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Burn permits required May 1

CAMINO — Every debris burn escape is a threat to people, property and natural resources, Cal Fire officials remind residents. They recently announces that effective May 1, burn permits will be required to burn yard debris. “In 2012, 23 percent of all wildfires in the Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire were caused by residential debris […]

Comments Off / April 27, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: April 18-24

The following information was taken from El Dorado County Sheriff’s reports: Vandals strike April 18: Vandalism was reported in the Blackstone Community. Fruitful search  April 19: Deputies arrested a 30-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman following a probation search of their Busselton Way apartment. On suspect was arrested on suspicion of possession ammunition and drug […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cal Fire stresses preparedness due to lack of rain

SACRAMENTO — An early increase in fire activity has Cal Fire looking at the lack of rainfall as an indicator of a potentially higher fire threat this summer. Since the beginning of the year, Cal Fire has responded to 680-plus wildfires, which is more than 200 over the average for this time of year. “Our firefighters […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Run for Courage going strong, expands

Local non-profit continues to successfully combat human trafficking This May marks three years since Run For Courage Inc. began in El Dorado Hills. The mission: Raise funds and awareness to combat human trafficking. In the past three years Run For Courage has raised more than $300,000, which has benefitted multiple programs focused on restoring victims of […]

Comments Off / April 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cal Fire to begin inspections

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire will begin Defensible Space Inspections on Monday, April 29, in both Amador County and on the western slope of El Dorado County. “Hopefully people have been working on their defensible space this spring as it has been a relatively dry one” said AEU Chief Kelly Keenan. ”With the […]

Comments Off / April 24, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: April 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Fight April 1: Deputies reported to a fight on Cimmarron Road. No one was arrested but information was forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review. Lost keys April 2: A thief entered an unlocked vehicle parked on La Crescenta Drive and stole a […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Contractor sting nabs 11

SACRAMENTO – A citation for unlicensed contracting was the last birthday present one unlicensed operator expected when he submitted a bid for a painting job at an El Dorado Hills undercover sting house on Saturday, April 20, Conducted by the Contractors State License Board’s Statewide Investigative Fraud Team, with assistance from the El Dorado County […]

Comments Off / April 23, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »