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Beware of phone scam

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a new variation of phone scam that impersonates law enforcement. In this recent case, the caller portrayed himself as an FBI agent who claimed he has discovered you won a prize that was never awarded to you. The scammer then asks for money to be sent […]

Comments Off / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

High school registration coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2013–14 school year. School will start on Thursday, Aug. 8. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School School location: 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com […]

Comments Off / June 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Don’t light those fireworks

ALL fireworks, including safe and sane fireworks, are illegal in El Dorado County. “El Dorado County local ordinance No. 8.08.050 forbids the use and possession of ‘safe and sane’ fireworks commonly sold in surrounding areas like Sacramento because of the risk of wildfires,” said Cal Fire Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento Unit. “Every year […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Center, Moore hoping for repeat ‘slow-growth’ success

Bill Center and Jim Moore became household names in El Dorado County politics during the decade straddling the millennium, shaping public opinion and policy with a growth-inhibiting ballot initiative, lawsuits both real and threatened, all executed with deft and sometimes ruthless political moxie. Recently the former El Dorado County supervisor and a Democratic pollster have […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Enjoy fun, fireworks at Summer Spectacular

Be dazzled at Cameron Park’s 14th annual Summer Spectacular Saturday, June 29. The fun-filled day of music, food, activities and exhibits concludes at dark with a world-renowned fireworks show over the lake. Many are familiar with the event for the fireworks alone, but the fun stretches out the whole day. At 2 p.m. the Kenny Frye […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Featured Stories,News | Read More »

‘Sweat the small stuff’ with summer road safety

SACRAMENTO — Summer is road trip time, and California has a number of great destinations to explore by motor vehicle.  To help motorists enjoy safe summer travels on the road, the California Highway Patrol reminds the public to take care of themselves and their vehicles during the upcoming hot weather months. “Throughout the busy summer […]

Comments Off / June 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Officials explain Marble Valley by the numbers

Parker Development’s management team defended the proposed Marble Valley project during the June 13 El Dorado Hills Community Services District Board of Directors meeting. The proposed specific plan calls for 2,800 to 3,200 homes in the vacant and historic four-plus mile valley located immediately southeast of the Bass Lake freeway interchange. Project Manager Tom Howard […]

2 Comments / June 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »