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Assistant director of Community Development selected

PLACERVILLE — David Defanti has been selected has the assistant director of the El Dorado County Community Development Agency. Defanti comes to El Dorado County from Sacramento County where he has worked since 2004, most recently as a senior planner. In Sacramento he was responsible for the general plan update and growth management strategy, housing […]

No Comment / July 17, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Local scout raises funds for Grace Foundation

Kaythan Somavarapu an Eagle Scout from local Boy Scout Troop 454 has raised $1,300 to support Grace Foundation. Kaythan, an animal lover wanted to help the Grace Foundation and all the animals that call it a home. He request for donations to Grace Foundation instead of any personal gifts to him at his recent Eagle […]

No Comment / July 17, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Priest earns new stripes

Chaplain Cox becomes a commander with the help of his children. Courtesy photo

Following regularly scheduled services at Faith Episcopal Church in Cameron Park,  Rev. Dr. Sean Cox quickly shed his vestments for his Navy uniform in preparation for his promotion ceremony from lieutenant commander to commander in the U.S. Navy Reserve. Administering the oath in front of the Faith congregation was Col. Christopher Starling, U.S. Marine Corps, […]

No Comment / July 17, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Kittens and cats need ‘fur’ever homes

These kittens and many more are looking for a good home. Courtesy photo

Kitten season is in full swing and the El Dorado County Animal Services shelter in Placerville is reaching out to the community to encourage adoptions. “Our shelter is nearly full with some amazing kittens and cats right now, and we are asking the public to help us find these beautiful animals loving homes,” said Allison […]

No Comment / July 17, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

First EDH Cabinet foundation grants announced

The El Dorado Community Foundation’s El Dorado Hills Cabinet recently awarded its first grants. In response to the outreach to local nonprofits organizations, service clubs, schools and churches in the area, cabinet members received 19 returned requests for funding. “All of us in the cabinet were pleased to receive so many quality applications from such a […]

No Comment / July 17, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Crime watch: July 4-10

Thirsty thieves July 4: Unknown suspect(s) stole a 12-pack of beer from a business on Town Center Boulevard. Under the gun July 4: An unknown subject entered a residence on Wilson Boulevard and stole a firearm. Those aren’t sparklers July 4: Deputies observed a subject lighting fireworks in the middle of the roadway on Gillett Drive. […]

No Comment / July 15, 2013 | Posted in Crime Watch | Read More »

Music workshop July 21

California State University, Sacramento will offer free classical music, played by some of the finest musicians, this summer as part of its CalCap Chamber Music Workshop, from Sunday, July 21, through Friday, Aug. 2. This year’s workshop is drawing intermediate and advanced musicians from as far away as Washington state, Minnesota and Canada. The course […]

No Comment / July 15, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »