EDH Crime Watch: June 7-13

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: When vandals strike June 7: Vandalism was reported on Sonora Court. Rough ride home June 7: A 22-year-old woman reported that someone stole her vehicle’s tire, leaving the rim, while the car was parked on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. Mail theft June 8: Mail […]

June 20, 2012 | Posted in Crime Watch | Tagged ,

Hometown Hero: Shannon McGoey

Army Private 2 Shannon McGoey graduated from the Ranger Assessment and Selection Program from Fort Benning Army Base, Ft Benning, Ga., on June 12. The PV2 infantryman completed an intensive 14-week one-station unit training, then moved on to three weeks of basic Airborne training. He then moved to Pre-RASP spending three weeks preparing for the […]

July 03, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Folsom toddler drowns

At 5:51 p.m. on Monday, June 11, the Folsom Fire Department responded to the report of an accidental drowning in the pool of a single family residence on Porter Road in Folsom. When fire personnel arrived on scene, they found a father administering CPR to his unresponsive toddler daughter. Medics from the El Dorado Hills Fire Department rushed […]

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Dillin’ it up, pickleball style

“Pickleball is here to stay, you betcha!” said Minnesota native Cheri Carruth about her new favorite hobby. On a trip to her hometown, Virginia, Minn., she and her husband Lee were introduced to the sport that changed their lives. “We just kinda heard about it and were visiting her hometown. And they had (tennis) courts, […]

June 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

State and feds acknowledge Lake Hills fire danger

Attorney Rick Linkert’s Lake Hills home could quickly be overcome by the type of fire that last weekend’s drill assumed. He and his neighbor Jim Stevens live on El Sur Court, their tiny back yards abutting the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area. Linkert took a media tour of the training area as the drill took […]

June 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Firefighters take over El Dorado Hills neighborhood

Firefighters descended on the Lake Hills community in El Dorado Hills Saturday as 18 agencies — law enforcement, fire districts and animal control — held a massive training exercise, fighting an imaginary fire and evacuating residents from more than 250 homes. El Dorado Fire Engineer Matt Belleci spent the past year planning the exercise that […]

June 13, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,