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Hometown Hero: Jonathan Lucas

JonathanLucas

Air Force Airman Jonathan M. Lucas graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, 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 […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Neighbor saves Folsom family from blaze

FOLSOM — Folsom Fire Department and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District firefighters responded to a single alarm structure fire inside a mobile home located in the 700 block of Oakdale Street Saturday morning. A total of four engines companies, two truck companies, three paramedic ambulances, three chief officers and one fire investigator were dispatched to the […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Got an investigative spirit? Join the Grand Jury

The opportunity for residents to submit their names for possible nomination for the 2011-12 El Dorado County Grand Jury is now available. The Grand Jury acts as an investigative body to ensure that county, special district, and city government is being effectively run. The Grand Jury is not a jury for a trial. The Judges […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

So much from so many / Dr. Vicki Barber

Dr. Vicki Barber

When a tragedy occurs, our community steps forward and envelopes those who have been impacted with strong, caring arms. Last week we in El Dorado County experienced such an event. When Sam LaCara died in a senseless shooting on Feb. 2 we lost a wonderful husband, father, principal and community leader. Even though we may never […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Coconut Club dinner, dance to benefit Oak Ridge music

Oak Ridge High School’s Music Boosters and the Oak Ridge High School Jazz Band will transform the Cameron Park Community Center into a 1940s-style night club, complete with swing dancing and period-correct music. The Coconut Club Dinner and Dance will be hosted entirely by Oak Ridge music students greeting guests, serving dinner and performing instrumental […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

EDH club wrestlers win middle school championships

EDH CLUB wrestler Jordan Undseth takes down his opponent with a double leg. Undseth took fourth at 128 pounds. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club sent nine athletes to the North Coast Middle School Club Championships Feb. 6. Every one of them earned a podium finish, with four winning championships. The tournament hosted more than 300 wrestlers from the Bay Area to the Oregon border. Jack Likins won the 76 pound championship, marking his […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Buses halt for President’s Day

The El Dorado Transit will not operate bus or Dial-A-Ride service on Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of the President’s Day holiday. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Regular service will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 22. For more information or a complete listing of holidays call El Dorado Transit at (530) […]

Comments Off / February 07, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »