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Robots take over Oak Ridge

Robotics team compete in the arena at the Oak Ridge-hosted tournament Sunday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Fifteen Northern California robotics teams competed at a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament at Oak Ridge High School’s gym Sunday. The event was hosted by ORHS, the FIRST FTC Team No. 4238 (RCGFoPL) and Playing @Learning. Teams were judged on design, creativity, programming and outreach. Tasks included moving blocks into designated baskets, climbing ramps, […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Salmonella outbreak prompts warning

El Dorado County health officials join the California Department of Public Health in warning consumers not to eat cashew cheese products manufactured by The Cultured Kitchen because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella. Local health officials are collaborating with CDPH and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in this multistate outbreak investigation. As […]

Comments Off / January 06, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

County accepting applications for Federal Coordination Committee

El Dorado County is accepting applications for its new Federal Coordination Advisory Committee. Various provisions of federal law mandate that federal agencies “coordinate” certain activities with local agencies before making decisions which may impact local government. It is important that county government track and analyze federal decisions in order to timely invoke the right of […]

Comments Off / January 05, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 26 through Jan. 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Stolen Dec. 26: A petty theft was reported on Saratoga Way. Vandals strike Dec. 26: Vandalism was reported on Pardee Court. Burgled Dec. 26: Thieves broke into a vehicle parked on Mt. Rainier Way. Town Center targeted Dec. 27: Vandals damaged property in El […]

Comments Off / January 02, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: December 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Dec. 1: A battery was reported on Coach Lane. Weaponized Dec. 1: Deputies investigating a burglary on Cambridge Road reportedly found a man in possession of a metal baton. The 23-year-old suspect was arrested. Stolen Dec. 2: A petty theft as reported on […]

Comments Off / January 02, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Jewish teen nominations sought for $36k prize

SAN FRANCISCO — The Helen Diller Family Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, an awards program that recognizes up to 10 Jewish teens with $36,000 each for exceptional leadership and visionary actions that are helping to repair the world. Up to five teens from California and five from […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

‘Bogey’ the dog rescued from golf course

Bogey has found a “forever” home, but it was a long process and he had plenty of help. For more than two weeks, Bogey, a small, white fluffy dog of unknown origin, lived on the Cameron Park Golf Course, evading golf balls and coyotes and surviving as best he could. Numerous golfers saw the little […]

Comments Off / December 31, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »