Enjoy gorgeous gardens, colorful art

When it comes to Lynn Anderson’s garden, color is the main ingredient. He achieves this by carefully tending to his flowers, trees and bushes … and tossing in about 100 beautiful glass flowers and critters that glisten in the sun and give his Cameron Park yard an unbelievable glow. Plus, Lynn added, the flowers are […]

April 24, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH marathoner was 50 feet from explosions

Running the Boston Marathon had been a lifelong dream of El Dorado Hills resident Amy Dolley. “Seventeen years ago when I married my husband, Craig, we planned to leave straight from our April wedding for the marathon,” she said. “But it never happened.” This year, she finally fulfilled that dream. Dolley, 46, qualified to run […]

April 24, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Firefighter of the Year: Matt Belleci

El Dorado Hills firefighter/engineer Matt Belleci undertook a massive project last year, planning a large-scale training exercise in the community’s Lakehills neighborhood. involving dozens of agencies and hundreds of residents. His efforts spawned fuel reduction, a new fire safe council and good working relationships between agencies, which are now better prepared should a catastrophic fire strike. […]

April 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Parents, teachers rally for smaller classes, better pay

Emotions ran high at last week’s Rescue Union School District board meeting where parents and teachers implored the five-person board not to lay off more teachers, but instead spend some of the district’s surplus funds to save jobs and give all teachers a pay raise. Fourteen of the lowest tenured, or non-tenured, teachers in the district received pink […]

April 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Putting her best paw forward

At just 12 weeks old Brunei, a yellow Lab, shows just how smart she is. She gets good marks for potty training, comes when she’s called, sits by trainer Karrie Kinsella’s side, greets without jumping and knows to stay off the furniture. All these skills are necessary for the pup, who’s training to become a […]

April 10, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Six arrested at two marijuana dispensaries

Five arrests were made when search warrants were served on April 4 centered around the sale of marijuana at two businesses. The three-month investigation into a conspiracy to sell marijuana looked at River City Wellness, also known as Right Choice Wellness, in Cameron Park and C4C Wellness in Shingle Springs. Both were operated by David […]

April 10, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

‘V’ for Victory: Student headed to state science fair

Three Golden Hills School seventh graders placed in last month’s Sacramento Regional Science and Engineering Fair and one of them will take her science project to the California State Science Fair. Paloma DiMugo, 12, took first place in the regional competition in the category of Physical Science with her project that explored why birds fly […]

April 03, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,