Holocaust survivor to share story of survival, resilience and hope

FOLSOM — How does a 15-year-old boy from Greece survive the Holocaust then earn five American military medals including the Purple Heart? Albert Rosa will share his amazing story of survival, resilience and hope on Aug. 2 at Folsom Lake College. This event is open to the public. “We were not human anymore; we were totally […]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: July 16-22

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: July 16 7:54 a.m. A petty theft was reported from an unlocked vehicle parked on Powers Drive. July 17 2:22 a.m. Deputies arrested two men, ages 18 and 21, on suspicion of contributing to the delinquency of a minor on Penela Way. July 18 […]

July 29, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

El Dorado Hills Fire Department policies go digital

The task of keeping policy manuals current has always been a nightmare for organizations. For El Dorado Hills Fire Department, with 70 employees and 38 volunteers, the challenge of keeping binders up-to-date manually takes a lot of staff time. At the July 16 board of directors meeting, the board voted to center the digital age […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in News | Tagged

Empty lot weed abatement going strong

In 1990 El Dorado Hills residents asked the fire department to make sure empty lots in residential neighborhoods were not a fire hazard. The population then was around 6,400. The fire department passed an ordinance titled the Unimproved Property Hazard Reduction Ordinance, commonly referred to as the Vacant Lot Program. Cutting and clearing flammable vegetation […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Sheriff’s warning: Watch out for shoulder surfers

Suspected “shoulder surfers” were spotted lurking near the Bank of America on Missouri Flat Road earlier this month, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department press release. At around 12:45 p.m. on July 6 deputies responded to a report that two African-American adults, one man and one woman, were “shoulder surfing” ATM customers. “Shoulder […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Ponds get a reprieve

Some El Dorado County ponds won’t go dry just yet, the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors decided at its July 13 meeting. As the board has sought to meet state regulations that call for a 28 percent reduction in water use, in May the directors approved revisions to EID’s Drought Action Plan that included suspending potable water […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Man suspected of peeping

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrested 49-year-old Andrew Lee of El Dorado HIlls on suspicion of annoying children and peeping following an investigation, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department press release. Lee was taken into custody on Tuesday, July 14, at around 11:40 a.m. at a residence in the 800 block of Royal Troon Drive. He was […]

July 22, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,