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El Dorado County a “No Fireworks Zone”

CAMINO — Cal Fire’s Amador-El Dorado Unit Chief Kelly Keenan encourages everyone in El Dorado County to celebrate Independence Day by attending one of the following local events: • Saturday July 2 — Summer Spectacular at Cameron Park Lake, noon to 10 p.m. Fun and games for the entire family. Fireworks spectacular in the evening • […]

No Comment / June 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

People Talk: Are you satisfied with our fire and emergency medical services?

Julie Rand, El Dorado Hills "€œI haven'€™t had to use it, thankfully, but I'm glad to know they'€™re there for us. I read about their retirements in the Village Life."

Marilyn Marcroft, El Dorado Hills “They saved my husband’s life 20 years ago … arrived in five minutes and kept him from dying. He’€™s had 20 years to see his daughter grow up and get to know his grandchildren because of the El Dorado Hills Fire Department.” Julie Rand, El Dorado Hills “€œI haven’€™t had […]

No Comment / June 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH man in Nevada train wreck

El Dorado Hills resident Jim Bickley and other California Zephyr passenger made an unscheduled stop in Nevada Friday after a semi struck the train. “At about 11:20 a.m. a semi tractor-trailer rig drove into the side of an Amtrak train at a public railroad crossing east of Reno, Nev.,” states a press release issued by Amtrak. “There […]

No Comment / June 24, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown hero: Seth Holzer

Airman Seth Holzer

Air Force Airman Seth D. Holzer graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

No Comment / June 24, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Fire Board president responds to grand jury report

El Dorado Hills Fire Board President Greg Durante issued the following statement in response to the 2010-11 El Dorado County Grand Jury Report: “I have assigned the report to a committee and will provide a detailed response to their findings and recommendations in the next 60 days. That is our opportunity to correct misstatements and clarify district […]

No Comment / June 24, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grand jury torches EDH Fire

El Dorado County’s 2010-11 Grand Jury delivered a scathing review of the El Dorado Hills Fire District, calling it “top-heavy,” “over compensated,” “inflexible” and out of step with the realities of what its firefighters do on a daily basis. The June 10 report accuses the district of “overspending … despite receiving a disproportionate amount of […]

2 Comments / June 24, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Town Center ready to put on another dazzling show

FIREWORKS light up the night at Town Center's Fireworks Jubilee. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills is excited to announce the second Annual Fireworks Jubilee Sunday, July 3. The afternoon will be full of family fun and entertainment located throughout the El Dorado Hills Town Center leading to the magnificent fireworks show produced by Pyro Spectaculars. An area dedicated for children activities will be located near the Target […]

No Comment / June 24, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »