Thanksgiving fire safety tips

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire wants to make sure everyone’s Thanksgiving holiday is a fire safe holiday. “Did you know that across this nation there are approximately 2000 house fires reported on Thanksgiving Day, the highest number of house fires for any single day of the year?,” Unit Chief Kelly Keenan said. “These fires […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

What a view …. journey complete

This is the third and final installment of hiker Shawn Burton’s journal as he hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail last month. Oct. 13 One-hundred and eighteen miles complete, 49 miles to go. It’s been great getting to spend time with my brother. Today we hiked through the heart of Desolation Wilderness. We started out walking past Lake […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Wilcox wants you … to eat your veggies

“Look at what your grandmother ate. If she didn’t eat it you shouldn’t eat it.” Sound advice from Jan North Wilcox, the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition SNAP-Ed project coordinator who’s on a mission to get El Dorado County families to eat healthy. “Today we use a lot of processed/packaged foods. We eat a […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

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. […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

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 […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

What a view …

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 […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

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 […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,