The Forest Service is currently managing five wildland fires that have burned from private land onto National Forest. The fires are a result of downed power lines and high winds spreading prescribed fires off of private lands onto adjacent National Forest land. High winds are expected in the morning, decreasing by evening. Fire personnel are working to suppress and contain [...]
A former El Dorado Hills man was convicted last week of bank and mail fraud by federal jurors. Thomas Tanke, 67, was found guilty of two counts of mail fraud and five counts of bank fraud on Nov. 22. Tanke, while living in El Dorado Hills, was vice president of Rancho Cordova-based Azteca Construction Inc. from [...]
The El Dorado Hills boy who was shot Tuesday by a pellet gun and later died at an area hospital has been identified as 10-year-old Keegan Swinney. On Wednesday afternoon, El Dorado County sheriff’s Lt. Bryan Golmitz confirmed reports from earlier in the day that identified Keegan as the pellet gun shooting victim. Sheriff’s deputies [...]
An El Dorado Hills boy died after a friend shot him with a pellet gun while playing at a home on Waterman Court late Tuesday afternoon, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department. The ages of the two boys involved were not available, but preliminary information indicated the boy who shot his friend may be 12 [...]
Oak Ridge High School hosts a week-long donation drive to benefit the students and the community surrounding Oak Ridge Elementary School in Sacramento. This elementary school is in the heart of the neighborhood of Oak Park. This is the second year of the Be Change program — ORHS to OR program. The advanced leadership class [...]
As customers decorate homes and trees this holiday season, PG&E encourages them to keep safety and energy efficiency in mind. PG&E offers the following holiday lighting tips: Holiday lighting energy efficiency • Purchase energy-efficient LED (light-emitting diode) holiday lights. LED lights can reduce energy consumption by as much as 90 percent when compared to traditional [...]
Asked at the Town Center tree lighting event while everyone awaited Santa’s arrival.