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People Talk: What’s your reaction to the death of Osama Bin Laden?

Bill Vandegrift, El Dorado Hills “I’m thrilled. What a great day for this country. I’m especially thankful for the 9/11 victims and their families.”

  Bill Vandegrift, El Dorado Hills “I’m thrilled. What a great day for this country. I’€™m especially thankful for the 9/11 victims and their families.” Charles Puckett, Orange County “€œIt’€™s great for the country. The prior generation had Pearl Harbor and VJ Day. We had 9/11 and today. It’€™s amazing to me that he avoided […]

No Comment / May 02, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t forget your burn permits — May 1

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento-Alpine Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reminds everyone that dooryard burn permits are required starting Sunday, May 1. These permits are issued to the public free of charge, are valid for three years from the date of issuance and allows for the burning of dry vegetation […]

No Comment / April 28, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Golden Hills School supports animal rescue, tsunami victims

We’ve all seen the “Think Globally, Act Locally” bumper sticker around town, but it’s more than a slogan for a local school. Golden Hills School, a non-profit school in El Dorado Hills, is holding its annual auction this month, but they’re doing more than raising money for themselves. They’re raising money for a local animal […]

No Comment / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom celebrates end of Sutter Street construction

Folsom city officials and Historic District merchants are rolling out the welcome mat on Saturday, May 7, for a festive community celebration marking completion of the 16-month, $11 million Historic Sutter Street Revitalization Project. “This is an important day for Folsom as we culminate more than five years of collaboration and a lot of hard […]

No Comment / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Help SWR feed baby birds

Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Baby Bird Nursery will open May 1, and numerous volunteers are needed. The nursery at 3030 Newtown Road in Placerville takes in 500 to 600 baby birds every year that are fed about every half hour, seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Volunteers do two to four-hour shifts, […]

No Comment / April 26, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Have rising gas prices changed your driving habits?

Gene Pearson, El Dorado Hills
“Yes. I’m combining my trips whenever I can. I take less joy rides in the country.”

Gene Pearson, El Dorado Hills “Yes. I’€™m combining my trips whenever I can. I take less joy rides in the country.”   Jackie Kring, El Dorado Hills “€œI have a lot of friends and family in Roseville and I used to be over there all the time. Not so much any more.” Jim Barroso, Paradise […]

No Comment / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom names new police chief

Folsom's new police Chief Cynthia Renaud.

Folsom City Manager Kerry Miller announced Friday the appointment of Cynthia Renaud as police chief.  Renaud is currently a commander with the city of Long Beach Police Department. She will assume her new duties on May 2, with an annual salary of $178,992. “Commander Renaud competed successfully in a very rigorous recruitment process for the […]

4 Comments / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »