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CHP holds office hours at fire station

Need that fix-it ticket signed off? California Highway Patrol officer Jasper Begay has office hours from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Thursday at Fire Station 85 at the El Dorado Hills Boulevard/Wilson Boulevard intersection. Officer Begay can also issue counter-reports and answer questions. For more information call Begay at the Rancho Cordova CHP office at […]

No Comment / February 14, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Jonathan Lucas

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Air Force Airman Jonathan M. Lucas 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 / February 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Neighbor saves Folsom family from blaze

FOLSOM — Folsom Fire Department and Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District firefighters responded to a single alarm structure fire inside a mobile home located in the 700 block of Oakdale Street Saturday morning. A total of four engines companies, two truck companies, three paramedic ambulances, three chief officers and one fire investigator were dispatched to the […]

No Comment / February 14, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Kitchen fire sparks at Sienna

SIENNA KITCHEN FIRE —€“ Firefighters lingered after the kitchen fire at Sienna Restaurant in El Dorado Hills on Friday morning. The fire was limited to the pizza oven ventilation system. The restaurant was closed for lunch but Sienna manager Mary Young anticipated reopening for dinner. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

A fire in the ventilation system of the wood-fired pizza oven cost Sienna Restaurant its lunch Friday morning. El Dorado Hills firefighters arrived at 10:30 a.m. to find smoke billowing out a vent behind the restaurant, according to Battalion Chief John Niehues. Truck 85’s ladder was quickly raised, hovering over the restaurant in case the […]

1 Comment / February 11, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Poster contest winners share fire safety message

Serena Wilson of€“ William Brooks Elementary holds up her winning poster. Courtesy photo

Lynn Yang from Oak Meadow Elementary and Serena Wilson from William Brooks Elementary won the El Dorado Hills Fire Department’s annual Fire Prevention Week poster contest. Their colorful posters featuring the National Fire Prevention Week theme,  “Smoke Alarms: A sound you can live with,” will soon grace the community’s fire marshal vehicles. More than 4,000 […]

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Got an investigative spirit? Join the Grand Jury

The opportunity for residents to submit their names for possible nomination for the 2011-12 El Dorado County Grand Jury is now available. The Grand Jury acts as an investigative body to ensure that county, special district, and city government is being effectively run. The Grand Jury is not a jury for a trial. The Judges […]

No Comment / February 11, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

Scouts give back to earn their wings

FLYING HIGH —€” After years of dedication to the Boy Scouts Madison Sheridan, left, and Tyler Garrett will earn their Eagle Scout. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

On Feb. 20 Boy Scouts Madison Sheridan and Tyler Garrett will stand tall and receive a most coveted honor — Eagle Scout. “It’s really meaningful,” said Madison. He and Tyler, both students at Oak Ridge High School, will join the elite after dedicating years to Troop 529 and months to their Eagle Scout Projects. Madison, […]

1 Comment / February 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »