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Norma Santiago joins Briggs in back pay fight

Norma Santiago

Two-term District 5 Supervisor Norma Santiago, who left office this past January, has asked the county to determine whether or not she is owed back pay. In a May 20 letter to attorney Jon Hendrickson with the George Hills law firm, which represents the county with liability-related issues, Santiago requested an evaluation of her wages […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: Aug. 20-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 20 8:40 a.m. Someone stole the key to an SUV while a student was in school on Harvard Way. 10:46 a.m. A Valley View Parkway resident reported theft from his locked vehicle and unlocked garage. 10:52 a.m. A theft from a vehicle was reported […]

Comments Off / August 30, 2015 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Marshall’s new cancer center elevates patient comfort, ease

Marshall Medical Center’s Vice President of Medical Affairs Reginald Rice and his wife Shirley, above, read the unveiled Wall of Donors inside the Cameron Park campus’ new cancer center. A ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours took place on Aug. 27. Cameron Park Life photo by Julie Samrick

Wednesday evening Marshall Medical Center staff, patients and community leaders gathered to celebrate the Cameron Park campus’ new 8,500-square-foot cancer center where patients may now receive previously off-site cancer treatments and services in one consolidated location. “This center marks a vast improvement in convenience for our patients,” said hospital spokesperson Carrie Poggio, including access to […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: August 2015

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Aug. 1 7:06 a.m. Vandalism was reported on Garden Circle. 3:01 p.m. Deputies cited a 36-year-old man for alleged possession of marijuana and a controlled substance on Green Valley Road. Aug. 2 8:25 a.m. Someone stole items and damaged property at a Durock Road business. Aug. 4 […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Crime Watch | Read More »

Cameron Park woman calls cousin’s train heroics ‘awesome’

Alek Skarlatos, right, was happy to reunite with his mother Heidi Hansen earlier this summer after returning from a deployment to Afghanistan. Skarlatos and friends were awarded France's highest honor Monday for foiling a terrorist attack while traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris. His cousin who lives in Cameron Park said she wasn't surprised by his actions. Courtesy photo

Carmichael native Alek Skarlatos was traveling in Europe with childhood friend Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler when they became instant heroes to the world. While traveling from Amsterdam to Paris by train the trio’s instincts kicked in when they reportedly heard a gunman loading ammunition in the restroom. Once the man exited, Skarlatos, 22, propelled […]

Comments Off / August 25, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Italy on Wheels rolling next month

Italian motorcycles, Italian cars and more will be on display at the fourth annual Italy on Wheels, Sept. 12 in Folsom. Photo by Larry Weitzman

The fourth annual Italy on Wheels Italian vehicle show takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 12  at the Murer House Museum grounds, 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom. Growing every year, this fine show not only features Italian superstars — Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos — but everyday cars such as […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

CSD stands by parcel tax

El Dorado Hills Community Services District General Manager Brent Dennis and the CSD Board of Directors collectively responded to, and largely disagreed with, the 2014-15 El Dorado County Grand Jury’s findings and recommendations that asked the CSD to reexamine a 32-year-old $10 annual tax on each home collected to enforce Covenants, Codes and Restrictions. The […]

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