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Cameron Park backyard gets ‘crashed’

Brook Warner walked into a local home improvement store to check out flooring. She walked out with a camera crew and “Yard Crashers” host Matt Blashaw. This Cameron Park resident hit the yard makeover lottery. “You get a little emotional about things you’re not too proud of,” Warner said, explaining that she teared up when […]

December 11, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged ,

Holiday shoppers ‘keep it local’

Shoppers didn’t let turkey-filled bellies stop them from lining up at El Dorado Hills Town Center’s Target last Thursday. Hundreds rushed in for Thanksgiving Day deals. And while “big box” retail has become hard to resist, shoppers clearly remembered to support local shops Saturday, which was, after all, Small Business Saturday. Bags in hand, families […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Prepare to be amazed, inspired

Homes for holiday tour this weekend Prepare yourself for decoration envy. El Dorado Hills residents will open their beautiful homes for the Assistance League of Sierra Foothills annual Homes for the Holidays tour, Dec. 7 & 8. These homeowners don’t just decorate; they celebrate all things Christmas. Think ribbons, garlands, sparkling ornaments, golden tree toppers, twinkling […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Interact students help typhoon victims

When a typhoon devastated the Philippines last month, a country already reeling from a damaging earthquake, Oak Ridge High School Interact Club members jumped into action. Spurred by media and communications officer Axel Peralta, who personally knows storm victims, the club began raising money for ShelterBox and United Nation’s World Food Programme. Students set up tables […]

December 04, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Hacienda dog park open

After seven years of planning, fundraising and watching their beloved community of canine friends grow from pups to middle age, “grey in their muzzle” companions, the El Dorado Dog Owners Guild can finally celebrate an off leash dog park in Cameron Park, the first on the western slope of El Dorado County. Ground broke Nov. […]

December 03, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | 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 ,

Community survey kick-off a success

Despite the rain last Tuesday night, upwards of 250 people attended the sip-n-survey event at the California Welcome Center to weigh in El Dorado Hills’ future. From parks and trails to housing and traffic, the El Dorado Hills Community Economic Development Advisory Committee designed the 15-question survey to take the pulse of the people, saying […]

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