Admiral Mullen to speak in Sac

SACRAMENTO — Michael Mullen, retired U.S. Navy admiral and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under presidents Bush and Obama, will speak at Sacramento Community Center Theater at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Admiral Mullen, whose lecture is sponsored by Safe Credit Union, is the third of six distinguished speakers in the 2013-14 season. Series tickets may be purchased at sacramentospeakers.com. […]

January 01, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: Dec. 19-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: On the job Dec. 19: Someone pried open a vehicle’s door while the owner worked at El Dorado Hills Town Center. Stolen Dec. 19: A petty theft was reported on Aberdeen Lane. Hard hit Dec. 19: A person was reportedly head-butted during a fight […]

January 01, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Sheriff’s deputies given thumbs up

The results are in, and the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has earned high marks on an 11-question, first ever, Sheriff’s Community Survey. To gain feedback on how well deputies performed their job, individuals who placed calls for service were surveyed from all five Supervisory Districts in El Dorado County. Of the 6,721 individuals who […]

December 28, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

EDH man wins jackpot … times three

It’s cold outside, but the slots at Red Hawk Casino are hotter than ever, paying out more jackpots, to more players, every day. A lucky player hit it big earlier this month with more than $50,000 in winnings from three amazing jackpots. William, from El Dorado Hills, has been a Rewards Club member since the […]

December 25, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Billboards, signage a complex issue

Updating the county’s sign ordinance is far more complex than the public and many county officials might have imagined. Sign law is specialized, and the county has hired the San Diego firm of Sabine and Morrison to lead its staff through a forest of regulations filled with “simple” issues that represent a host of cliffs, […]

December 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Oak Ridge brings holiday cheer to sister school

For the fourth straight year Oak Ridge staff and students worked to make the holidays brighter for Oak Ridge Elementary students in Sacramento. In partnership with the Be Change campaign, which secures funding for kids in the tough Oak Park neighborhood and promotes the self-reliant message of hope through the theme Be the change you […]

December 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Cribbage group swaps party for toys

The El Dorado Hills Senior Center’s weekly cribbage group decided to forego its annual Christmas gift exchange and collect gifts for the charitable organization Toys for Tots instead. “We don’t need anything,” said member Carl Backers of their decision. They collected dozens of toys later picked up by El Dorado Hills Fire Department staff. The […]

December 25, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,