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Health officials promote flu vaccine, health tips

While influenza activity in California and El Dorado County remains low, the Public Health Division of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency recommends taking time to get a flu shot. It also recommends taking preventative actions to stop the spread of germs that can cause either a cold or the flu and taking […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 26-31

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Theft Dec. 26: A theft was reported on Town Center Boulevard. Tampered Dec. 26: Someone pried open a Concordia Drive mailbox. It’s unknown if any mail was stolen. Open door Dec. 27: A thief stole a wallet left in an unlocked vehicle parked on […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Baby Trevor’s legacy lives on … and saves a life

Angela Kott, left, traveled with Matt Lenzi to Stanford to offer moral support during his stem cell retrieval process. Lenzi, inspired by baby Trevor Kott's story, joined the stem cell registry and was a match for an unknown recipient in the United States. Courtesy photo

Swim team brought the Kott and Lenzi families together six years ago, but it was baby Trevor Kott’s story that bonded the two families for life. Trevor was diagnosed with congenital acute myeloid leukemia soon after birth in 2006 and died when he was only six months old because a bone marrow match for him […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Community urged to help identify woman for FBI

SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento field office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks assistance from the public to identify a woman whose body was found in the greater Seattle, Wash., area more than 25 years ago. The King County Sheriff’s Office has been unable to reveal the woman’s true identity despite more than two decades […]

Comments Off / January 04, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Home invasion: Elderly couple battered, shot

A home invasion in Diamond Springs late Tuesday ended Wednesday morning with an elderly couple seriously injured. El Dorado County Sheriff’s dispatch received a call from one of the victims at 8:43 a.m. Wednesday. She told the dispatcher that she and her husband had been held hostage since before midnight, according to an El Dorado County Sheriff’s […]

Comments Off / January 02, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park vet survived Battle of the Hurtgen Forest

Tom Vano holds a portrait of himself taken when he was in the Army during World War II.  Cameron Park Life photo by Pat Dollins

As one of eight survivors of a platoon of 48; a Silver Star awardee from an encounter in the Hurtgen Forest where Allies were surrounded for 21 hard winter days; being wounded three times; a participant in the battle of the bridge at Remagen; successful in the career he loved and the husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: December 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Grab and go Dec. 1: Unidentified suspects entered a Palmer Drive business and stole more than $1,200 worth of merchandise. Suspect descriptions and their vehicle’s license plate number were turned over to detectives. Double trouble Dec. 1: Deputies arrested a 37-year-old man and a […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »