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H4H Food Blitz a success

Tanner Hughes, Aretha Zhu and Elle Quinn, left to right, stand in front of Walmart Folsom asking incoming shoppers if they would like to dinate to Hands4Hope's Spring Food Blitz. Courtesy photo

On May 17, Hands4Hope – Youth Making A Difference hosted its semi-annual Food Blitz for the Hungry to fill the shelves of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Twin Lakes Food Bank of Folsom. Youth and adult volunteers manned the tables in front of select grocery stores, from Folsom up to Placerville, including Sam’s […]

No Comment / June 01, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: May 22-28

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Smash and grab May 22: A thief busted a vehicle’s window on Park Drive and stole a purse. Mail swiped May 22: Someone forced open a Miller Road cluster mailbox and stole mail. Converter gone May 24: A thief stole a catalytic converter from […]

No Comment / May 29, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: May 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Not yours May 1: Deputies arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of possessing stolen property on Palmer Drive. Jaywalker May 2: A 28-year-old woman was arrested after deputies who observed her committing a traffic violation reportedly found the suspect in possession of methamphetamine and […]

No Comment / May 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

School district providing summer meals

Summertime is a time to play hard but it is also a time to remember to eat right. To make sure good nutrition remains a priority all summer long — and students will return to school in the fall healthy, sharp and ready to learn — the Rescue Union School District will again sponsor the […]

No Comment / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Give Where You Live a success

After months of planning, coordinating and preparation, the El Dorado Community Foundation in partnership with the El Dorado County Office of Education, launched the first Give Where You Live event in El Dorado County. This one-day event was staged to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of community foundations throughout the nation and designed to showcase each […]

No Comment / May 28, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

White on White Gala to benefit cancer patients

Plans are under way for the White on White Gala at the Manzanita Kitchen in Diamond Springs on Sunday, June 1, 4 to 6:30 p.m. White represents all colors of the rainbow, and on this day, we will acknowledge all types of cancer, honoring those who have been diagnosed with the disease and remembering those […]

No Comment / May 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Silva Valley interchange project moving along

Granite Construction crews work on installing the stormdrain system along the new Silva Valley Parkway on the north side of Highway 50. Construction on the freeway interchange, which a new roadway connecting the north and south sides, began earlier this year. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Construction equipment on the move muffles the sounds of Highway 50 traffic rushing by the Silva Valley interchange project as crews dig, spray and grade the area that will eventually become a brand new parkway. “It’s going quite well,” said project engineer Aradhana Kochar with the El Dorado County Department of Transportation. “They’ve made quite […]

No Comment / May 23, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »