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 ,

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 […]

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

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. […]

November 20, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,