director for the city of Folsom. Yasutake will oversee a department of approximately 50 employees, providing water and waste water services to the city’s residential and commercial customers. Yasutake currently serves as senior engineer for the city’s […]

Comments Off / June 20, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »