Community steps up for food bank

CAMERON PARK —Giving doesn’t end at the close of the holiday season and community members continue to ask the Food Bank of El Dorado County how they can get involved and help their neighbors in need. A few of the local businesses, charitable organizations and senior communities have provided financial contributions to support the food […]

January 01, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged

‘Best of both worlds’ high school open

What does the future of public high school look like? And how might more American students succeed in an increasingly diverse society? The El Dorado Union High School District now offers a blended learning model of instruction at its new Virtual Academy adjacent to Union Mine High School. Its head of school and EDUHSD’s new […]

January 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Folsom residents asked to cut back water usage

Right before Christmas Folsom officials sent out an unusual holiday message: Reduce your water use by 20 percent. Folsom Lake water levels at near record lows prompted the mandate. “Folsom Lake, our primary water source, is now at 21 percent capacity, a near record low,” said Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer. “This low water level, […]

January 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

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 ,