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Sexual abuse suspect behind bars

Nathan Creel

El Dorado County sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Cameron Park man on suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with a female juvenile. At press time Monday Nathan E. Creel, 24, was still in custody at the El Dorado County Jail, accused of three felonies — sodomy with a minor younger than 16 and two counts of lewd […]

Comments Off / June 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Soroptimists give back to community

Grant givers and recipients pose for a photo at the Soroptimist event held earlier this month. Courtesy photo

Soroptimist International of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills held its annual Grant Awards night on June 16 at Sierra Vista Bank. This year more than $10,000 was awarded to 10 non-profit organizations to support critical needs in the community. The recipients were selected by all 15 club members using a specific, time-tested process. “I only wish we […]

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Golfers hit the green to raise some green

Craig Badolian, owner of BI Design in El Dorado Hills,  has some fun with his teammates Sergio Blanco, Justin Gilhuly and Scott Kwidzinski, left to right, at last Monday's El Dorado Hills Chamber Charity Golf Tournament at Serrano County Club. Photo by Charlene Lane, Charm Photography

The annual El Dorado Hills Chamber Charity Golf Tournament was held Monday, June 20, at Serrano Country Club in El Dorado Hills. Proceeds from the event benefitted the El Dorado Hills Chamber College Scholarship Program, which offers scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to continue their education by attending a university, college, community college or […]

Comments Off / June 27, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Elder abuse suspect nabbed in Latrobe

Elder abuse suspect Charles Bigby sits in the back of a patrol car after his arrest Sunday. Courtesy image

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Latrobe man on suspicion of elder abuse Sunday. Charles Bigby, 47, was in custody at the El Dorado County Jail at press time yesterday. He’s accused of three misdemeanors, including assaulting his elderly mother and father, both of whom are housebound due to medical conditions, according to sheriff’s […]

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Teen dies in wreck

EL DORADO HILLS — A Roseville teenager died in a Monday night wreck. Domingo Dionicio, 19, suffered fatal injuries when the vehicle he was riding in collided with a tree, according to California Highway Patrol reports. On June 20 at approximately 11:45 p.m. Juan Melgarujpan, 20, from Roseville was driving a 2007 Honda Civic at a high […]

Comments Off / June 24, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

A night of grants, scholarships at Women’s Fund gala

Sean McCartney, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club in El Dorado County, stands on stage with club members after receiving a grant for the organization from the Womens Fund at the Womens Fund Grants Gala on June 3 at Lakehills Church. Courtesy photo by Shelly Thorene

More than 200 in attendance heard from past Women’s Fund El Dorado grant recipients and celebrated the recently announced 2016 nonprofit grantees and scholarship winners at the organization’s Grants Gala earlier this month. The annual event took place at Lakehills Covenant Church in El Dorado Hills. WFED cabinet chair Cathy Bean opened the proceedings and […]

Comments Off / June 22, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Toiletries drive a big success

Hands4Hope youth, grades K-12, get ready to collect a list of items in a local neighborhood during their annual Toiletries Scavenger Hunt. Courtesy photo

The seventh annual Hands4Hope Toiletries Drive, with the help of local schools, businesses and Scout troops, collected 795 pounds of toiletries to be distributed to local agencies serving those in need as well as directly to the homeless through Hands4Hope’s Street Outreach. The drive ran in various intervals from the middle of February to the […]

Comments Off / June 21, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »