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Baseball mom shatters gender barrier

Little League coach Edie Thompson instills confidence in all her players, boys and girls. Courtesy photo

“I was a complete tomboy,” said El Dorado Hills mom Edie Thompson as she reflected on a lifetime of either playing baseball or coaching it and how nothing stopped her from thriving in a “man’s” sport. “In hindsight, I never realized it was an option to play softball. Baseball was ingrained in my entire family. […]

5 Comments / February 03, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center to expand cancer services

Marshall Medical Center is embarking on the community phase of its capital campaign to expand and consolidate cancer services in Cameron Park. One of the last independent health systems in the state, Marshall fills this critical role by responding to the specific needs of our community.  Having long sought to bring needed health services closer […]

No Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

BloodSource needs healthy donors

BloodSource recently announced that cold and flu season – including respiratory illnesses and H1N1 – are impacting blood collections in Northern and Central California. BloodSource is requesting that healthy and eligible blood donors donate blood today or in the very near future. BloodSource provides blood and services to more than 40 hospitals in a 26-county […]

No Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Rescue District opening kindergarten enrollment

Rescue Union School District welcomes regular Kindergarten, Junior (Transitional) Kindergarten, new student registration and transfer requests for the 2014-15 school year. Registration will begin on Feb. 12 at all schools in the district based upon designated boundaries. To find your school of attendance please check our boundary map at schoolworksgis.com/Rescue/schoollocator.html or contact the district office […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EID eys drought declaration, surcharge

On Feb. 4, a special meeting of the El Dorado Irrigation District Board of Directors will convene to consider declaring a Stage 1 water alert. It has been widely reported that 2013 was the driest year in recorded history for many areas of California. Current conditions suggest much of the same for 2014. “There are […]

No Comment / January 30, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Cameron Park Crime Watch: January 2014

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: New year find Jan. 1: Ammunition was found behind a Coach Lane motel. Left behind Jan. 2: A woman left her phone wallet on a Cameron Park Drive store shelf and both were stolen. The victim’s credit card was later used at Red Hawk Casino. Theft […]

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

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 »