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Cameron Park hometown hero: Kenneth Mallette

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Kenneth S. Mallette graduated from the Utilities Systems Apprentice Course at Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls, Texas. The course is designed to train students in water processing, analysis, operating principles of water treatment plants, maintenance of water and waste water, fire suppression and backflow prevention systems and components; […]

No Comment / November 24, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Santa to parade around Folsom

Santa will arrive in Folsom on Dec. 9.

Here comes Santa Claus! Folsom Police and Fire staff, along with volunteers, will guide Santa’s sleigh on the annual parade beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 9 this year. The project will run nightly Dec. 9-14. In the event of heavy rain, the parade will be rescheduled for Dec. 15-17. When you hear the Police and Fire Department […]

3 Comments / November 23, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Officials reviewing options for Nimbus Hatchery fish passage

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In 1955 the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation built the Nimbus Fish Hatchery at Gold River to mitigate the loss of spawning habitat for Chinook salmon and steelhead trout caused by construction of the Nimbus Dam. The hatchery is located on the south bank of the American River one-quarter mile downstream from Nimbus Dam. The river […]

No Comment / November 22, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Celebrate a fire safe Thanksgiving

CAMINO —  Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento-Alpine Unit Chief Bill Holmes shares a fire safety message: “According to the US Fire Administration, cooking is the leading cause of house fires in this country,” Holmes said. “Unattended cooking is the leading cause of cooking fires, so please do not leave your kitchen, barbecue or turkey deep fryer unattended this […]

No Comment / November 22, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trash pickup contract hearing set

A publc hearing to discuss extending the contract between the El Dorado Hills Community Services District and El Dorado Disposal Services for trash and recycling pickup has been set at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, at the CSD pavilion. The matter consumed over an hour of the marathon four-hour November board meeting held last […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Wild Oaks Park assessment refund stymied

Despite legal opinions to the contrary El Dorado Hills resident John Everett contends the community services district has overcharged him and his neighbors. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

El Dorado Hills resident John Everett’s long-running claim that Community Services District landscape and lighting assessments have overcharged residents since 1996, when the “Roadway 19” assessment district was approved to fund landscape maintenance along El Dorado Hills Boulevard, was dismissed by the board during the regular board meeting held Nov. 19. Everett argued that language in […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Colver trial pushed back

Steven Colver

The start of suspected killer Steven Tyler Colver’s trial was delayed by several months Friday morning. Colver, 20, is accused of killing El Dorado Hills resident Joanne Witt in June 2009. Witt was the mother of Colver’s former lover, Tylar. Citing the recent receipt of 37,000 pages of discovery, defense attorney Dain Weiner filed a […]

No Comment / November 19, 2010 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »