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Lakehills couple survived 1988 firestorm

Fred and Cheryl Adler’s story is every homeowner’s nightmare. On a sweltering 1988 afternoon Fred stood on his shake roof, garden hose in hand, and watched the prevailing breeze off Folsom Lake push a fast-moving fire through low lakeside brush. The fire then launched itself past his home onto Iron Mountain, the tree-studded mound at […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Could Lakehills be the next Oakland Hills?

A large-scale fire drill will be conducted in the Lakehills neighborhood on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. A couple hundred firefighters will hone their skills in a series of challenging, real-world situation drills. Dozens of apparatus will buzz around the neighborhood and, unlike past exercises, this drill includes an evacuation component. An […]

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People Talk: What is the most important issue in this election or what should be on the ballot?

1 Comment / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Peruvian guests get whirlwind tour of El Dorado County

Cameron Park pilot Denny Davis with members of the GSE team from left to right:  Susan Herrera, Maria de Lourdes Sheen, Susana Monzon and Moira Alvarado.

El Dorado Hills Rotarians Coy Baugh and Laurie Edwards wined, dined and mined five guests from Peru this week, taking them on a tour of El Dorado County and introducing them to local characters. Margot Escobeda, an orthodontist who owns and manages a busy dental clinic in Lima; Susana Monzon, a nutritionist specializing in obesity who was previously […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 24-30

The following information is from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: When vandals strike May 24: A Bella Coola Court resident reported vandalism in the neighborhood. While you were out May 25: A family that returned from vacation discovered a burglary at their Carnelian Circle home. The thieves reportedly stole jewelry. What’s in the back pack? […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Summertime tips to stay cool and healthy

With summer fast approaching, El Dorado County health officials are encouraging residents to prepare now to stay cool and healthy in the upcoming months. “We are asking people to check their air conditioners to make sure they work properly and to have a plan in place to prevent summer heat injuries,” said Chris Weston, manager […]

Comments Off / May 30, 2012 | Posted in News | Read More »

New location for juvenile, traffic court opening soon

On June 25 the El Dorado Superior Court will open Department 8, its new dedicated Juvenile and Traffic Court, located at 295 Fair Lane, Placerville. All West Slope traffic matters and juvenile dependency and delinquency cases will be heard at this new facility beginning June 25. This move centralizes all juvenile proceedings in one court department, eliminating the need […]

1 Comment / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »