This should keep your tail wagging

It’s a good month for local dogs and their owners. Not only will the El Dorado County Dog Owners Guild host what they call “the most fun event for dogs of the year,” they’ve announced two off-leash dog parks are close to opening. Dogs and their families can enjoy the fifth annual Pooch Plunge & […]

August 07, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: July 26-30

The following information was take from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Beer run July 26: A 16-year-old girl was caught allegedly trying to steal two cans of beer from a Park Drive business. Deputies issued a citation and released the teen to her step-father. Run over July 28: A 77-year-old-man reportedly hit a former business […]

August 07, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Cameron Park Crime Watch: July 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Wallet found July 1: Someone turned in a wallet found near a Coach Lane business. Stolen July 2: A petty theft was reported on La Crescenta Drive. Vandals strike July 2: Vandalism was reported on Rustic Road. Tween fight July 2: A woman reported […]

August 06, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Group donates pet oxygen masks to Folsom

FOLSOM — Folsom firefighters now have a tool that could save a pet’s life in the event of a home fire – specially designed pet oxygen masks.  The masks allow firefighters to give oxygen to pets suffering from smoke inhalation when they are rescued from fires. The pet masks were donated by Invisible Fence of California […]

August 01, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Special kitten adoption event Aug. 4

In response to an especially busy kitten season, El Dorado County animal groups are joining together to host a special kitten adoption event for the community. During the event, all kittens will be available for adoption for half-price (only $40). The event will be held on Sunday, Aug. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged

Who is that guy on the corner?

Capitalizing on residents’ need for strawberries for tonight’s dessert, or those last-minute anniversary flowers, roadside vendors are seemingly everywhere. But, who is that guy on the corner? “We are seeing an influx of vendors from outside of the county,” said El Dorado County Agriculture Commissioner Charlene Carveth. “In most instances, roadside dealers are not selling […]

August 07, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Jacob Starr brings Japanese customs home

When Jacob Starr enters a home he instinctively takes off his shoes. He also can’t seem to stop bowing and don’t get him started on his frustrations that local cable companies don’t carry many amine programs. Though unusual in America, this behavior is perfectly normal in Japan where Starr, 19, spent the last nine months […]

July 31, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,