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EDH Crime Watch: Jan. 23-29

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Copper theft Jan. 23: Thieves stole copper wire rom a Felton Court construction site. Pretty petty Jan. 24: A petty theft was reported on Dunwood Drive. Searched Jan. 24: Deputies conducted a probation search at a Keswick Drive home and reportedly found marijuana in […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

General Plan update hearings discussed

A timeline for completing approval of the Targeted General Plan Amendment-Zoning Ordinance Update was discussed at Thursday’s El Dorado County Planning Commission meeting, including tentative dates when hearings before the Planning Commission will be held. Commissioners were given a head’s up that in late February, the Board of Supervisors is expected to kick-off the approval […]

No Comment / January 29, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Donor recipients ‘Light Up the World’ at Rose Bowl Parade

Deanna Santana of Placerville (donor mother to 17-year-old Scott Santana) and Linda Wright of Cameron Park (liver transplant recipient) traveled to Pasadena to work on the “Light Up the World” float in the Tournament of Roses parade. Courtesy photo

On May 17, 2011, Linda Wright received startling news. The long-time Cameron Park resident had been sick for weeks but she’d thought it was the flu. She had no idea there was anything wrong with her liver. “I wasn’t getting any better, so I finally saw my doctor and he referred me to a gastroenterologist. […]

No Comment / January 29, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Folsom State of the City highlights investment

FOLSOM — Folsom City Manager Evert Palmer did not disappoint the sellout crowd that came to hear Mayor Kerri Howell report on the State of the City at Lake Natoma Inn on Jan. 16. Due to a seasonal illness, Howell was unable to attend the Folsom Chamber of Commerce luncheon. As the mayor’s understudy, Palmer […]

No Comment / January 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Second initiative takes aim at growth

One week after Rural Communities United filed the county ballot initiative “Fix Highway 50 Traffic First/Keep Us Rural,” residents behind the Shingle Springs Community Alliance (resident opposition to the proposed San Stino and Tilden Park development projects) filed “Protect Rural Communities/ Fix Community Region Line Flaws,” which RCU spokesman and Measure Y co-creator Bill Center said […]

6 Comments / January 27, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Grace Foundation still waiting for a resolution

The Grace Foundation still has 42 horses in limbo. They cannot be adopted out because legal ownership issues haven't been resolved. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The footprints of countless volunteers and ebullient voices of children are all but gone though 127 horses and more than 80 other four-legged friends still live at The Grace Foundation, a 600-acre animal rescue and equine therapy ranch off Latrobe Road. Things are hardly back to normal since the foundation briefly closed and then reopened […]

No Comment / January 27, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Drought conditions lead to early need of defensible space

SACRAMENTO — In just the first three weeks of January, Cal Fire has already responded to a significant increase in wildfires this winter due to the extremely dry conditions. As a result, Cal Fire officials are reminding residents to ensure they are maintaining 100 feet of defensible space; a reminder that comes several months earlier than […]

No Comment / January 27, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »