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Cameron Park Crime Watch: November 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight Nov. 1: A 14-year-old boy was arrested after he allegedly started a fight at a Green Valley Road school. Lecture coming Nov. 1: Deputies cited a 17-year-old boy for allegedly stealing from a Coach Lane business and released the teen to his parents. […]

Comments Off / November 19, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

ARC announces winter hikes, special events

Red Shack Trail hike Dec. 7: Donna Orth, ARC volunteer, will lead this (3.8 mile round-trip) hike from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The trail is a steep road which may discourage some, but takes hikers to the river near Racehorse Bend rapid and lots of great BLM land. Hikers will explore the old ditch that was in […]

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What a view …

Shawn Burton stands by one of the many mountain lakes he passed during his Tahoe Rim Trail hike. Courtesy photo

Editor’s note: This the second part of El Dorado Hills hiker Shawn Burton’s journal as he hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail last month. Oct. 11 Ninety-eight miles complete, 69 miles to go. Day 8 was a relatively easier day compared to others since we only hiked 11 miles and ascended 1,500 feet. Although, if I […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Solar power gains favor

* Safety, as well as aesthetics, still being debated California leads the nation in the total number of solar-powered homes. This year Lancaster became the first U.S. city to require new homes to average at least one kilowatt of solar power each. The El Dorado Hills Community Services District Covenants, Code and Restrictions Committee has […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Visit the Chanukah Wonderland

FOLSOM —  The community embraces the true spirit of freedom and the holiday season with the seventh annual Chanukah Wonderland at the Folsom Community Center, 52 Natoma St., from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24. The festival will include games for all ages, music, delicious hot latkes, an authentic Israeli food court, Chanukah gift shop […]

Comments Off / November 18, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Buses stopped for turkey day

The El Dorado County Transit Authority will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov 29. El Dorado Transit’s business office and dispatch center will be closed. Normal operation will resume on Saturday, Nov. 30.  Sarting Tuesday, Nov. 26, the dispatch center will be accepting Dial-A-Ride requests for Nov. 30 through Dec 2. […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Serrano Men’s Book Club gives back to library

El Dorado Hills Librarian Carolyn Brooks holds up the donation made by the Serrano Men's Book Club. Courtesy photo

By Morgan Storm Serrano Country Club Members of the Serrano Men’s Book Club made a $6,150 donation to El Dorado Hills Librarian Carolyn Brooks last week. This was the fifth annual donation by the Serrano Men’s Book Club and was coordinated by book club members Wendell Kuykendall and Phil Benner. The donation is designated to […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »