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Baby bird caretakers needed

Summer is on its way, and Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Baby Bird Nursery is fast filling up with wild nestlings and fledglings. The nursery is in operation from approximately through July 30 at SWR’s Wildlife Center, 3030 Newtown Road in Placerville. Caring for orphaned or injured baby birds is a wonderful way to help SWR and […]

No Comment / June 07, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lakehills couple survived 1988 firestorm

Fred and Cheryl Adler’s story is every homeowner’s nightmare. On a sweltering 1988 afternoon Fred stood on his shake roof, garden hose in hand, and watched the prevailing breeze off Folsom Lake push a fast-moving fire through low lakeside brush. The fire then launched itself past his home onto Iron Mountain, the tree-studded mound at […]

No Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Could Lakehills be the next Oakland Hills?

A large-scale fire drill will be conducted in the Lakehills neighborhood on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A couple hundred firefighters will hone their skills in a series of challenging, real-world situation drills. Dozens of apparatus will buzz around the neighborhood and, unlike past exercises, this drill includes an evacuation component. An […]

No Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: What is the most important issue in this election or what should be on the ballot?

1 Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

New location for juvenile, traffic court opening soon

On June 25 the El Dorado Superior Court will open Department 8, its new dedicated Juvenile and Traffic Court, located at 295 Fair Lane, Placerville. All West Slope traffic matters and juvenile dependency and delinquency cases will be heard at this new facility beginning June 25. This move centralizes all juvenile proceedings in one court department, eliminating the need […]

1 Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Ryan Davis

Army National Guard Pfc. Ryan S. Davis has deployed to Afghanistan to serve in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Enduring Freedom is the official name given to anti-terrorism military operations involving U.S. troops and allied coalition partners.  Reserve component members from all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces have been mobilized, activated and deployed along […]

No Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Matthew Bordges

Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew L. Bordges graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]

No Comment / May 29, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories | Read More »