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Hometown Hero: Andrew Canepa

Air Force Airman Andrew C. Canepa graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Local photographers help foster teens

Three local photographers said “yes” to Child Advocates of El Dorado County’s request to photograph local foster seniors. Most kids expect high school graduation pictures. Most kids get them. CASA staff realized some foster teens might not get theirs and asked photographers to donate their time for a photo shoot and keepsake pictures. Gail Shoop-Lamy […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Tree lighting this Saturday

The community is once again invited to the annual Holiday Tree Lighting event at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The Nov. 30 celebration kicks off at 4 p.m. with a merchant open house, where families will enjoy food, beverages and holiday entertainment. The first 125 kids to arrive will be invited to play the “Stuff Your Stocking” game, where children visit participating businesses to fill […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Fairytale Town transforms into winter wonderland

Celebrate the holiday season at Fairytale Town with holiday lights, festive décor, Santa and his reindeer and more at Fairytale Town’s Winter Wonderland event. The fun-filled family celebration is set for eight days: Thursdays through Sundays, Dec. 12-15 and 19-22. Fairytale Town will be open special hours for the event from 1 to 7 p.m. […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Food bank needs help during the holidays

The holiday season is here — a wonderful time of the year that most people look forward to but it can be a time of sadness and depression for some of our neighbors who struggle to make ends meet. Many local residents are asking themselves right now, “How am I going to provide a holiday […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Thanksgiving fire safety tips

CAMINO — The Amador-El Dorado Unit of Cal Fire wants to make sure everyone’s Thanksgiving holiday is a fire safe holiday. “Did you know that across this nation there are approximately 2000 house fires reported on Thanksgiving Day, the highest number of house fires for any single day of the year?,” Unit Chief Kelly Keenan said. “These fires […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

ARC announces winter hikes, special events

Red Shack Trail hike Dec. 7: Donna Orth, ARC volunteer, will lead this (3.8 mile round-trip) hike from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The trail is a steep road which may discourage some, but takes hikers to the river near Racehorse Bend rapid and lots of great BLM land. Hikers will explore the old ditch that was in […]

November 27, 2013 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

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