Interested in public service? Become a grand juror

The opportunity for citizens to take part in the 2013-14 El Dorado County Grand Jury by submitting their names for possible nomination has arrived. The Grand Jury is an excellent vehicle for committed men and women to keep government close to and responsible to all of the county’s citizens. Applicants must be Untied States citizens, […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month

“It’s that time of year to thank all of the foster care families in El Dorado County,” said Jayle Goucher, manager of the El Dorado County Foster Family Home Licensing Program. “Foster parents provide a critical role for children in our community who have been displaced from their homes because of neglect or abuse. These […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Hands4Hope feeds hungry crowd ready to give back

This year the Hands4Hope Youth Board recently hosted its second annual spaghetti feed fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters and Hands4Hope charities. The evening was a major success, raising nearly $3,000.  About 175 people enjoyed a delicious spaghetti dinner served by the board members. “The youth board did an amazing job getting food donations, […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Eagle Scout Grant Snyder designs perfect project

Grant Snyder of El Dorado Hills earned the rank of Eagle Scout.  Grant’s Court of Honor was held at Bertelsen Park on Aug. 11, 2012. Grant began scouting in first grade, starting as a Tiger Cub in Pack 789 in Gilroy. After moving to El Dorado Hills in 2002, Grant joined Cub Scout Pack 454 […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH Crime Watch: April 25 through May 1

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Busted April 25: Deputies arrested a 17-year-old boy allegedly found in possession of property stolen from three different vehicles. Unlocked April 25: Someone stole items from an unlocked vehicle parked on Town Center Boulevard. Another open door April 26: A thief stole items from […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Toast to Wildlife showcases SWR’s success

It was a howler of a good time at Sierra Wildlife Rescue’s Toast to Wildlife Champagne Brunch at the Cameron Park Country Club on Sunday, April 28. Supporters interacted with rescued wildlife, heard a fascinating presentation on wolves, enjoyed a sumptuous brunch and took their chances on silent auction items and raffles. The most popular part […]

May 08, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Hometown hero: Daniel Naygrow

Army Pvt. Daniel M. Naygrow Jr.  has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, […]

May 15, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,