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Donation helps vets

Members of the Serrano Salute to Valor Committee and Friends of the El Dorado County Veterans Monument recently presented a $12,200 check to Folsom Lake College’s Veterans Resource Center. The funds were part of nearly $40,000 in proceeds raised to help local veterans by the two groups during the Serrano Salute to Valor Golf Tournament held […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Nov. 18-25

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 18 9:22 a.m. Vandals splashed paint on a vehicle parked on Valley View Parkway. 10:27 a.m. El Dorado Irrigation District officials reported vandalism at the water tank facility on Crystal View Drive. 11:08 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Valley View Parkway. 11:42 a.m. Someone […]

Comments Off / November 29, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Supes hike ambulance fees

The cost for a ride in a local ambulance just shot up from $1,114 to $1,427. The El Dorado County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 17 approved a 28.11 percent increase for ambulance service in County Service Areas 3 and 7 —South Lake Tahoe and the county’s Western Slope. A board resolution includes language that allows […]

Comments Off / November 24, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: November 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Nov. 1 8:08 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Royce Court. Nov. 2 11:12 a.m. Items were reported stolen from a vehicle parked on Cameron Park Drive. Nov. 4 8:16 a.m. A petty theft due to an Internet scam was reported on Alhambra Drive. 9:23 […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Buckle up before you give thanks

​SACRAMENTO — Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally one of the busiest travel times in America, can also be one of the deadliest. The California Highway Patrol will have all available officers on patrol during a maximum enforcement period to help avoid tragedies for California motorists. In 2014, over the Thanksgiving weekend, 45 people died in collisions on California roadways […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Superintendent’s job: Board ready to replace Meyers

The El Dorado County Board of Education finalized a timetable for selecting a new superintendent of schools at its Nov. 23 special meeting. While board members began the meeting by acknowledging how much internal talent there is to draw from within the district, they decided they wanted to open the recruitment process as they go about replacing former […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Teen finds strength in scuba

Oak Ridge sophomore Michelle Koopman recently earned her Junior Master Scuba Diver certification, a rare feat worldwide because of arduous requirements. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge sophomore Michelle Koopman has achieved something only a few youth around the world can claim and she carries this license more proudly than a new driver. Days before her 15th birthday in June, Michelle earned the Professional Association of Diving Instructors’ Junior Master Scuba Diver rating. PADI is the No. 1 certifying scuba agency […]

Comments Off / November 23, 2015 | Posted in News | Read More »