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Man accused of stealing from veterans groups

El Dorado resident Robert Laudermilk was arrested Jan. 14 for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from two different veterans organizations. Laudermilk, 73, was found by El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies at his residence after the Disabled Veteran Organization in Cameron Park accused him of using the group’s bank account as his personal piggy bank. Laudermilk […]

No Comment / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Help deer navigate wrought iron fencing

While wrought iron fencing can be a beautiful addition to any home, it can also pose some problems for deer. Young deer (fawns and even yearlings that are too small to jump over the fence) often try to squeeze through the middle, according to information provided by Sierra Wildlife Rescue (SWR). Their shoulders are narrower […]

No Comment / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Go red’ for women in your life

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Heart disease is now the number one killer of women, according to the American Heart Association. To help raise awareness of this important issue, several organizations in El Dorado County will actively participate in National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb. 4, and encourage members of the public and other agencies to do the same. […]

No Comment / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What do you love about the El Dorado Hills Teen Center?

LAUREN REINER — "I love that I get to work with kids from so many backgrounds. This place is important to all of them.

LAUREN REINER, El Dorado Hills — “I love that I get to work with kids from so many backgrounds.” VICTOR MUNOZ, El Dorado Hills — “It gives me something to do in this small, quiet little town.” KAREEM BALLAL, El Dorado Hills — “The staff are really nice. I feel safe and I can be […]

1 Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom recommits to affordable housing, just not ‘inclusionary’

After eight years of using inclusionary zoning to provide affordable housing in Folsom, the Folsom City Council decided it wasn’t working the way they thought it would. At the city council meeting on Jan. 11, the members unanimously voted to go in another direction. Rather than talk about “affordable” housing, City Council members focused on […]

No Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Ryan Harvey

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Army Reserve Sgt. Ryan D. Harvey has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix-McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn in the Iraqi Theater of Operations or Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and the Southwest Theater of Operations. The soldier is a member of the 304th […]

No Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Assemblywoman Huber receives rural counties award

Assemblywoman Alyson Huber

SACRAMENTO — The Regional Council of Rural Counties (RCRC) announced that it has selected Assemblywoman Alyson Huber, D-El Dorado Hills, as one of two recipients for the annual “Patti Mattingly Award” for 2010. The Patti Mattingly Award is given to a policymaker that has demonstrated leadership on rural issues and an understanding of the unique […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories | Read More »