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Beware of phone scam

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a new variation of phone scam that impersonates law enforcement. In this recent case, the caller portrayed himself as an FBI agent who claimed he has discovered you won a prize that was never awarded to you. The scammer then asks for money to be sent […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH Crime Watch: June 20-26

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Vandals busy June 20: Vandalism was reported by two separate victims on King George Circle. More vandalism was reported on King Edward Drive and Tea Rose Circle. Grab and go June 20: A woman reported that someone stole her wallet and cell phone from […]

No Comment / June 27, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Barn cats benefit from Night of Caribbean Splendor

Pirates and barn cats will share more than just temperament this July as Animal Outreach hosts its evening extravaganza and fundraiser, “Barn Cats of the Caribbean,” Saturday, July 20, at the Cameron Park Community Center. The evening event is both a fundraiser for Animal Outreach’s Barn Cat Program and a celebration of the program’s third […]

No Comment / June 26, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

High school registration coming up

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2013–14 school year. School will start on Thursday, Aug. 8. Consult your respective school’s website for the starting times of your school. Oak Ridge High School School location: 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills Telephone: (916) 933-6980, ext. 3050 Website: orhsonline.com […]

No Comment / June 26, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Laundromat burglarized … again

Suspects pry open a coin machine at a Shingle Springs laundromat. Courtesy photo

The SS Coin Wash on Durock Road in Shingle Springs was burglarized for the second time this month on June 21 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Three men in a light-colored, four-door sedan with rear tinted windows were recorded on video as they committed the theft. Within minutes the suspects had worked together to break into […]

No Comment / June 25, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Don’t light those fireworks

ALL fireworks, including safe and sane fireworks, are illegal in El Dorado County. “El Dorado County local ordinance No. 8.08.050 forbids the use and possession of ‘safe and sane’ fireworks commonly sold in surrounding areas like Sacramento because of the risk of wildfires,” said Cal Fire Unit Chief Kelly Keenan of the Amador-El Dorado-Sacramento Unit. “Every year […]

No Comment / June 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Housing projections questioned

The largest implementation measure of the 2004 General Plan will soon enter the hearing process alongside four major western El Dorado County residential development projects. County supervisors hint that they want a “time-out,” but don’t want to deny anyone’s due process. With that backdrop, the number of approved parcels in the 2004 General Plan and […]

1 Comment / June 24, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »