Scout’s project invites students to take a seat

Oak Ridge freshman Carson Jamieson recently earned his Eagle Scout rank. His Board of Review was Jan. 3 and his Court of Honor is being planned for this spring. Carson, 15, joined Boy Scouts as a Tiger Cub when he was in first grade. He is a member of Troop 645. For his Eagle project, […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH chimney catches fire

A family of three is staying with friends after their Edgehill Drive home in El Dorado Hills caught fire Monday morning. “The fire was reported at approximately 8:30 a.m. by the occupants of the home after they heard popping in their walls and smoke filled their house,” El Dorado Hills Fire Division Chief Mike Lilienthal said. […]

February 22, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Blackstone residents, district clash over school’s future

Each year that Valley View Elementary in the Blackstone community doesn’t open, residents say they grow more frustrated. Residents agree that they want to see children at the neighborhood school built in 2013 by the Buckeye Union School District. What kind of school it should become is where they disagree. While the BUSD average is […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Search initiated for possible missing kayaker

El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s Swift Water Rescue Team, State Parks, the Folsom Fire Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a possibly distressed kayaker near the Salmon Falls Bridge on the South Fork of the American River near Folsom Lake Friday afternoon. A witness reported that he saw a person in a […]

February 15, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Farewell to a flight pioneer

Doris Lockness, the woman who could fly, has landed. Three days before what would have been her 107th birthday, El Dorado Hills resident and pilot phenomenon Doris Lockness died of pneumonia Jan. 30. Decades before the feminist movement, Doris flew small airplanes during World War II as part of the Women’s Air Force Service Pilots. The […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Car slams into apartment house in Cameron Park

Cindy Elissague got an unexpected wake-up call Feb. 1 when an allegedly drunk driver slammed into her Cameron Park apartment, plowing through the wall and into a couch where she was sound asleep. Elissague said she heard tires screeching and the next thing she knew there was a car in her living room. Visibly shaken by […]

February 07, 2017 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Neighbors oppose trail upgrade

When neighbors backing up to sections of New York Creek Nature Preserve received a letter from the El Dorado Hills Community Services District on Jan. 18 stating that imminent work would begin between the end of January and early March, weather permitting, to widen portions of the dirt trail between Jackson Elementary and the CSD […]

February 08, 2017 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,