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Cameron Park Crime Watch: August 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 1 7:06 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Garden Circle. 3:01 p.m. Deputies cited a 36-year-old man for alleged possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Green Valley Road. Aug. 2 8:25 a.m. Someone stole items and damaged property at a Durock Road business. Aug. 4 […]

No Comment / August 27, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park woman calls cousin’s train heroics ‘awesome’

Alek Skarlatos, right, was happy to reunite with his mother Heidi Hansen earlier this summer after returning from a deployment to Afghanistan. Skarlatos and friends were awarded France's highest honor Monday for foiling a terrorist attack while traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris. His cousin who lives in Cameron Park said she wasn't surprised by his actions. Courtesy photo

Carmichael native Alek Skarlatos was traveling in Europe with childhood friend Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler when they became instant heroes to the world. While traveling from Amsterdam to Paris by train the trio’s instincts kicked in when they reportedly heard a gunman loading ammunition in the restroom. Once the man exited, Skarlatos, 22, propelled […]

No Comment / August 25, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Italy on Wheels rolling next month

Italian motorcycles, Italian cars and more will be on display at the fourth annual Italy on Wheels, Sept. 12 in Folsom. Photo by Larry Weitzman

The fourth annual Italy on Wheels Italian vehicle show takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 12  at the Murer House Museum grounds, 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom. Growing every year, this fine show not only features Italian superstars — Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos — but everyday cars such as […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CSD stands by parcel tax

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis and the CSD Board of Directors collectively responded to, and largely disagreed with, the 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury’s findings and recommendations that asked the CSD to reexamine a 32-year-old $10 annual tax on each home collected to enforce Covenants, Codes and Restrictions. The […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sewer line bursts under Green Valley

El Dorado Irrigation District crews had a mess on their hands Friday afternoon after a sewer line broke in the middle of Green Valley Road, sending stinking water down the road and into storm drains. Crews closed a westbound lane of Green Valley Road, which caused traffic back-ups, while they surveyed the situation and made their repairs. Several […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

El Dorado Hills embezzler faces prison time

Jeffrey Lamson, 51, of El Dorado Hills, pleaded guilty to wire fraud on Aug. 18 before Judge John A. Mendez. Lamson was charged in connection with a scheme to misappropriate funds from his former employer, U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. According to court documents, from 2009-2011 Lamson embezzled upwards of $400,000 from a business […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s robot inspects suspicious item in EDH

A suspicious container found in the Bank of America parking lot off Park Drive prompted business closures and a call to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department’s Explosive Ordinance Detail last week. “The item was a clear, 5-gallon plastic container containing a yellowish liquid with grey streaks, capped by a rubber glove that was taped over the […]

No Comment / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »