Keep cool, stay healthy during hot weather

El Dorado County health officials are offering tips to stay cool and healthy during the coming summer months. “When temperatures rise, it’s important to take precautions to protect yourself, your family and others,” said Kristine Oase Guth, program manager in the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency. The potential for heat waves occurs […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

El Dorado County families No. 1 in reading to kids

The El Dorado County Library was recently presented with a proclamation from the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors for its success in cultivating a community where families read to their young children. According to Children Now, El Dorado County led the state in 2013 with an estimated 79 percent of families reading to their children […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in News | Tagged ,

Officer of the Year: Sean Nichols

Following in his father’s footsteps, California Highway Patrol Officer Sean Nichols received the Officer of the Year award at the June 4 Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills breakfast meeting. “He represents us and our community very well,” said CHP Commander Craig Root, Placerville office. Sean’s name will go on the same plaque that bears […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

EDH man remembers piloting troop transport on D-Day

On June 7, 1944, an El Dorado Hills man turned 18 years old. The previous day, he was manning the throttle of a landing craft tank, dropping off men and vehicles on the beaches of Normandy for the D-Day invasion. Ed Salata, then a Motor Machinist 2nd Petty Officer with the 103rd Combat Engineers, manned […]

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Nutting removed from board

A judge ruled Friday morning that the District 2 El Dorado County Board of Supervisors seat would be declared vacant and the former supervisor would serve three years probation. Judge Timothy Buckley began the judgment and sentencing hearing of Supervisor Ray Nutting, who represented the south side of El Dorado Hills, by saying there was an […]

June 11, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories | Tagged ,

Road work will close lanes in Cameron Park

The Transportation Division of El Dorado County’s Community Development Agency will implement lane closures on Cameron Park Drive from just south of Highway 50 to Hacienda Road that will result in one-lane of traffic controlled by flaggers and a pilot car.  The lane closures will occur between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. during some nights, […]

June 09, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Tagged

Have an adventure with the American River Conservancy

Mountain Bike Ride First Saturday of each month through August, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. (approx.) This ride, geared for new riders, will be led by Tom Petersen, an ARC supporter, trail author, and bike enthusiast. You will enjoy this non-technical ride on unpaved roads and wide trails. Tom can also answer questions about brake adjustments, tire […]

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