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Christmas in summer — the only thing missing is Santa

It doesn’t have to be Dec. 25 for Christmas to come to town, thanks to a bunch of “elves” who all year long are toiling to make sure that kids who might not otherwise have a bicycle are able to join their friends year-round for one of America’s favorite pastimes. Members of the Cameron Park […]

August 02, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

‘Bandage bandit’ suspect arrested in boxers

A man believed to be the “Bandage Bandit,” a serial bank robber who wore bandages on his face to help conceal his identity, was apprehended Monday afternoon following a bank robbery in El Dorado Hills. David Jarrell, 22, of El Dorado Hills was arrested on suspicion of three counts of robbery and one count of attempted robbery following […]

July 28, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged

Holy Trinity shows heart for Haiti

When Holy Trinity Catholic Church parishioners David and Kathy Lopez decided to join Holy Family Church’s outreach visit to Haiti in May, one of them was more enthusiastic about going than the other. They would visit Father Tom Hagan, who founded Hands Together in 1986 after leading a group of college students to Haiti and […]

July 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

FBI hunts the ‘Bandage Bandit’

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in catching the “Bandage Bandit,” a suspect who has reportedly robbed banks from the Nevada state line to Folsom. The suspect, who wears bandages on his face, is believed to be in his 20s or 30s. He has blond hair, a large build and is 5 feet, 8 inches to 5 […]

July 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

App has kids, adults on the go

Though Pokémon Go was only released July 6, the location-based, real-time video game app has spread across the country and El Dorado Hills, with people of all ages playing to collect upward of 200 Pokémon characters. My 12-year-old son took me on a tour of El Dorado Hills to see just where the characters pop […]

July 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

$61 million sheriff’s facility gets go-ahead

The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors approved moving forward on an approximately $61 million public safety facility, voting 4-1 during a special meeting July 11. Board Chairman Ron Mikulaco opposed the project saying that financial analysis to date is insufficient. Sheriff’s Department staff and volunteers packed the board chambers to standing room only and vigorously […]

July 20, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Slip renters, McClintock fume over water policies

Until the drought began five years ago, Folsom Lake Marina operator at Brown’s Ravine Ken Christensen said it was typical for boats to stay in rented slips until October, with 5 mph signs posted through December. For the past few years 675 slip renters have had to pull their boats out of the water well […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,
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